AXP - American Express

Amex – Best Yield of all Credit Card Stocks

American Express is a globally integrated payments company. The company engages in the processing and settling of card transactions. As a leading global services company, American Express operates an end-to-end, integrated payments platform known for its world-class brand and services. … Read more

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My Retirement Number – $1,777,777

Do you have a retirement number? I have mine and it’s $1,777,777. A big number but not so scary if you systematically plan for it. You may wonder how I got to this number and it’s pretty simple. It’s based on … Read more

MA - MasterCard

A Shareholder Friendly Payment Toll Booth

Mastercard is a leading global payments solutions company facilitating electronic funds transactions throughout the world. The company engages in authorizing, clearing and settling payment transactions and delivering related products and services. In addition, the company also provides other value added … Read more

V - Visa

VISA is expensive but the outlook is good

Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company providing electronic payment solutions to its clients worldwide. It is one of the largest retail electronic funds transfer networks used globally. Visa provides transaction processing services through its global processing platform, VisaNet, … Read more

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Dividend Income – April 2018

If you feel your portfolio is hurting these days, it’s probably because you looked during the peak markets in January. If you bought during that time, you may feel your portfolio is hurting but remember that it’s a long journey. … Read more

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50K Invested – A Strategic Approach

I recently transferred 50K from my employer’s retirement plan to my dividend portfolio and invested all of the 50K over the past month. I find it very easy to invest 50K, 100K or even 250K, and you will see that … Read more

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Dividend Income – August 2017

August has been an investing month with an adjustment to my portfolio diversification. My stock selection strategy is the same and has not changed but my diversification tracking allows me to look at sectors out of favor. I do try … Read more