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For FIRE, Not All Dividends Are Created Equal

Not All Dividends Created Equal

Over the last couple of weeks, I have had an internal debate on my approach to tracking dividends–and we have discussed it in some of the comments. Initially, when I started this blog and created a focused dividend portfolio, I only referenced the dividends generated from my new purchases–as well as a couple of long-standing …

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The Acorn Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree

Polar Opposites

For those that have read about me, you may recall that I have two boys–DivvySon1 and DivvySon2, hereafter referred to as DS1 and DS2–but what I haven’t discussed is how they are quite the polar opposites when it comes to finances. I am sure many are familiar with the phrase “The acorn (or nut) doesn’t …

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To DRIP or Not To DRIP

DRIP or No DRIP?

Over the last few days, I have seen a few discussion threads about whether it is better to utilize a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP) versus receiving dividends in cash, thus allowing the investor the choice of where to invest those funds. As an investor that is currently leveraging the DRIP approach, I was a little …

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