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  • What I'm Doing With My Kinder Morgan Shares As A Dividend Growth Investor [View article]
    You won't see me selling any stock that accelerates their DGR. That sound I hear is music to the ear, "ca-ching" is a good thing! I'm a poet & I didn't even know it...lol
    Aug 13 01:23 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: The Absurdity Of Believing That Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement [View article]
    I refuse to pay a $9.95 trading commission every time I want to simulate a dividend by selling a portion of a stock that does not pay them. If I did this quarterly from every one of my current 31 holdings my account would be lighter by $1,233.80 per year...just in trading costs! That isn't recoverable either in a retirement account.
    Aug 13 01:11 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: The Absurdity Of Believing That Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement [View article]
    Perhaps I should rephrase my question. XIVs inception was in Dec 2010 so back test analyses have little history to draw upon. I would like to know how your XIV-SPY mix would have performed in years prior to 2011, especially in down years such as 2002 & 2008.
    Aug 12 08:30 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: The Absurdity Of Believing That Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement [View article]
    Bjorn Eraker,

    Thanks for sharing your investing strategy. Were you concerned in 2011 with this approach as XIV returned -45.5% & SPY returned only 2%?
    Aug 12 07:17 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: The Absurdity Of Believing That Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement [View article]
    "BAX's last 5 dividend increases look good"

    Actually I felt their increase this year was substandard for a <3% yield DG company. In light of their previous DG history, as RAS noted above, I baled & went a different direction with TU.
    Aug 12 12:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: The Absurdity Of Believing That Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement [View article]
    DANIELTHECHAMP,

    If I had to do it all over again I'd lay the DG stock foundation early on with the majority of my funds and be more aggressive with the remaining smaller portion.
    Aug 12 11:47 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: The Absurdity Of Believing That Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement [View article]
    DVYL &SDYL are interesting but be very cautious as they are highly volatile. You will get 2X the performance of the ETFs they track (DVY & SDY) which is great on the upside but deadly on the downside. Personally, I might consider trading them but wouldn't hold them long term unless I conjunctly held something with good downside protection.
    Aug 12 11:39 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: The Absurdity Of Believing That Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement [View article]
    Sadly Dale makes assumptions that have little fact. Dale is a bright guy & knows better. I think he is subtlety creating controversy to get more clicks.
    Aug 12 11:17 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: The Absurdity Of Believing That Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement [View article]
    Truebluealpha,

    Genworth MI Canada Inc "OTC:GMICF" (MIC.TO) has paid growing dividends since 2008. It's yield is 3.7%, DGR 10.5% & will be a Canadian dividend all-star later in the year (5 year streak).
    Aug 12 11:09 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement; A Few Examples [View article]
    Dale,

    "If you want a growing income in the accumulation phase it's easy to beat the numbers of a typical DG investor as I demonstrated in a couple of articles. Invest in typical or traditional higher yielding income ETFs."

    This is extremely unlikely. I don't know how you can make this assumption with no facts! If you had said instead "If you want higher total return in the accumulation phase you may beat the numbers of a typical DG investor..." I would say that is possible but the goals of these two strategies are entirely different.
    Aug 11 03:10 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement; A Few Examples [View article]
    "I just find it hard to take columns seriously on SA that have spelling errors such as that."

    Like using "to" instead of "too" or "your" instead of "you're"
    Aug 10 05:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement; A Few Examples [View article]
    Prey,

    "david c & chowder just to name 2 prove you wrong an an almost daily basis."

    I make no apologies, I like these guys. They have much experience and are kind to share it. I don't believe they start fights on here but will fight back if provoked.
    Aug 10 01:55 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement; A Few Examples [View article]
    varan,

    "Most of the others always bring up side issues to obfuscate and confuse when this is mentioned. Some get offended to the extreme. That's why the stupid and mindless debates such as the one in this thread continue unabated to no end."

    I truly believe the majority on here have open minds & realize there are other credible schemes. What most folk's don't appreciate are unkind snide remarks or comments made in condescending fashion. It's also unfair to compare TR strategies to DG strategies. The goals are very different. Everyman's comfort zone is not the same.!
    Aug 10 01:42 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement; A Few Examples [View article]
    varan,

    Thanks. You won't have any argument from DGIs that there are growth/safety portfolios that will beat DG portfolios in performance. A DGIs mindset is growing income exceeding inflation without having to sell anything unless necessary. There is less risk with dividend safety than there is with price volatility so TR takes the back burner. For sure stock-picking is more hands on but DGIs love the DIY craftwork and monitoring that's required.
    Aug 10 12:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • How Dividends Don't Matter In Retirement; A Few Examples [View article]
    prey,

    "But why would I handicap myself to the large cap blend S&P500
    there are plenty of better long term choices"

    No doubt! I was purely responding to Dale's article & graph not on what "you" should do.

    "mythical DG portfolio (well if ever you guys could agree on it's proxy)."

    No 2 DGIs are exactly alike. There is no mythical or prototypical DG portfolio. We have varying opinions on what we should hold. Many carry several large cap div aristocrats. I have some of those but mostly Cdn mid-caps.
    Aug 10 11:46 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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