2022 Options Income

This is a running tally of all the options contracts trades for the full year of 2022 – updated weekly. Date Portfolio Ticker Company Contract Price End Result Final Amount Earned 1/18/2022 Roth UL Unilever 8/19/2022 50.00 C -$171.00 Sold on 1/24/2022 for $429.35 $258.70 2/16/2022 Bridge MO Altria 03/04/2022 52.00 C $27.00 Expired & […]

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Save $50 Each Week Checklist!

Without savings it’s incredibly hard to invest! I wish I had gotten out of debt and saved a few thousand dollars before I began investing, but we can only change what we do going forward from here. Enjoy this checklist of simple ways to save $50 each week!

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Why This Dividend Stock’s 1,170% Above Average Yield Is A Great Buy!

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There are several dividend stocks within our portfolios that are not core positions and I’m thinking about consolidating into existing positions and perhaps a new one. The “new one” that I’ve had my eye on is Advance Auto Parts (AAP). Advance auto parts provides automotive replacement parts and accessories while operating under the Advance Auto […]

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Unusual Way I Got Altria’s Dividends 52 Days Early!

Options. That’s how. Thanks for reading, have a good evening and a good night! All kidding aside, I sold a “Cash Secured Put.” If you have no idea what that is, I strongly recommend clicking the link for an explanation before going any further. Now that you’re all caught up (I hope), you know that […]

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Three Thoughts On The Week That Was…

#1 Russia invaded Ukraine and that sent the stock market crashing before it hit the brakes, reversed and shot up as if nothing happened.   This is why I love being a buy and hold dividend investor – it’s REALLY hard to time the market. Buying strong companies, maybe adding a bit more when they’re […]

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10 Tips Every Beginner Dividend Investor Needs To Know

At one point in time, every person on this planet was a beginner – Michelangelo, Chopin, Einstein and Buffett. You don’t know what you don’t know, so here’s to hoping you find something useful in this post – and learn something you didn’t know!   #1 – Know your goal Investing without a clearly written […]

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13 Dividend Stocks Inside The James Webb Space Telescope

  The James Webb Space Telescope is the latest and greatest space observatory that took 30 years and $10 Billion USD to develop. The JWST will orbit far beyond Earth’s moon at a distance of about 1 million miles detect infrared radiation from Solar System planets, exoplanets, stars, nebulae, and galaxies. This will help us […]

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19 Dividend Increases & A New Dividend King Is Crowned!

Dividend growth investors LOVE to see dividend raises, and there’s been a slew of them to start the year. So, let’s get you caught up on recent dividend increases between January 3rd and January 26th, 2022. 1/3/2022 Bank Ozk (OZK)   The regional bank raised their dividend for the 46th consecutive quarterly time 3.4% to […]

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5 SAFE Dividend Stock Ideas On Sale!

If you’re looking for a few quick stock ideas that may be on sale, you’re in luck. I say “on sale” in regards that each of these has a current dividend yield above their 5 year average (which is a good thing). This means compared to each stocks 5 year dividend yield history, you’re getting […]

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What You Should Know About AT&T’s Long Term Debt

Rarely do we hear people mention AT&T’s long term debt and when it comes due. There are two things, I think to look at when assessing a company’s long term debt- If the company has largely predictable cash flow and if that cash flow can cover or service their debt. “Largely predictable” of course is […]

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