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June 2019 Dividends

During June 2019, I received $548.66 in dividends. For other months visit my Monthly Dividend Recap page. Symbol Company Amount AVY          AVERY DENNISON CORP             2.33 BA           The Boeing Company           59.88 BAC          Bank of America           15.75 BP  BP PLC SPONSORED ADR           17.84 BP  BP PLC SPONSORED ADR           11.49 BPY          BROOKFIELD PROPERTY […]

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Business Owners Should Hire Their Kids

As most of my readers know I have had many different business ventures over the years. I did work a Corporate job from 2008 – 2017, but other than that, I have been self employed most of my adult life. I believe that I continue to get smarter as I’ve gotten older, and I know […]

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May 2019 Dividends

During May 2019, I received $534.30 in dividends. For other months visit my Monthly Dividend Recap page.  AAPL  APPLE INC COM USD0.00001 31.04  AAPL  APPLE INC COM USD0.00001 19.62  AAPL  APPLE INC COM USD0.00001 7.73  ABBV  ABBVIE INC COM USD0.01 13.01  ABBV  ABBVIE INC COM USD0.01 7.82  ARNC  ARCONIC INC COM 3.93  CAT  CATERPILLAR INC COM USD1.00 […]

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Stock Pick – February 6, 2019

I purchased 10 shares in AppFolio (APPF) for $63.25 today. They do not pay a dividend but are a growth company. AppFolio is a cloud services company. They provide Software As a Service (SAAS) to 2 different vertical markets. Their main product is for property management companies. They are one of the largest (I think […]

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Stock Picks – December 5, 2018

Stock Pick It’s hard to believe that it’s been several months since I last posted a stock pick. The market has been very volatile of late however, making stock picking difficult. US security markets are closed today. This will give you some time to research my latest stock pick to see if it would be a good […]

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Stock Picks – August 13, 2018

Stock pick I believe one of the best deals currently is AT&T (NYSE:). When something thinks of AT&T they typically think of a telecommunication company, which sells cell phone service, telephone lines, fiber connections, perhaps satellite TV (DirecTV), cable TV, and over the top TV (DirecTV Now and Watch TV). In other words AT&T is […]

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Stock Picks – July 23, 2018

Stock Pick # 1 Today I purchased shares of telecom giant AT&T (). AT&T is currently paying a 6% dividend and has been continuously paying and growing this dividend for the last 34 years! Once its merger of Time Warner is finally complete, AT&T will be the 5th largest company in the United States. AT&T […]

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Stock Picks – July 20, 2018

On this initial post of “Mike’s Stock Picks” I am posting and expanding on two stock picks I posted earlier today on Facebook: iQIYI and AbbVie.

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May 2015 Stock Picks

On March 12, 2015, I purchased some stock in Tesla (Nasdaq:TSLA). As of the time I write this post, this stock has increased in value 29.91%, a great return for just over 2-months of ownership. On November 12, 2014, I purchased some shares in the mutual fund Silver Trust (NYSEARCX: SLV). As of the time I write […]

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Dave Barry’s 2010 Year in Review

by Dave Barry Published: January 1, 2011 at MiamiHerald.com Let’s put things into perspective: 2010 was not the worst year ever. There have been MUCH worse years. For example, toward the end of the Cretaceous Period, the Earth was struck by an asteroid that wiped out 75 percent of all the species on the planet. […]

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