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March 2018 DIVIDEND INCOME

Back at it again, website woes and dividend cuts, messing with my annual goals, along with the weather being as wild and crazy as the stock market since the turn of the year. Here is a look at what’s been going on with dividend income.

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OCTOBER 2017 DIVIDEND INCOME

Well, October is done and winter is here, which oddly is my favorite season. There is something about the cold and snow which I always find amazing. October was another decent month of steady dividends and a month where  I added a few more positions to my portfolio, namely FTN, HPF, PME, HEN.UN and FCS.UN. Both FTN and HPF were added late so the dividends will not show up until November’s report. HEN.UN will be terminated in November, so I dumped it because the price was up and good enough for a profit on the sale. All the proceeds from that sale were then invested in the similar, HPF, etf (exchange-traded fund).

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Small Change Challenge #SCC

Recently I started what I call the Small Change Challenge (SCC). Others might call it something else, because I am sure it’s nothing new. I started using the small change in my account to purchase stocks. My definition of small change, is any amount between $1 and $2.99, so for example if I have $102.35 left in my account after a purchase I move the $2.35 to savings until I accumulate enough to purchase the stock I want.

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