Passive Income – March 2013 Update

04-05-13 Passive Income Update - Evergreen Growth

With March come and gone, it is time for my monthly passive income update. One of my primary reasons for starting this blog was to have a quasi-permanent record of my pursuit of creating passive income with my investments. March was a really good month on a whole, and I expect this passive income … [Read more...]

Trades – Aflac, Inc. (AFL) Purchase

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After watching and reviewing Aflac, Inc. (AFL) for the past month and a half, today I purchased 30 shares for $1,501.65, including transaction fees, giving me a cost basis of $50.06 per share. This purchase gives me an additional $42.00 in annual dividends, increasing my projected forward 12-month … [Read more...]

Trades – Lorillard, Inc. (LO) Purchase

Lorillard

With some strong downward pressure over the last few months due to the threat of menthol cigarettes being banned, Lorillard, Inc.’s (LO) stock price has not seen the same run-up in price that most of the market has experienced in 2013. As a result of this lack of run-up in price, I decided to … [Read more...]

Passive Income – February 2013 Update

February is in the bag so it’s time for my monthly passive income update. Things have picked up a little bit since my first month of tracking in January. Overall February was a pretty low month for passive income, but I anticipate this moving up as the year goes on. … [Read more...]

Trades – ONEOK Partners LP (OKS) Purchase

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Diversification be damned! Well, not really! However, with the markets on an absolute tear in 2013, especially in January, many of the stable, dividend growth stocks I would be looking to purchase have been priced above my preferred entry points. As such, I am forgoing some traditional investing … [Read more...]

Trades – Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Purchase

Even with the markets having a record-breaking day, I pulled the trigger on a purchase of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI). I purchased 55 shares for $2,060.85, including transaction fees, giving me a cost basis of $37.47 per share. This purchase gives me an additional $81.40 in annual dividends, … [Read more...]

To DRIP, or not to DRIP, that is the question…

To DRIP or not to DRIP - DRIP Investing

Ah, the joys of dividend investing. Every month/quarter/year you receive a return on your investment in the form of a dividend payment. For some people, this is a pretty substantial amount of money, and for others, like myself, this has yet to reach a significant level of income. From reading and … [Read more...]

Passive Income – January 2013 Update

For my first month of tracking, January was a pretty low month for passive income. … [Read more...]