Backup Your Blog – New Feature Added

I just had a scare. Dividend Portfolio went down for a few hours. I was totally freaked out. But the experience has taught me the importance of having a backup. This is why I’m suggesting that if you’re not doing this, you should backup your blog. Here’s what happened. I visited Captain Dividend’s blog and liked a feature… Read More »

How to Invest $3000?

I am faced with a dilemma. I’m not sure how to invest the $3000 I received from my tax refund. Clearly, I’m going to be investing it in my dividend portfolio, but I’m at a loss as to how to invest that money. Should I invest it all at once in a lump sum, or engage in… Read More »

Capital One Investing Review

Capital One Investing, formerly known as Sharebuilder, offers many important features for a dividend growth investor such as myself. In this Capital One Investing review, I discuss some of the those features. These include the benefits of automatic investing, fractional shares, the advantage pricing program, and more. I chose Capital One Investing because it suits… Read More »

The Perfect Broker

The perfect broker doesn’t exist. But, of course you knew that. In my quest to pursue a dividend growth portfolio, I am faced with the choice confronted by every other investor. Which broker to choose? There are many different criteria to choose from. It’s important to evaluate the pros and cons of each broker before… Read More »

March 2017 Update

Here is my March 2017 Update. For the month of March, I purchased one share of Realty Income (O) and one share of Coca Cola. Before the end of the month, I will likely purchase one share of Apple. Since October of last year, I have only been contributing $90 a month to my portfolio.… Read More »

Save, Invest, or Pay off debt?

I have a BIG decision to make.  Should I save for a down payment, invest in dividend growth income (DGI), or pay off student loan debt? Save, invest, or pay off debt? That is the question.  So many people are confronted with a similar dilemma. I even asked myself a similar question last year in this post. Of course, the… Read More »

Dividend Portfolio Excites Me

I know it’s been a while since I created a post. Truth be told, I won’t be fully back until May. But, I couldn’t wait until then before expressing why Dividend Portfolio excites me. Today, I did a search for Divided Portfolio on Google. I typed “dividend portfolio” in the search engine without the use… Read More »

Still Here

I know I haven’t posted in a while, but I just wanted to give let you know I’m still here.  The next few months are going to  be tough for me to post, but I’m going to try. Work is keeping me busy, and with other things going on, posting is difficult. I’m generally a private… Read More »

Slow and Steady

They say slow and steady wins the race. Well, for my dividend portfolio, the growth in annual dividends has been very slow. What’s worse is that I don’t think the speed of growth will increase anytime soon and certainly not in 2016. Right now, I am close to meeting my goal of $100 in annual… Read More »