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July 2011

Time for a mini-vacation at the lake…

Things are looking good! The DDI portfolio is cruising right along generating passive income of  $283.89  month to date so far in July. With about a month left of summer, before the kids have to go back to school, we’re going to take advantage of the great California weather and head on out to California’s […]

Don’t try this at home!

Don’t try this at home! Yesterday I got an email from one of my readers, asking if they should buy one of the stocks I talk about buying for the Daily Dividend Investor portfolio or even those that have had recent increases in their dividends. To be clear, I do NOT recommend that any of […]

Bought: Gladstone Investment Corp (ticker: gain)

Going for the Gain It’s time to buy some Gain. Not the Proctor & Gamble laundry detergent, but rather Gladstone Investment Corp. who’s ticker symbol is GAIN. After reviewing yesterday’s list of dividend increases, Gladstone Investment Corp. caught my eye for a couple of reasons. Number one of course is the above average payout which […]

Dividend Increases for Thursday July 14, 2011

Dividend Increases for Thursday July 14, 2011 Four companies announced dividend increases today including 2 Limited Partnerships, 1 Business Development Corporation (BDC) and a commonly held Large Cap. The largest increases in dividends came from Pope Resources L.P. (ticker: pope) with a huge 40% increase, followed by the drugstore chain, Walgreen Company (ticker: wag) with […]

A new look for the DDI blog…

A new look for the DDI blog… I’ve spent some time over the last week or so tweaking the design and look of the Daily Dividend Investor blog. While ultimately, it’s true what they say that  the substance and content is way more important than the style – I think style is important in that […]