Dividend Income Update – May 2019

May 2019 Dividends – $162.20 Total Dividends for the Year – $1,499.80 This month I received nine dividend payments from the following companies: Date Company Ticker Dividends 5/15/2019 Realty Income O $45.20 5/15/2019 Ally Financial, Inc. ALLY $17.00 5/15/2019 Colgate-Palmotive Company CL $43.00 5/16/2019 Synchrony Financial SYF $21.00 5/24/2019 Starbucks Corporation SBUX $36.00 Total $162.20 … Read moreDividend Income Update – May 2019

Dividend Income Update – April 2019

  April 2019 Dividends – $432.54 Total Dividends for the Year – $1,337.60 This month I received nine dividend payments from the following companies: Date Company Ticker Dividends 4/1/2019 Coca-Cola KO $40.00 4/15/2019 Realty Income O $22.60 4/30/2019 SPDR S&P 500 ETF SPY $369.94 Total $432.54 In total, I’ve received $1,337.60 so far, according to … Read moreDividend Income Update – April 2019

Becoming a Millionaire By Investing

In the book, The Millionaire Next Door, one of the lines that will always stand out to me is that how many of our friends and neighbors are secretly millionaires. This is because many of them have built up some sort of retirement savings plus they’ve gotten to the point where they’ve paid off almost … Read moreBecoming a Millionaire By Investing

Recent Buys – April 10 2019 – HSY

I recently opened up a position in Hershey (HSY) to add to my dividend portfolio. Hershey has been around for over a hundred years and the famous international chocolate maker is not going anywhere anytime soon. Hershey’s chocolates are relatively cheap for consumers so a recession in the economy may not necessarily affect the amount … Read moreRecent Buys – April 10 2019 – HSY

Peer to Peer Lending as Passive Income

I’ve always been fascinated with fixed income. I don’t invest in it much since I still have a long time horizon and therefore the ability (but maybe not the mentality) to endure riskier instruments. With fixed income, such as bonds and debt, one gets a “safer” return because if the company where to become insolvent, … Read morePeer to Peer Lending as Passive Income