Today’s purchase: AT&T

Some of the best performers in my portfolio are companies with lowish yields, low payout ratios and a history of...

Today’s dividends: Texas Instruments and Air Products & Chemicals

Today wasn’t so bad, was it? My portfolio finished in the green and volatility was kept to a minimum. Considering...

Today’s dividends: Clorox, General Dynamics, Nucor and American Express

The market has been all over the place lately. But, you know what they say: volatility is the spice of...

Today’s purchase: Wingstop

  Who doesn’t love chicken wings? I’m serious … that’s not a rhetorical question. I mean, I know vegetarians and...

Today’s dividend: Lowe’s

I took another couple steps today, picking up a share of IBM early this afternoon before a dividend from Lowe’s...

Today’s purchases: Proctor & Gamble and Ford

I didn’t receive any dividends today, so did a little shopping instead. I’m not even going to keep track of...

Today’s dividend: PNC Financial Services

The DOW was due for a dip, but daaaaaammmmnnnnnnnnn. That was something else. It plummeted 1,175 points (4.60%). And the...

January portfolio update: 333% more dividends!

Don’t laugh. I know the $35.74 of completely passive dividend income I earned from a combined 42 different companies last...

Today’s dividends: CVS and Foot Locker

Well, that was fun. We had ourselves a good-ol’-fashioned selloff for the first time in what seems like forever. The...

Today’s dividends: record $13.37 from 7 companies

Nothing says welcome to February like a double-digit dividend haul, am I right? Maybe that’s just me, but come on...