Dividend Increase AFL & ABBV

Aflac Incorporated (AFL) just declared $0.45 quarterly dividend increase. This is an increase of 4.7% from $0.43. I own 25 shares, so this will increase my annual dividend income by $2.00. AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) also announced a dividend increase. However, ABBV increased it by a whopping 10.9%. They declare a $0.71 quarterly dividend. Before the increase, it was $0.64. I own 52 shares […]

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3 Stock Considerations for November

When working on my stock considerations for the month, I like to use the CCC spreadsheet which is run and maintained by Dave Fish. When looking at the spreadsheet, I like to add my own data filters. This helps me find companies that meet my set of criteria. After the filters were added, I now had […]

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Recent Buy: Walt Disney Company

Walt Disney Company (DIS) has seen its stock lose about 16.50% from a high of $116.10 a share. I find this to be a great opportunity to buy more shares of Walt Disney Company because I see this company as a “Forever Company”. The company has a great track record and they are making the […]

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Dividend Increase – V

Visa Inc. (V) just declared $0.195 quarterly dividend. This is an increase of 18.2% from $0.165. I own 17 shares, so this will increase my annual dividend income by $2.04 to $4,290.92 I updated both my Passive Income page as well as my Portfolio page to reflect the changes. My Thoughts: WOW what an increase from Visa. This is one of […]

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Recent Buy: AT&T

I added more shares to my portfolio with the purchase of AT&T Inc. 33 shares @ $35.82 on 10/13/2017. This increases my forward 12-month dividend income by $64.69 to a total of $4,289.22 I also updated my portfolio page to reflect the change. Check out the article that was published over at Seeking Alpha about AT&T.  […]

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Dividend Increase – OHI

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc (OHI) just declared $0.65 quarterly dividend. This is an increase of 1.6% from $0.64. I own 127 shares, so this will increase my annual dividend income by $5.08 to $4,287.30 I updated both my Passive Income page as well as my Portfolio page to reflect the changes. My Thoughts: OHI did it again!! The increased their dividend for 21 […]

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Passive Income for September 2017

Once a month I like to talk about my total passive income for the month. I do this to track how much is coming in. Once I get over $2,000 a month in passive income, I will be in a great place. $2,000 a month is my crossover point. At that point, that money will be enough […]

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Dividend Increase – AXP

American Express Company (AXP) just declared $0.35 quarterly dividend. This is an increase of 9.4% from $0.32. I own 20.24 shares in my IRA account. My Thoughts: I wished I added more shares of this company. At the time, I just did not have enough money to buy much more. This increase is somewhat in line with recent increases. […]

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Recent Buy: AT&T

A few weeks ago, AT&T saw its price drop to a low of $35.17 a share. I took advantage of this opportunity and decided to buy shares of this high-quality Dividend Aristocrats. I will be discussing my recent purchase of AT&T (T). I will cover the company fundamentals as well as its valuation. I open […]

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Net Worth Update – September 2017

I have been using Personal Capital to track my net worth as well as my income and expenses for almost four years. I highly recommend that you sign up and use Personal Capital as this is far superior to other similar services. You can sign up using this link: Personal Capital Sign up As you can […]

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