Stock Purchase – Morrisons (Wm) PLC

On Wednesday 22nd October 2014, I bought 690 shares in FTSE 100 supermarket Morrisons (Wm) PLC. The share price at the time of purchase was 157.27p. The total cost with charges included was £1,102.54.  Morrisons’ dividend average over the last 5 years was 4.04%. Their dividend for this year is currently prices at 8.52% at the time of writing. The…

Continue Reading →

UK Gathering – FI / PF Bloggers and Readers – Symonds Yat

If you’re an avid reader of the great Mr Money Mustache Blog like I am, you’ll be familiar with the MMM gatherings he sets up around America. Fellow Bloggers, readers and general Financial Independence enthusiasts meet up at a set location and time, and hang out. They are based around workshops, presentations and at times it’s just…

Continue Reading →

Stock Purchase – IG Group Holdings

On Tuesday 7th October 2014, I bought 200 shares in FTSE 250 company IG Group Holdings. The share price at the time of purchase was 598.9p. The total cost with charges included was £1,215.74.  IG Group’s dividend average over the last 5 years was 4.66%. Their dividend for this year was 4.7%. The dividend payment has…

Continue Reading →

Stock Sold – Pearson PLC

On Monday 6th October 2014, I sold all of my 117 shares in Pearson PLC for £1,394.72 which included charges. I bought the shares in March 2014 for £1,185.24. The share price at the time was 997.82p per share. At point of sale, they were worth 1202.28p per share. The sale made me a modest profit…

Continue Reading →

Income & Expenses – September 2014

One of the main reasons I started a Blog was to publicly record all of my Income and Expenses each month.  There were two main reasons why I decided to do this: Accountability – Just knowing that I’m going to be writing down all the pounds and pennies that I spend each day is reason enough not to go…

Continue Reading →

Portfolio Update – September 2014

My main focus as a Dividend Growth Investor is the amount of Income I receive on a monthly basis. My long term goal is to receive a yield that will surpass the cost of my expenses each month. My annual overheads are currently under £10,000 per year, and my investments average over a 4% return. By…

Continue Reading →

Dividend Income – September 2014

I plan on recording my monthly dividend payments on this blog for you all to see. I have a Goal for 2014 of producing more than £300 in Dividend payments. This post will collate all of the dividends I’ve received this month and how I’m tracking with the Goal. I will reveal which companies have paid, and how…

Continue Reading →