Month: September 2018

Recent Buy :: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Cracker Barrel Breakfast

Outside of the buying frenzy with my pension rollover, things have been fairly quiet this month as I just haven’t been seeing the price points that I wanted on most of the holdings that I’ve been evaluating. However, I was able to make two small purchases of Cracker Barrel–which you may recall was one of …

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The Friday Five :: Dividends and Retirement

Friday Five

After traveling for the first half of this week, it has been a grind to catch up on everything and feel like I was back to being productive–but I’m sure it has nothing to do with the number of open tabs during the evening hours while traveling. ๐Ÿ˜‰ As such, I thought today would be …

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Evaluating a Loser :: Franklin Resources

Burning Money - Ben Franklin

Think back to a time when you were discussing the performance of an investment with someone. Whether it was your own investment or the other person’s investment, or even a friend of a friend’s brother, it really doesn’t matter. I am willing to bet that the conversation was centered on the outstanding increase in value …

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Performance Review :: September 2018

Performance Review

One of the most anticipated recurring events across the Dividend Growth Investing (DGI) community is when everyone posts their monthly dividend income report. However, I have noticed that there are rarely any updates about the overall performance of the portfolio inclusive of any unrealized capital gains or losses. This may be due, in part, to …

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