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Eric Landis
Owner of, an investment website for DIY investors interested in the dividend growth strategy of portfolio management.
Owner of, an investment website for DIY investors interested in the dividend growth strategy of portfolio management.

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Ameriprise Financial Inc. $AMP: Boosting Dividends And Shrinking Shares #financials #investing

Ameriprise Financial Inc. $AMP is a company rarely mentioned among the top stocks in the financial sector. However, despite the lack of recognition it has been one of the better performers over the last decade, providing investors with 10.7% annualized…

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Chowder's Investing Words Of Wisdom, Part II #dividends #retirement

I read many comments, articles, and other writings about investing throughout the week. Earlier this month, I started to bookmark the pieces that catch my eye, with plans to highlight them for readers here on DGI For The DIY. Regular readers of this site…

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DGI For The DIY: Site Update And What I've Been Working On #dividends #investing

Hey all, sorry its been a while since I’ve posted. If you’ve followed me on Seeking Alpha you’ve noticed my activity there has picked up a bit of late with several new articles over the last 3 weeks.

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I "Just Did It" And Finally Made The Nike Plunge $NKE #Investing #JustDoIt

If you’ve done much reading on this site, you are probably aware that I enjoy keeping watch lists on various sectors of the stock market.  Nike Inc. $NKE not only resides on the consumer discretionary sector watch list, but  has also made appearances on…

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5 New Dividend Boosts Have Me All Smiles $XEL $DLR $ROST $GME $QCOM #Investing #Dividends

I am all smiles after a handful of dividend increases were announced in the DGI For The DIY portfolio. Over the last two weeks, 5 more companies declared new dividend rates, providing me with another nice boost to my income. With these increases, ten of…

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Site Update: Technology Sector Watch List Added $XLK #Investing #Technology

Just wanted to put out a quick note that I am currently working on a new article for Seeking Alpha that will highlight my Top Ten Technology Stocks For Growth And Income. As a “sneak peek” for the upcoming article, I am publishing the watch list I will be…

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Coca-Cola, Dr Pepper Snapple Group Boost Dividends [] $DPS $KO #Dividends #Investing

On January 25th, I published the dividend increase predictions expected in the DGI For The DIY Portfolio during the first quarter of 2017.  After seeing dividend growth announcements from Polaris Industries, and then from Church & Dwight and Gilead…

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Gilead, Church & Dwight Boost Dividends $GILD $CHD #investing #dividends

Two weeks ago I published my predictions for the 11 dividend increase announcements there were expected in my portfolio during the first quarter. Shortly thereafter, Polaris Industries Inc. $PII announced a 5.45% boost to its dividend, which was a…

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Dividend Payout Ratio: Is It Relevant? #Investing #Dividends $D $MO $KO $MMM

I was just going over some of my sector-based watch lists and was struck by the wide variety of dividend payout ratio targets that have been set by companies. This got me thinking about how often investors, and specifically dividend investors, use payout…
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