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We all want to make money and we all think that we can do it through investing. In fact, we are not far from the truth as there is a lot of money to be done through investing. However, it doesn’t mean that dividend investing is good for you because you like receiving your dividend payouts on a monthly basis. Everybody can pick up a few dividend stocks and watch wait. But building a successful dividend portfolio for a while is something else. Today, I offer you a nice survey you can do in order to know if you are made for dividend investing!
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How many trades do you do in a quarter?
0 or 1
2 to 5
6 to 10
I trade until there is smoke coming from my computer
How much time do you spend on your portfolio? (not just watching it ;-))
1 to 5 hours per week
1 to 5 hours per month
1 to 5 hours per quarter
Time? What do you mean? I just pick up the hot stocks featured in my favorite newsletter
What are you looking for in your portfolio?
A steady income
Beating the market with a moderate approach
Capital gain baby, CAPITAL GAIN!
How long do you wait until you sell a stock?
I sell them and go into cash when the market is doing bad, limiting my loss.
I follow each of my stocks and drop them when their fundamentals or financials ratio don’t meet my requirements
I sell my stocks once I have made X% with them
I keep my stocks forever
Do you like reading company financial statements?
I love it, I read them on Sunday morning with my coffee
I don’t read financial statements but I get my information from other sources (financial websites, blogs, newsletter, books, etc)
I read some of them but I try to keep my analysis down to the ratios and fundamentals
Financial what? I told you, my newsletter is the only thing I need!
How passionate are you about finance & investing?
I follow the market on a weekly basis and read financial news
I talk about it all the time
I’m more interested in using my money than reading about it
I ask questions to my financial advisor during my portfolio review
What do you prefer among the following from a company?
Steady dividend growth in mature markets
Innovation, creativity and potential
High dividend yield
Huge growth in stock value for the past 3 years
What is your investment knowledge level?
I could do investment advisor/trader as a job
What do you look for to diversify your dividend portfolio?
Industry Diversification, I like investing in several sectors
Growth Diversification, I’m looking for high returns
Geographic diversification, because they are interesting stocks in US and Canadian market
Diversification?! I don’t care as long as I make money
When Your Significant Other Asks For A New $1000 Gadget/Dress/Etc, What do you do?
I say yes, I found out a long time ago about choosing my battles
I say yes but think about the dividends that I could get for decades if I didn’t
I try to explain how waiting a bit longer would boost your dividend income for years
I say no, just saying it’s too complicated to explain
When A Stock That you Own Increases or Decreases Its Dividend, How Do You Find Out?
By subscribing to the best dividend newsletters such as The Dividend Guy Blog
I have a news feed setup for the stocks that I own
I might get lucky and notice the difference in my broker statements
As much as I would like to, my limited time means I will likely find out months laters
Now, a few questions for my own stats ;-D
Where are you from ?
What Is Your Favorite Dividend Blog?
The Dividend Guy Blog
Dividend Growth Investor
What Is Your Name?
What Is Your Email?