2016 has been off to an interesting start. The stock market has been on a downward tear with continuing fears over China’s slowdown and the seemingly unending oil glut. My portfolio’s paper value has decreased by 15%-20% since I started investing in early 2015. As a dividend investor, however, this does not phase me in the least.
While everyone around me is panic-selling and the media continues to spell doom and gloom, I’m eagerly purchasing as much stock as I can. In fact, my only regret is that I don’t have more capital to scoop up tons of quality companies at bargain prices. On the bright side, I received a 12% raise at work to kick off the new year, which is certainly enough to give my…Continue Reading →