Showing posts from May, 2018

Micro Blog Post #30: Taking Advantage of High Yielding Dividend Stocks to Pay for Healthcare

For dividend investors like myself, our primary goal is to increase cash flow through dividends. The capital gain is a secondary objective and in many cases we use capital gains as a means to increase dividends through reinvesting.

So, if you are a dividend investor then you should be rejoicing on the prospects of having so many great companies offering 5% plus dividend yield and it's hard to sit back and not take advantage of such a great opportunity.

Keeping this opportunity in mind, I converted my entire HSA investment from a Vanguard VYM ETF to a group of blue-chip high yielding stocks.

Micro Blog #29: Least Known Benefits of a Health Savings Account (HSA)

In the US, Health Savings Account (HSA) is a great way to save for healthcare tax-free. However, besides the obvious tax-advantage benefit, there are several other least known benefits of having an HSA account. Some of these least known benefits can easily enhance your long-term tax-free income for meeting future healthcare costs and even general expenses in retirement.

Micro Blog #28: My April Stock Buys

Despite being cautious due to lingering risks to the stock market and overall economy, I've been selectively adding shares to my existing companies. My strategy is to keep adding shares to the companies I already own when they beat earnings or raise guidance/dividends.