Hello everybody and thank you for reading this post. Wow we are already into August, 2017 is flying by way to fast in my opinion. I hope all of you had a great month of July collecting lots of dividends. I must say to you all that I am really glad to be a dividend investor and wish I chose this path much sooner in my investing life. I have been blessed so far this year to have year-over-year growth in six of the seven months this year compared to 2016. That one miss was by less than $5, I attribute my success this year to investing in companies that regularly raise their dividends.
My portfolio consists of two accounts the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) and the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). July saw me crack the $400 mark for the third time this year. I received income from 15 companies and 1 ETF. In my TFSA account I received $116.08. My RRSP account received $286.03.
|Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust||$17.63|
|ZCL Composites Inc.||$15.24|
|The Keg Royalties Income Fund||$15.24|
|Artis Real Estate Investment Trust||$13.95|
|Boston Pizza Royalties Fund||$12.31|
July saw me receive income from every investment I own in the account.
|Algonquin Power & Utilities||$45.61|
|BMO US Dividend ETF||$31.29|
|Pizza Pizza Royalty Corp||$16.76|
I increased my income in July by $34.78 compared to July 2016. Dividend raises and new purchases were the cause of the increase.
2017 Dividend & Goal
As you all know that I have set a goal of wanting to reach $4,000 in dividends in 2017. As we enter the 8th month of the year I am just $1,471.54 away from achieving the milestone.
It was a quiet month on this front for me. None of my companies announced any increases or decreases.
July saw me make one purchase:
- On July 7th I purchased 33 shares in Alimentation Couche-Tard
So that’s a wrap for my July income report. A pretty successful month in my opinion. I hope all of you did great as well. Please let me know how you did.
Thank you for reading 🙂