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The Dividend Pig

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Name:
The Dividend Pig
Category:
Investing
Tags:
Frugality/Saving, Early Retirement/FIRE
Start Year:
2011

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Net worth:
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
Middle management

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Latest Blog Posts

It’s as simple as it sounds… to be a dividend growth investor, you have to invest money into dividend growth stocks (whether it be individual stocks, ETFs or mutual funds). While this is easy to say, it’s much harder to do. I’ve struggled, constantly, over the last few years trying to shrug off my second guessing nature that relentlessly tells me I’m paying too much for the dividend stocks I’m buying. ...
Posted: Jul 20 2017 @ 9:31 AM
WOW!  I do love these big payment months.  My monthly dividend income is getting pretty respectable and net worth is beginning to climb back up. Monthly Dividend Income I’m so excited about the progress I’m making with my dividend income.  It’s my delight to report this month’s record breaking totals. Let’s get to it. This month I received $725.35 in dividend income.  On average, I was paid $17.69 from a whopping 41 companies (or 40 companies and 1 fund). ...
Posted: Jul 11 2017 @ 9:17 AM
I can’t believe we are almost done with the month and i’m just now posting my June purchases. I’m normally much more on the ball. Anyway, even though I haven’t been “present”, I have been putting some money to work. It’s not been the gigantic sums of the last few months, but it all adds up! You can click on the ticker link in the table below to get current dividend ...
Posted: Jun 22 2017 @ 9:30 AM
May was an incredible month for my personal dividend income and a kick in the face for net worth.  The new money that I’ve invested in dividend growth stocks the last few months is really starting to make an impact. Personal Dividend Income I mentioned in my last report that slow months can be difficult to keep motivated. Graphing and charting were extremely important to keep focused.  Well, that wasn’t necessary this month… this month’s personal dividend ...
Posted: Jun 09 2017 @ 9:42 AM
When I first discovered dividend investing a few years ago, I quickly realized this was the investing style for me.  I also realized that dividend investing is not a quick process… at all.  It takes years, decades even, of investing in high quality companies before you see substantial returns in the form of dividend income.  While I am ecstatic with the progress I’m making, this dividend income report is not all that ...
Posted: May 09 2017 @ 9:57 AM
Just two days into the month and I’ve already added a couple hundred dollars of income to my dividend portfolio! (SWEET!)  The last few months have been huge accumulations months for me. You can read more about how that happened here. In other news.  I’ve starting to raise my limit order prices for several dividend growth stocks on my limit order list.  My limit prices have gotten so far out of whack ...
Posted: May 02 2017 @ 2:45 PM
The Internet is awash with opportunities for massive savings, discounts, and wealth maximization. It is entirely possible to scour the literature in search of profitable opportunities. This is true on loans, credit cards, opening new bank accounts, transferring/receiving money internationally and so forth. Promotions are typically limited-time offers available to clients who spot them at the right time, at the right place. The average consumer pays so much more than is ...
Posted: May 01 2017 @ 4:00 AM
Finally!  This month’s dividend income statement reports a level of success I’ve been working towards for quite some time.  It’s been a long time coming and I’m really excited about this record breaking month.   March Dividend Income Statement March is the month dividend dreams come true.  Not really, but I was able to hit a long sought over goal.  March’s dividend income is significant, and I’m happy to share this achievement with you. Let’s get to it. This ...
Posted: Apr 10 2017 @ 5:01 PM
I’ve been working hard at growing dividend income the last couple of months.  While I’m not exactly thrilled with the prices i’m paying at the moment (most stocks are very overvalued) I’m picking the best deals I can find. As I mentioned here, I’m making some larger, more frequent purchases thanks to my 401k getting moved to an account I’m able to control.  Its an exciting time! So here is a list ...
Posted: Apr 06 2017 @ 11:13 AM
With the month half over, it is time to start doing some work and start buying income from the best dividend values that I could find.  The trouble is, its not easy when pretty much everything is super expensive.  Below are the best dividend deals I jumped on this month (one of them being a bit of a gamble). Buying Income - March 2017 Symbol Company Name Date/Time Quantity Buy Price Comm/Fee Total Cost Yield Income Y Div Q Div ...
Posted: Mar 17 2017 @ 4:32 PM

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