investing

Foot Locker not as smelly as people think

I was all about FL when I picked up a share for $76.77 back on May 5. Now, though, it's all the way down to $48.20 as of Wednesday's close. It was down $2.51 (4.99%) on the day and slumped $28.57 (37.22%) since I added it to my portfolio.

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.

Swingin’ for the fences

I knocked one out of the park today (Friday, June 9, 2017). In baseball, hit one over the fence and you get to trot around the bases ... all four of 'em. The investing version of a round-tripper involves adding to your portfolio in four different ways.

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.

Another month, another personal dividend record

I've come to realize you don't have to have a ton of money to invest. My reason for not investing - no money - was actually more of an excuse. When you use commission-free brokerages like Robinhood you can invest small amounts here and there and, as I'm starting to see, those will grow into bigger amounts.

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...