Lesson on value investing
Submitted by Dividend Growth... on Thu, 2017-09-28 09:44
I recently obtained the data behind the performance behind dividend and non dividend payers in the S&P 500 per year. This is a calculation performed by the index committee that separates members of S&P 500 into dividend paying and non dividend paying, and then equally weighting those portfolios. The performance of an equal weighted portfolio of dividend stocks is compared to the performance of an equal weighted portfolio of non dividend paying stocks
Submitted by Dividend Growth... on Wed, 2017-09-13 09:42
The dream of dividend growth investing is a dream about passive income -- An ever growing stream of passive income that lasts for decades and requires very little work to maintain.
That was my dream anyway, and for the most part I achieved it.
Unfortunately, the dream of passive income is easier to dream about than it is to achieve. It takes work. Dividends don't just keep growing out of "thin air" -- Companies have to actively make the right moves to keep those beautiful dividends growing.
Submitted by Ken Faulkenberry on Thu, 2017-09-07 20:46
The inflation trend, or the direction of the rate of inflation, has a profound affect on how your portfolio should be structured.
Submitted by Dividend Growth... on Wed, 2017-08-16 09:13
Dividend growth investing is one of the most straightforward and powerful ways to build long-
term wealth. It can also seem highly complicated to those without experience in this investment strategy.
Fortunately, one of the best things about dividend growth investing is its ease of implementation. This makes it well-suited for a wide variety of investors.
Submitted by Ken Faulkenberry on Thu, 2017-08-10 09:50
Submitted by Dividend Growth... on Thu, 2017-08-10 09:09
Dividend growth investing encourages long term buy and hold investing. With dividend growth investing you buy a company with a rising dividend at the right price, and you then hold on to it for as long as the dividend is at least maintained. You ignore all the noise out there, and keep holding.
Submitted by Dividend Growth... on Thu, 2017-06-22 09:41
Imagine if you had $1 million dollars at the end of 2007. You decide to invest this money in the list of the original dividend champions companies. How would you have fared if you had invested that money in the dividend champions almost a decade ago?
I have thought about the answers to this question many times. A few weeks ago I decided to start doing the work to answer it for myself. I always enjoy doing the hard work myself in order to form my opinions.
Submitted by Ken Faulkenberry on Wed, 2017-06-21 22:32
Recognizing the differences between saving, investing, and gambling will help you compartmentalize each, and avoid common mistakes.
Submitted by Ken Faulkenberry on Thu, 2017-06-08 09:35
Over diversification is a serious and common mistake that decreases investment returns disproportionately to the benefits received. Many investors have learned the harmful effects of under diversification and mistakenly believe that the more diversification the better. In portfolio management this concept is totally false.
Submitted by Ken Faulkenberry on Thu, 2017-03-02 10:13
34 Quotes from the Book of Value by Anurag Sharma are investment gems that include deep “second-level thinking”.
Submitted by Dividend Growth... on Fri, 2017-02-10 09:51
The most important question that investors ask themselves is how much money do they need to retire. There are several things to consider, in order to answer this question. I will share those questions, and also share a rule of thumb that I have found helpful in my personal retirement planning.
Submitted by Ken Faulkenberry on Thu, 2016-12-29 11:05
Geometric or Arithmetic Average for Investing? (It Does Matter!) Are you making crucial investment decisions based on incorrect calculations?
Submitted by George on Wed, 2016-08-17 12:32
Learn how to backtest stock fundamentals using Portfolio123 in this tutorial. Back test which fundamentals actually provide valuable information.
Submitted by Dividend Growth... on Fri, 2016-08-12 14:08
It is important to understand the simple math behind early retirement. Your savings rate, and asset returns will determine how long it takes for you to retire. Minimizing taxes and investment costs results in more money compounding for you.
Submitted by Ken Faulkenberry on Thu, 2016-08-11 10:09
Asset Allocation is where investors make their biggest investing mistakes. Portfolio volatility is lowered by combining low or negatively correlated assets.