Final Month of 2021 is in books and I received very good Dividends for this month and this helped me achieve my goal of 11k in Dividends for 2021 .Total Dividends for this month are $2881 and most of them are my from retirement accounts $2881 and this a new Record for December and This pushed my 2021 Dividends to 12.5K for the year. This is almost 1k a month
Compared to 2020 December my dividends were up by $1200 and 71%.Now some of increase came from dividend hikes and other from New investment like LMT,AVGO
Currently the quarter ends are the big numbers and January seems to be the lowest dividend month for me. I am trying to add more funds if possible .
2022 Dividend Goal: This year I am hoping to achieve 14K in dividends .
Q3 is in books and almost reaching the end of the year and 82 days left in the year as of 10/10/2021.
This Month i received $1737 in dividends and this is good ,Almost like receiving $60 daily in dividends
Compared to 2020 dividends increased by $383 , some of them are like increased positions like AVO,MMM,JNJ and some in dividends increase and biggest of them is BBL like $180 in increased dividends.
Looking at the monthly dividend charts Quarter ends are my biggest months
Year over September Dividend Growth
2021 Dividend Goal: This year i had a dividend goal of 11K and so far i received $8500 in dividends and i am at 77% of the goal. I think i am on track to meet my goal .So far i received more than 50K in dividends in last 8 years.
I have been small purchases for the last few days in different accounts.
12/3 5 Shares of CSCO at $44.06
12/3 1 Share of HD at 213.85,this is a new position position,that i will start adding more whenever i have more dollars. This i was able to before the Ex-dividend date,so i will collect the dividend this month.
12/3 1 share of WRK at 39.27
12/4 1 share of MA at 288.1 This is a new position for me.
12/5 1 share of MMM AT 164.73. This i have been averaging Down.
12/3 1 share of GILD at 65.33
12/5 2 shares of WFC at $53.32.
All theses new purchases add another $28.46 in annual Dividends.I am keeping an eye on any of these companies to make purchases before the end of the year. New year if the prices of BA still being lower that will be one of my Purchases in my Roth IRA.
In the last few weeks market presented quite a few chances to average down on some of the companies in my account.
So i Bought 3 T @ 33.55 on 8/5.
8/5 Added 1 share of MMM at 167.27
8/23 Added 1 share of MMM at 156.47
These will add another $17 to my account.
Due to multiple credit card spending requirements for meeting Bonus ,i have to slow it down on the buying till i accumulate cash in my account.These Credit card bonus have paid for my Recent Vacation in orlando . Flights were on american airlines deals,hotels were hyatt card and Universal and legoland were Sweepstakes Wins.
In other news my current company is acquired by a much bigger Company . With this they stopped deductions from paycheck for 401k. My older company didn’t have any matching programs.Newer Company has 3% matching. So hopefully will try to max out matching by the end of the year.