Portfolio Spotlight Series – CINF

The Portfolio Spotlight – CINF …..   Welcome to the Portfolio Spotlight series. Here I will detail one of my portfolio holdings and the performance results since its purchase. The goal is to show how dividends and patience will reward you over time if you stick the the DGI strategy. I plan on doing this once or twice a month. This month we look at Cincinnati Financial (CINF),  one of my longest current holdings! Check out my last entry for BIP here . Portfolio Spotlight – CINF CINF is one of those stocks that won’t dazzle you but is a slow...

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2017 May Dividends have arrived !

2017 May Dividends The sun is shining, I am playing golf weekly , and Dividends are pouring in.  It is hard to be in a bad mood right now as there is so much to be thankful for. When the good weather arrives my mood improves dramatically. I love the opportunity to be outside on the weekends, to play golf and hang with my friends. Additionally, the dividends are pouring in every month now and I am feeling pretty good after seeing the May dividend totals. The Feb-May-Aug-Nov cycle is doing fine. I am about to crack the monthly milestone of $500...

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April Dividends 2017 are here !

April Dividends April dividends are here. April is in the books and saw more increases as well as a few dividend raises. We started the month with snow here in the Boston area. I was feeling like golf season would never arrive. Luckily it melted quickly and I was able to get an April round in. The dividends also got better as the month went on. I saw a nice Y-O-Y increase and I feel like I am on pace to achieve the years goal. It will be close but I am staying focused and pouring as much cash as possible into...

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Max Last Years IRA Before April 18th

Contribute to last year’s IRA before it is too late Yes thats right, make a 2016 contribution to your IRA before April 15th.  The government allows catch up contributions for the previous year up until tax filing day in the US.  It is something a lot of people do not take advantage of but it can make a big difference over time if you miss out on this. But why you ask? Simple answer…. Because once the date is gone, you will not be able to catch up on this year again. This is really important because the contributions...

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March Dividends 2017 – Solid Month !

March Dividends 2017 Well, we were greeted this morning with an April 1st snowstorm ! Ugh!  When is spring going to arrive?  Despite this depressing event, I was able to smile a bit when my March dividends were added up. I had another great month and appear being basically on track for the year’s lofty goal of $7,927.10. I will need to be completely focused to achieve this. That will include reinvesting, and adding as much new money as possible. I am going to add a little for 2016 contribution before April 15th. I believe in maxing out if possible the...

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