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I am a Software Engineer. I am not a Financial Professional, but a self taught investor who is attempting to build a passive income stream for my future.

My grandfather introduced me to dividend investing when I was 15 with a gift of Walmart.

After growing up and starting to work, I tried to invest in growth stocks and hit a 10 bagger. This approach never worked for me (for a variety of reasons). The biggest deal was that I didn't have the guts to sit and watch these stocks drop so much.

So I gravitated back to looking at the companies that had a history of raising dividends and thriviing in all sorts of market conditions.
  • Description: Full-time Investor. Trading frequency: Monthly
  • Interests: Bonds, Dividend stock ideas & income, Stocks - long
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Blog My Grampa taught me about dividend investing when I was young. He always valued a company that would pay him for ownership. Every time we talked about investing, he would talk about dividends. It wasn't until after I had done poorly trying to find the next 10-bagger, that I began dividend investing. My blog ...More
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