Category Archive: Thoughts

Jan 19 2017

2016 In Review

Well, the year is over. I can’t believe 2016 is gone. Although it was a  great year in many ways, it was also an unpleasant election year and the world lost many notable entertainers and figures. On the bright side, how was 2016 in my quest for dividend income? Overall, it was a pretty good …

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Sep 25 2016

One hour. One dollar.

With August’s stock buy of AWP lifting my projected average monthly dividend income to $732.78, I reached a very anticipated goal: A projected average monthly dividend income of $730 per month. Which means 24 dollars every 24 hours. Or, more simply: $1.00 per hour. Every hour of every day. This is a major milestone that …

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Jan 10 2016

2015: The Year In Review

Wow, is it 2016 already? 2015 is over? Jeez, the months flew by. It seems like just last week that I was enjoying the summer sunshine and putting in some vacation time in Central and Southern Oregon, and Cancun. On the other hand, time seemed to crawl when anticipating the dividend payouts for each new …

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Nov 26 2015

Turkey Layoffs Continue

A turkey is fed for 1,000 days by a butcher, and every day confirms to the turkey and the turkey’s economics department and the turkey’s risk management department and the turkey’s analytical department that the butcher loves turkeys, and every day brings more confidence to the statement. But on day 1,001 there will be a …

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Jun 02 2015

Top 3 Disadvantages of Dividend Investing

There’s no such as thing as the perfect investment, as all investments have at least one negative quality that an investor must accept in order to realize the benefits of the investment. Dividend stock investing is certainly no exception. As good as dividend investing may seem, as covered in the Top 5 Advantages of Dividend …

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May 17 2015

Top 5 Advantages of Dividend Investing

Investing for dividend income is one way to utilize your investing dollar. As with any form of investing, dividend investing has its positive and negative qualities, because there is no such thing as a perfect investment and there are always trade offs involved. All investors have to find their comfort level of risk versus safety, …

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Jan 01 2015

2014: The Year in Review

2014 is over. Done. History. Gone. Finished. Kaput. No blog is complete without a “Year in Review” posting, and here it is. The sixth year of my dividend quest is in the books, so how did I do? What would I have done differently? What will I do in the coming year? First, just to …

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Oct 16 2014

Risky Business

“The stock market is a casino.” “Stocks are too risky.” “I got burned once and I’ll never buy stocks again!” Okay, who hasn’t heard these common refrains whenever stock investing comes up in a conversation? Yes, there IS risk when investing, so don’t get deluded into thinking anything one invests in is secure. But at …

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Jul 04 2014

3-2-1-Liftoff! First Post!

Welcome to dividendquest.com! Every blog has a first post and this is it. Passive income from dividend investing is the focus of this blog, visiting such topics as my approach to dividend investing, my successes, my failures, how dividend income has enhanced my financial security, and my general philosophy about dividend investing and passive income. …

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