Posts by Ben Stroup

Back on the gravy train

Thursday, March 30, 2017 After a dry Wednesday dividend-wise, I received a pair of payments Thursday to make up for...

Always keep an eye on the future

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 I spent the day sitting on the sidelines. I didn’t receive any dividends, didn’t make any...

Thanks for the parting gift, GameStop

Tuesday, March 28, 2019 Now I know how Charlie Weis feels … kinda. Weiss was paid nearly $19,000,000 over a...

Logic: never leave home without it

Monday, March 27, 2017 No dividends today (womp, womp), but I did add to my portfolio by scooping up a...

Spice up your portfolio with a sprinkle of this dividend darling

My portfolio was looking a bit bland Monday morning … so I spiced it up by purchasing a share of...

Today’s purchase: a company practically printing money

Ever heard of Avery Dennison? I know I sure as hell hadn’t … until I stumbled upon it on my...

Today’s purchase: an income-generating container company

If you’re a dividend-growth investor, chances are you’re overlooking Tupperware (TUP). Dividend growth, after all – the name of the...

Is it just me, or does investing kinda feel like parenting?

OK, Target, I’ve had it … go to your room. Now! What’s that? Huh? I don’t wanna hear it. I...

Why I have a 100-company portfolio

You can never have too much of a good thing. When I started my dividend-growth portfolio seven months ago, I...

How to start investing for less than $50

Since opening my Robinhood account, and starting this blog, I’ve met (and by met I mean via social media, not that old-school...