Saturday, July 2, 2016

June 2016 Dividend Update

June was a busy and exciting month for me with the graduation. The warmer weather lately is so much better than the cold winters here that seem to last longer every year. June is one of those bigger months in dividends for many people. We are halfway through 2016 already? Time is moving along quickly and that is reason enough to put every effort into our investments to reach our goals. Before too many years pass by and we don't get to enjoy our hard work and use the money on traveling and good experiences. There are some great bloggers who realize that our time is limited and we should look out for our own future and making the most out of it.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Recent Buy

Scheduled for June 24, 2016 I purchased 1.5061 shares of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) at $98.91. The ESPN noise continues to dominate Disney and keep the price down under $100. Add in the other issues of the tragic alligator problem and the portion of the Brexit drop we had today it has stayed in the red. It is my hope that it stays down for a bit longer so I can buy more!

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

May 2016 Dividend Update

Hello everyone! We have made it to June and within 2 weeks of me finishing school. One last group project to complete and present (Don't we love group work?) I am here on campus working on my portion of it later towards the due date than I would have liked. This seems to happen a lot when busy people are thrown into a group and have to make it work. While I have been busy working a full time job and taking courses my strategy also has not changed at all. I have not lost any belief in an income strategy being a very attractive and realistic way to fund a retirement lifestyle. It does not matter how old you are when it comes to dividends. There is not a dividend officer at work that checks on your account to make sure you don't make too much money for their liking. If there is enough regular passive income after all your expenses and you don't feel like working anymore then you can choose to say goodbye to the early morning alarm clock. You can keep working if it is not an issue for you and you enjoy it, but if it is stressful, long, and grueling hours that steal away from your health, family, and happiness you can choose to say goodbye whenever you want. I would have more to say, but am saving it for a more focused article sometime in the near future.

So, instead let's see how the dividend world treated me in May!

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Two recent buys

On 05/24/2016 I purchased 1.5193 shares of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) for $98.05/share.

Flowers Foods markets baked foods under such brands as Nature's Own and Whitewheat.

On June 2, 2016 I purchased 20 shares of Flowers Foods Company (FLO) for $18.67/share.

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

April 2016 Dividend Update

Here we are in May, where the weather should start to begin warming up. The summer months should bring about more enjoyment as we are able to do more outdoor activities and sports and actually enjoy being outside. April has end and here I am tallying up my dividend income with about 6 weeks left until my graduation. I hope everyone had a great month in April and look forward to reading your reports and plans for the summer.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Recent Buy

On 04/25/2016 I purchased 1.4422 shares of Walt Disney Company (DIS) for $103.29/share. The stock has been on a run for the last few weeks. The company has a lot of successful movie launches already this year and upcoming for the next few years. The market has rightfully ignored the CEO successor situation, but I won't be surprised if it does come into play if Bob Iger does not extend soon.