Earn Extra Income with Fully Paid Securities Lending

Sometime in 2020 one of my brokers, Ally, sent me an email asking me if I'd like to earn a little extra money by lending my stocks to short sellers. As a fan of making extra money I obliged and thought nothing of it. Fast forward to January 2021 and I checked my account's cash … Continue reading Earn Extra Income with Fully Paid Securities Lending

Generate Ridiculous Income with Covered Call ETFs

If it isn't abundantly clear, I love dividends. They're super passive and if you buy great companies, you get the trifecta of income, capital appreciation, and inflation beating income growth. However, there are some potential downsides to a simple dividend growth investing strategy: Smaller universe of stocksPotentially lower incomeSomewhat limited upside because dividend paying stocks … Continue reading Generate Ridiculous Income with Covered Call ETFs

Writing a Dividend Investing Policy Statement

I believe that writing is the key to success in most endeavors. The act of writing requires you to go through the entire creative process of brainstorming ideas, researching them, evaluating them, coming to a conclusion, and then finally presenting those ideas in a persuasive manner. When I started investing, if you could call it … Continue reading Writing a Dividend Investing Policy Statement

SaaS Portfolio: C3.ai

In addition to my Dividend Portfolio, I'm going to start posting updates to my SaaS portfolio since I follow a barbell strategy of investing in value dividend stocks and high growth SaaS stocks. My most recent purchases have been post-IPO of Lemonade, Snowflake, and Unity. Yesterday I started a position in C3.ai, a couple weeks … Continue reading SaaS Portfolio: C3.ai

Guest Post: Paying off your Debt does more for your Mindset than it does for your Finances.

From time to time, I'll be inviting other creators to share posts on their unique strategies. Jeremy, aka Hipster Finance, is one of my favorite people on Twitter. Hipster dishes out hot takes on debt, investing, and other personal finance topics. His main claim to fame is budgeting though. Today he talks about the psychological … Continue reading Guest Post: Paying off your Debt does more for your Mindset than it does for your Finances.

Ex Dividends for the Week of 12/15/2020

There are a number of key dividend stocks going ex-dividend this week. Here's a list of the ones I like with their yield, 5 year dividend growth rate, and a projected 10 year yield on cost given their current yield and growth rate. CompanyTickerYieldDGR510yr YOCUniversal Health Realty Income TrustUHT3.99%1.5%4.63%SynovusSNV4.07%35.7%86.34%Sempra EnergySRE3.27%8.6%8.26%Chubb LimitedCB2.03%2.8%2.68%PrologisPLD2.38%8.1%5.17%Broadcom *AVGO3.55%47.2%Absurd%J&J Snack FoodsJJSF1.51%11.0%4.30%Western UnionWU4.07%7.7%8.56%* … Continue reading Ex Dividends for the Week of 12/15/2020