Recent Purchases

AT&T: Dividend Aristocrat (still) at a discount

You can’t beat a Dividend Aristocrat at a discount. You just can’t. Everything is better when it’s on sale. The...

Addition by subtraction

Wednesday’s steps: 3 sales and one biggish purchase Wednesday was all about addition by subtraction. As a dividend-growth investor with...

Sempra: the newest cog in the dividend-growth machine

I get restless on dividend-less days. It’s not that I’m disappointed I didn’t receive anything … I’m not greedy. I...

Taking a nibble at Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health has been in a world of hurt lately, down nearly 16% in the last month alone thanks to...

Learning to deal with the dips

S&P 500 suffers 2nd biggest loss of the year The DOW was down almost 1%, the NASDAQ tumbled more than...

Recent purchase: Omnicom Group

Earned a pair of dividends this week, too Tuesday was a dry day in terms of dividends … which I...

The DOW just doesn’t want to go down

The best part about investing is the market always goes up. Wait … that doesn’t sound right. That’s not right,...

YUM … another dividend

When I added YUM! Brands to my portfolio, I really didn’t have many expectations. I was looking for a company...

The hits (dividends) keep comin’

Don’t look now, but I’m making an average of $4.54 a day in dividend income so far this month. That’s...

nearly new record

Almost a new dividend record … almost

I’ve noticed the first day of the month tends to be a good one for dividends. How good? Well, Tuesday,...