Thursday, July 2, 2015

Why I Invested in Hershey

Financial independence isn’t going to achieve itself, folks. As such, I continue to aggressively put capital to work by exchanging dollars for equity in wonderful businesses that reward me as a shareholder with growing cash flow. And it’s that cash flow that will one day render me financially independent and able to live life completely on my terms.
This transaction represents the fifth stock purchase this month, and now the 60th position in the portfolio. And it also gives me exposure to a whole new industry, which I’m pretty excited about.
Jason, the chocolatier? 
I purchased 15 shares of Hershey Co. (HSY) on 6/11/15 for $90.82 per share.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Recent Sell – BMO Utilities ETF

A sector that has been under-represented in my portfolio has been the Utilities sector. The only exposure I had to the sector was via an ETF – BMO Equal Weight Utilities Index ETF (ZUT.TO). Even though the exposure has been small and the only one, I decided to liquidate my holdings in the ETF and will be looking to purchase some stocks in the sector instead. The ETF provided good stability and regular monthly income. However, there were a few things that bothered me that caused me to sell the position.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

17 Fast Growing Dividend Stocks With An Unbelievable Momentum

Growth investors are looking for the next big thing that rules the market. They scout for stocks with enormous growth with hopes to pay later big dividends on a small investment when they have grown out.

Growth is wonderful and if I'm honest, I like stocks like Apple or Facebook too. Regretless, they are not only unicorns, more often prices are skyrocket; more likely in the case of Salesforce or Amazon than for Apple.

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Monday, June 29, 2015

5 Dividend Stocks To Beat The Wall Street Giants

Driven by computers that cost more than the average person will earn in their lifetime the investment markets move at light speed. To keep pace hedge funds, mutual funds, institutional investors and multi-billion dollar money managers spend large sums of money on high-tech tools to give them an edge. Throw in some illegal insider trading from big names in the industry and it leaves you wondering what chance does a small individual investor have?

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