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My entire career has been spent in industry within the finance and accounting realm. My career started in 1985 and has included exposure to implementing SFASs
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  • Dividend Investors Should Focus On Stocks, Not The Market

    The election may be settled, but investors fears are not. When Obama was first elected, the market plunged on worries of the looming Fiscal Cliff and European concerns. Budget negotiations began on Capitol Hill, optimism returned and the market responded. More recently, Obama's popularity plunged, then the Republicans regained control of the Senate. Is it a stock market, or a yo-yo?...

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    Tags: XOM, IBM, CSCO, MSFT, T, KO
    Nov 18 7:37 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Stocks Growing Future Yield With Increased Dividends

    In the southern U.S. where I live, there has been some controversy over harvesting forests of hardwoods and reseeding them with pines. Growing hardwoods is very similar to investing in dividend stocks. What you plant or invest in today will not yield much for years to come. That is not to say progress is not seen. It is just slow and deliberate. To grow hardwoods it takes great foresight and commitment to the process. The small investments we make in quality dividend stocks each month won't yield large payments in the near-term. It will take time for the payments to grow and compound, but they will.

    Below are several companies planting the seeds for future yield by increasing their cash dividends...

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    Tags: CBL, PRU, ADP, STNG
    Nov 17 7:46 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Dividend Income Progress Update - October 2014

    Once again it is time for a goals/progress update. I am pleased to report that annualized dividend income increased in October, extending the streak to 52 consecutive months of increases after June 2010's decline. Since I began publicly tracking annualized dividend income in November 2007, it has increased in 81 of the last 83 months.

    My goals were defined in this December 1, 2007 Investing Goals post and last updated in my 2014 Investing Goals post. Below is an updated version of the table found in the original post...

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    Tags: CTBI, ITW, O, LEG, ETO
    Nov 15 9:30 AM | Link | Comment!
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