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September dividend income

School started at the beginning of September, and it’s been a little crazy for me. I’m currently in my first year of my integrated graduate studies, and I’m taking a few additional credits to fill the rest of my generals for my bachelor’s degree at the same time. I also have a couple other projects […]

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The overdue dividend income update

After a long hiatus, I’m back. There’s a whole ton that’s happened since my last dividend update in October, but I’ll get into it later. Instead, this post will update my dividend income in October, November, December, January, February, and March. Let’s get to it. October Dividend Income In October we had our best month […]

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July and August dividend income

Yes…it’s the middle of September. I let these get away from me, and I don’t really have a good reason for it. But I’m back, and I’m trying to settle back into regular updates. July Dividend Totals As far as our dividend income, July was a one of our biggest months this year. We received […]

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How are dividends taxed if you own a REIT?

A while ago I wrote about the tax benefits of dividend income versus ordinary income you would earn as an employee. At the end of my piece, I briefly mentioned that if you own a REIT you’ll be taxed at ordinary income tax rates for most dividends you receive. Today I hope to explain why […]

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Dividends and 5 tricks management uses to dupe investors

One of the sad realities of being a dividend growth investor is that management likes to lie. Far too often, a firm’s management has incentives that aren’t aligned with investors like you and me. I’m a big believer that over time we’ll be able to see which companies are putting their own interests first. The […]