I was reading my local newspaper this weekend and the headline was about a 10% hike in the water rates this year. Which made my brain cell stop and think, “Say what? Isn’t inflation under 2%“? In turn that made me question if the standard inflation numbers are even important to begin with. I decided that they aren’t – here’s why.
I bought more of an existing stock this month; ironically because I was considering to sell out of another. Click on to see the why and what of my stock purchase…
Market drops towards the end of the month led to pretty flat results at the end of April. The S&P 500 was up only 5.6 points to 2065.3. How did my Income Fund do in comparison?
Last Friday I made a semi-spontaneous decision and traded in my Chevy Volt for a new car! Although I could justify it, this wasn’t an entirely rational decision on a financial basis but sometimes it’s just better to follow your heart more than your mind.
I came across an interesting report in my investing travels this week which looks at global dividend trends and which regions are growing dividends faster than others. Which region had the fastest dividend growth? Which company pays the biggest dividend amount in the world? Read on to find out!
It’s been a while since I’ve an individual stock purchase as I’ve been selling some holdings over the last two months instead. But last Friday (even though it was April Fool’s Day), I finally reversed that trend and added to one of my existing positions. Click on to see why and what…
March was a good month for the stock market after a slow start to the year. It’s also a strong month for dividend income which helped my portfolio reach a new all-time high. Here’s my dividend income and Income Fund update for March 2016.
As part of the ongoing simplification & optimization of my personal finances, I’ve made some changes to how I route money between my various accounts. But I thought it’d be worth looking at how I arrived at my individual solution, starting at the beginning, some 16 years ago.