Month: August 2018

Tracking Annual Forward Dividend Income

Tracking Forward Dividend Income

Imagine the odd looks and blank stares that I receive when answering people about my hobbies with the following one-word reply… Spreadsheets. I’ll admit that I am a bit of a spreadsheet nut, and despite great tools such as Mint.com and Personal Capital, I continue to track our family finances with spreadsheets. We have spreadsheets …

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Changing a Piece of the Puzzle

Puzzle Pieces

In the most recent dividend income report, I mentioned that I had adjusted my automated deposit that was originally setup to purchase the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund (VTSAX) to now be directed towards additional purchases of the Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM). The impetus for this change was primarily because my overall …

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Dividend Income Report :: July 2018

The Divvy Dad Portfolio (DDP) surpassed the $1,000 dividend milestone in June when accounting for dividends from my index funds as well as DGI stocks, with slightly over $200 in dividend income from my dedicated DGI investments. Unfortunately, July cannot hold a candle to those results from June as it is one of my quieter …

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