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Posted by Alka G. August 18, 2013

An Anatomy of Dividend Investing

An Anatomy of Dividend Investing

Most of the investors look for highly secure way to invest their hard-earned money which will not only let them to save for their retirement but also supplement their income. No matter how much return you want to earn out of your investment portfolio, it is essential that you should understand the risk and return Continue reading →

My Private Investment Fund Dream

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Trade exit – Realty Income (O), Ferrellgas Partners LP (FGP), MBIA Inc (MBI)

Trade exit - Realty Income (O), Ferrellgas Partners LP (FGP), MBIA Inc (MBI)

Today is expiration Friday and a few of my options trades are closing with full profit: Realty Income (O) covered call – cash received $32.21 0.77% gain 15.88% annualized See the original trade here. Ferrellgas Partners LP (FGP) put selling – cash received $185.00 10.57% gain 22.06% annualized See the original trade here. MBIA Inc Continue reading →

Help me creating a private investment fund

My dream was to start and manage a private investment fund and potentially, one day, go public and offer investing services to general public. I have been investing for several years and became quite successful in it. So far my investments make in average 13% ROI annually. I would like to raise money to boost Continue reading →

Great dividend stocks offering a good entry point

Great dividend stocks offering a good entry point

As stocks are on the verge of fall there are now stocks which are providing yet another great entry point in my opinion. Since I started investing into dividend growth stocks last year I love to see stocks of my interest falling down. They still pay the same dividend payout or even increased their dividend Continue reading →

My inspiration in the last week #32

My inspiration in the last week #32

I often browse the internet to find ideas about investing, trading stocks, options, investing opportunities and strategies. I like to read about investors and what their investing/trading approach to create income you can live on is.   Should Your Job Dictate Your Emergency Fund? – Making Sense of Cents – by Jordann Learn to build Continue reading →

How to Build your Ideal Retirement Plan

How to Build your Ideal Retirement Plan

In past times, people used to work for all their lives long and they preferred to retire only after accumulating sufficient amount of wealth which they could utilize for their retirement period. But in today‚Äôs time, people who have retired still need to remain active during their retirement period as high cost of living may Continue reading →

New trade – Legacy Reserves Lp (LGCY)

New trade - Legacy Reserves Lp (LGCY)

Are you looking for a stock to buy? I am too! I had cash available in my TD account to invest and I wanted a stock which has a solid dividend growth and nice yield. Since I started my portfolio accumulation unlike some of my fellow investors (for example Dividend Mantra, who started very early Continue reading →

Update to closed ARR put trade -10.56% loss

Update to closed ARR put trade -10.56% loss

I was so excited writing about my reasons why I no longer wanted to invest in ARR or trade its options that I forgot to mention how my trade went wrong. So this is an update to my previous post. I closed this trade with -10.56% (loss) or -46.55% annual loss. On this trade I Continue reading →

Trade exit – Armour Residential (ARR) put selling

Trade exit - Armour Residential (ARR) put selling

I decided to take a loss at my Armour residential put selling trade. Originally I believed in this stock, but lately I consider Armour residential a junk every dividend investor should avoid. There is plenty of investor out there I could see who think this stock is a great value because of its book value Continue reading →