The Pocket Change Portfolio (PCP) was first introduced on September 13, 2008 as a real money dividend income portfolio funded by the “pocket change” earned from my various online endeavors. Each month I report on the portfolio’s progress and update its holdings.
April Dividends Received
Total dividends received were $99.30 for the month, consisting of:
$7.92 Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BIV)
$13.12 Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV)
$5.44 PowerShares Emerging Mkt Debt (NYSEARCA:PCY)
April Dividend Stock Purchases
The following securities were purchased during the month:
26 shares Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) providing $31.46 in annual dividend earnings
Annualized Dividend Income
Including the above purchases, my annual PCP dividend income is now $1,476.00 at the current dividend rates. This is up $155.06 from last month’s $1,320.94 amount. The PCP has never had a monthly decline in annualized dividend income.
Life-to-date: 18.14% (annualized)