Create a Steady Monthly Income from Dividend Growth Stocks

Dividend growth stocks are a great way to put together a passive income stream in order to cover all of your living expenses.  In fact, my main goal is to put together a dividend growth portfolio where eventually the passive income stream from dividends will cover all of my financial needs.  I’ll be able to […]


20 Stocks You Should Not Buy Right Now

With the market reaching all time highs lately, it is getting harder and harder to find under and fair valued stocks to purchase for your dividend growth portfolio. When investing, the valuation we pay for a company’s stock is very important.  If you make the mistake of over paying for a very stock, you will[…..]


28 Dividend Growth Stock Ideas

This is a compilation of dividend growth stocks that you may want to consider investing in.  This isn’t a complete list of every dividend stock out there but it is a good starting point if you are looking to get into dividend growth stock investing.  Research these stocks and see which ones might be a[…..]


How To Screen for Market Beating Stocks



3 Safe Dividend Stocks

I’ve got 3 safe dividend stocks that caught my eye. I’ll tell you more about them below. But first… I have read several articles predicting the economic and stock market outlook for 2012. Needless to say they have been all over the map. One day we’re reading about a new recession. The next day we’re[…..]

Buying stocks

Buying stocks — But First, Before We Start

Buying stocksWith an online brokerage account opened, buying stocks and selling stocks online is a simple process involving a number of pertinent entries to the online order form that your new broker can explain when setting up an account. It’s a “mechanical” entry process that becomes more familiar with use when buying or selling stocks[…..]

Jim Cramer

Does Jim Cramer Pick Good Stocks?

It’s one of the most often asked questions in the financial word; does Jim Cramer pick winners? Well, I don’t have his stats in front of me and it’s hard to gauge but he wouldn’t have achieved the success he has if it weren’t for his stock picking prowess. So if I were to answer[…..]

Campus Stocks – Social Networking for Student Investors

I have to admit, I owe my blog readers an apology. For the past four months or so, I have been taken away from regular blog writing by a project that is very important to me. That project is Campus Stocks . Below is a version of a press release I will be doing shortly.[…..]

Where Do We Go From Here?

I’ve been completely out of sync the past few weeks regarding the blog portfolio. I am spending a lot of time on my longer term portfolios. Generally, I continue to like large capitalization stocks with strong dividends. I fought every anti-smoking bone, but lost and purchased some Altria (MO). I will share with you that[…..]

Russell 3000 Preliminary Additions

A few readers wrote to me asking about additions to the Russell 3000, finalized next week. Russell did put out a preliminary list on June 15, which I embedded here for your review. Thanks to Brad, my ONT buddy, for bringing this topic up. Russell 3000 Additions as of June 15, 2007 Company Symbol Company[…..]