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Financial Freedom – Part 1

Financial Freedom – Part 1

March 27, 20140 Comments

Financial freedom or ‘FI’ the acronym for financial independence that is commonly used in the dividend growth investing blogshere, has been on my mind a lot lately. People have various definitions of FI or ideas of what this means to them. To me I have boiled it down to this: “Financial independence is when your […]

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QualComm Hits it out of the Park

QualComm Hits it out of the Park

March 5, 20140 Comments

One of our Dividend Geek best dividend growth stocks in the technology sector Qualcomm (QCOM) announced the following today: – A 20% increase in the Company’s quarterly cash dividend – A $5.0 billion increase in its stock repurchase authorization. The cash dividend will increase from $0.35 to $0.42 per share of common stock and will […]

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Beating Inflation & February Dividend Increases

Beating Inflation & February Dividend Increases

February 27, 20140 Comments

Several of our dividend growth companies increased their dividend payouts to investors during the month of February. Ideally we want to build a portfolio that averages a 10% dividend increase. Their are many great benefits to this strategy, most notably is that you increase the rate by which you compound your assets during your accumulation […]

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2013 Results – Dividend Geek Portfolio

2013 Results – Dividend Geek Portfolio

January 6, 20140 Comments

Happy New Year! It’s that time of year to review how well we have done towards achieving our goals and following our strategy. Notice that I didn’t say how much the market went up or if we beat the market (S&P 500 index). As a dividend growth investor I am focused on my ultimate objective […]

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Announcing Dividend Geek v2.0

Announcing Dividend Geek v2.0

December 20, 20130 Comments

We are pleased to announce Dividend Geek 2.0! We have added 32 new dividend growth stocks to our existing dividend growth investment tools: – Income Machine Portfolio – Portfolio Sector Allocation – Finding Undervalued Stocks – Watch List Alerts This will allow members more opportunities to find and purchase great companies when they are trading […]

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UNS Energy Corp (UNS) BOOM! Up 29%

UNS Energy Corp (UNS) BOOM! Up 29%

December 13, 20130 Comments

Today Fortis announced an agreement to buy UNS Energy Corp (UNS) for $2.5 Billion. UNS is one of our original 50 best dividend growth stocks. The $60.25 per-share offer, which Fortis intends to pay in cash, is a 31% premium to UNS’s $45.84 closing price Wednesday. Congratulations if you choose to purchase UNS from our […]

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How to Determine Near Term Market Support

How to Determine Near Term Market Support

December 6, 20130 Comments

In my previous post How to get your Minions working for you – Part 2 I discussed a ‘Buy on Dips’ strategy were you would consider to purchase one of our high quality dividend growth stocks when the market is within 20% of the near term market low (the dip). Just how do you determine […]

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How to get your Minions working for you – Part 2

How to get your Minions working for you – Part 2

December 2, 20130 Comments

In part 1 of ‘How to get you Minions working for you’ we reviewed the value component of the Dividend Geek dividend growth stock investment strategy, where we prefer to buy dividend growth stocks near the 20% discount to fair value for a margin of safety. However, with the market at all time highs it […]

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How to get your Minions working for you – Part 1

How to get your Minions working for you – Part 1

November 12, 20130 Comments

I like to think of my working capitol as my little minions. A dedicated army of invested dollars working hard to recruit more minions to work for me. Okay some people call it reinvested dividend income – I know boring huh. I like my minions! Lately with the market up 20% year to date this […]

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Dividend Growth Pay Raises – Feb 2013

Dividend Growth Pay Raises – Feb 2013

February 25, 20131 Comment

I am pleased to announce that during February six companies on the Dividend Geek top 50 dividend growth stocks list raised their dividends! In fact, all but one company raised their dividends by double digit percentages. If you own any of these stocks you just got a very nice pay raise! I don’t know about […]

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