Dividend Builder – August 2020

The dividends of August are a mild bunch. Not only are they mild, they are a small group too. My three monthly payers, Horizon Technology (HRZN), Realty Income (O), and Stag Industrial (STAG), made their regular appearance. The heavy hitter, batting cleanup and driving in the most funds, is the embattled MLP, Energy Transfer (ET).

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Dividend Builder – July 2020

My theme for the July update is to remember the wonder of simple dividend payouts. July 2020 did not live up to July 2019 in the dividend payout department. But, I got paid for doing nothing more than diverting money into companies. I’m still a wide-eyed school boy who gets excited about the idea of passive income and compounding growth over time.

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2020: Week 27 & 28

My wife gave birth to our son on July 4th! Since then I’ve been overwhelmed by happiness, diapers, and sleep deprivation. My weekly updates will probably be a little more sporadic in the coming months. They will definitely be shorter.

I’ve been doing pretty good at reaching my goal of realizing 1% profit every week. My trading account has been hovering around $700, so I’m shooting to earn $7 by every Friday. I honestly, didn’t do much during Week 27, and what I did do, I have almost no memory of, so this is mostly going to be about Week 28.

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Dividend Builder – May 2020

My Dividend Brother Joe and I put a pause on our posts as our neighborhood and world erupted after the killing of George Floyd. Joe and I live in a duplex in the 3rd Precinct of Minneapolis. We are blocks from the site of the killing and even closer to the overrun 3rd Precinct police station. This is a blog devoted to trading, investing, and building dividends in life. I won’t stray too far from that lane; however, my thoughts and prayers go out to all those who have been denied the opportunity to build the life of their dreams. My hope is for our Minneapolis community to heal, to right wrongs, and to treat all life as precious.

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Swing Trading with $300 – Week Four – Stop Losses

A week with no swing trades being executed makes for an introspective weekly post on swing trading. Yep, no action this week. I watched and waited as my two holdings sat below my entry. No profit to be made. The prices sitting well below a sensible stop loss amount.

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