Time in the Market Dividend Review – October 2018 – Late ETF Dividends

Time in the Market Dividend Review – October 2018 – Late ETF Dividends

October is usually a small month for me. However, some late ETF dividends might change that this year. Those slackers at Vanguard or iShares must have forgot to press that dividend button or something. That means that a few of my ETFs that always paid out in September suddenly paid out a day or two [...]

Time in the Market Dividend Review – September 2018 – Late Dividends

Time in the Market Dividend Review – September 2018 – Late Dividends

September is over and we're right in the middle of my favorite season. I absolutely love fall in the northeast. The weather is perfect, we can wear hoodies and the colors around are just amazing. There's not much better than those crisp cool fall mornings. It's unfortunate that it comes before my least favorite season [...]

Time in the Market Dividend Review – August 2018 – Dividend Growth continues

Time in the Market Dividend Review – August 2018 – Dividend Growth continues

My dividend growth has been solid this year. YTD through July, I'm up 26%. That's mainly due to two things; dividend increases, and improving yields on bonds and money market funds. It's not a bad year to be an investor. That's true when it comes to portfolio size and dividend growth too! Another big part [...]

Time in the Market Dividend Review – July 2018 – It’s Raining Hundred Dollars Bills

Time in the Market Dividend Review – July 2018 – It’s Raining Hundred Dollars Bills

It's July and it's raining hundred dollar bills. July was the last bastion of hold outs against the deluge of $100 months. That means if I hit it this month, I may be getting at least one hundred dollar bill worth of dividends every month going forward. Naturally, I don't actually get any hundred dollar [...]

Time in the Market Dividend Review – June 2018 – Get by with a Little Help from my VIIIX

Time in the Market Dividend Review – June 2018 – Get by with a Little Help from my VIIIX

Welcome to the June dividend update. It's the big one and all my friends are here. That includes VIIIX, VMCPX, VSCPX, UNH and others too! Even RERGX makes an appearance. That's quite a cast of characters! If you're new to this series and think those names are weird then you're not alone! Those weird random [...]

Time in the Market Dividend Review – May 2018 – Money Market Yields are Rising

Time in the Market Dividend Review – May 2018 – Money Market Yields are Rising

It's dividend update time! The summer months are near and the calendar has turned to a new month. That means it's time to look back at May and see how things went on the dividend front. There has been a lot of talk about rising rates in recent months. One of the nice side effects [...]

Time in the Market dividend review – April 2018 – Apple dividend increase

Time in the Market dividend review – April 2018 – Apple dividend increase

It's the end of April and we finally have some nice weather. The start of May also brought some good news in the form of an Apple dividend increase! During their earnings call on May 1st, Apple announced a $100B stock buyback program plus a 16% dividend increase payable in May. That's good news for [...]