Recent Purchases

Verizon is always welcome in my portfolio

I made a quick deposit and bought more because, well, why not? The two shares of Verizon I grabbed for $44.98 lowered my average cost by about $2 from $50-plus to just over $48 a share.

Welcome to the portfolio, Lazard

Today, my account got a boost from some capital gains. Not that I had anything to do with the gains, but I'll certainly take them. I also made a $50 deposit and, overall, my portfolio grew by $112.92.

Heading into the weekend with 4 fresh dividends

Nothing's better than taking a peek at your portfolio at the end of a long day and seeing it's gone up in value ... nothing.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Days like today keep me motivated because, well, any dividend is a good dividend. It always feels great to be paid. Getting paid 7 times feels even better.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

I don't know if I'll be able to top what I did last month from a dividend standpoint, taking home nearly $40 and increasing my payments from April to May by 79%, but getting paid from five different companies on the first day of June certainly gave me hope for another solid month.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

With the month of May coming to a close, and a personal monthly-dividend record already in my back pocket, every...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Another day, another record. After setting a new personal best for dividends in a month ($23.26) yesterday, I set another...

Thursday, May 25, 2017

One of the great things about dividend investing is it brings a certain level of certainty to an uncertain practice....

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

This hasn’t been the most eventful week for my portfolio, which is perfectly fine. It’s been cruising along thanks to...

Friday, May 19, 2017

Not much to brag about today, but I did receive a dividend payment: $0.83 for the one share of Ameriprise...