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Date registered: July 15, 2014

Latest posts

  1. The Dividend Tactics — May 25, 2015
  2. The Surprising Yield of Simple Home Upgrades — November 5, 2013
  3. Active Trading vs. Passive Investing — October 20, 2013
  4. DT Assessment: Russel Metals (RUS) — October 13, 2013
  5. DT Assessment: Eaton Corporation (ETN) — September 29, 2013

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May 25

The Dividend Tactics

Dividend Tactics – Best Dividend Paying Stocks After several years of investing with some success and some mistakes, I concluded that knowing the best penny stocks to watch wasn’t particularly helpful. The key is investing in the best dividend paying stocks. Sure, there is much less alpha to be had, but the volatility is so …

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Nov 05

The Surprising Yield of Simple Home Upgrades

home upgrade

Like most of my readers here at Dividend Tactics, I really love getting dividends from companies that I hold within my investment portfolio but I am not so fond of paying bills.  After I got my last electricity bill in the mail I recalled a study I performed a while back at work about how …

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Oct 20

Active Trading vs. Passive Investing

passive v active trading

The typical dividend growth investor, myself included, follows a buy and hold style where the day to day fluctuations of an individual stock are essentially ignored and the focus is instead directed on the receipt and reinvestment of dividends coupled with long term asset growth.  This strategy is also often referred to as passive investing, …

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Oct 13

DT Assessment: Russel Metals (RUS)

Russel Metals processes, manufactures and distributes tubular metal products amongst North America, with about 30 sub-companies operating under the Russel Metals brand.  A large percentage of their business is devoted to providing piping materials to the energy industry. Russel Metals has one of the longest operating histories of any company, not just in Canada, with …

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Sep 29

DT Assessment: Eaton Corporation (ETN)

Eaton Corp

Eaton Corporation is involved in power management and the provision of energy-efficient solutions within the electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power industries.  They have five main segments: Electrical, Hydraulics, Aerospace, Truck and Automotive.  Headquartered in Ireland with over 100,000 employees, they have been in operation for over 100 years and have an impressive record of 90 …

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Sep 22

Portfolio Performance: September 2013

Well – I’ve been lazy lately. minimal website updates, falling behind on emails, etc…I wonder if it is a coincidence that my ‘laziness’ started about the same time as the NHL regular season…. Whatever the case, I am finally now getting around to posting my portfolio performance update for September 2013.  It was another pretty …

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