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Thursday, August 10, 2017

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  1. 01 May, 2018
    April 2018 Update
    Welcome Back Now that it's the end of the month...you know that means! It's time for another monthly update. The market continues to be volatile and there are no sure upward trends. There were a couple of stocks (*cough* AT&T, Comcast, and Altria Group *cough*) in my portfolio that took a substantial hit and therefore underperformed relative to the S & P 500.  Contribution Due to a delay in my funding schedule, I was not able to contribute any money into the DGI Portfolio. Typically, money
  2. 30 Mar, 2018
    March 2018 Update
    Welcome Back Welcome back to another update to the DGI Portfolio. It is now officially Spring and am sort of sad to leave Winter already. As I stated in my last update, I'm in the process of downsizing my portfolio because I wasn't allocating enough time doing my due diligence. I sold off on a few more positions this month but also started a new growth position!  Contribution I was able to contribute a total of $670 to the DGI Portfolio.  Sell ​6 shares of Starbucks (SBUX) for $341.28
  3. 12 Mar, 2018
    February 2018 Update
    Welcome Back Welcome back to another update to the DGI Portfolio. After a month-long hiatus, the February update is here. My personal time for due diligence has been limited so I've been really wanting to downsize my portfolio size. Therefore, I have sold a few holdings in order to add to my existing positions. Be on the look out for big changes to the website and portfolio in the coming months! Contribution I was able to contribute a total of $510 to the DGI Portfolio.  Sell ​1 share of
  4. 30 Dec, 2017
    December 2017 Update
    ​I had a record month of dividends! How did you guys do?
  5. 30 Nov, 2017
    November 2017 Update
    ​ Month Recap Welcome to the fourth installment of the DGI Portfolio journey. I hope everyone had a Good Thanksgiving. Now that November is over, winter is mere weeks away.  Contribution & Buys My total contributions for this month was $1,240. I opened up new positions in two more companies: Kimberly Clark (KMB) and Amgen (AMGN). In addition, I added additional shares to existing holdings. Lastly, someone used my Robinhood referral link and received a free share of Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) Sell
  6. October 2017 Update
    31 Oct, 2017
    October 2017 Update
    ​ Month Recap Welcome to the third installment of the DGI Portfolio journey and Happy Halloween!! School and my side job have definitely picked up this past month and I haven't been able to have much time researching every single movement in the market.  Fortunately, my portfolio has managed to stay above the $10,000 milestone approached last month. But I have made rather unusual moves to the portfolio which will discussed shortly.  Contribution & Buys My total contributions for this month was
  7. 02 Oct, 2017
    September 2017 Update
    Month Recap Welcome to the second installment of the DGI Portfolio journey. Another four weeks of law school has certainly made me wish it was summer again. On the other hand, I did not have as much time to stay up-to-date on investing news and really had to do my due diligence. On the other hand, I reached my first goal of having the DGI Portfolio reach $10,000!!!! I started investing in November 2015 but did not get serious about until the beginning of this year. Moving forward, I look forward
  8. 01 Sep, 2017
    August 2017 Update
    Introduction Welcome to the first installment of the DGI Portfolio Monthly Updates. Check back at the beginning of each month to find out how the DGI performed using metrics such as contributions, dividends received, and increased dividend growth. Please feel free to leave a comment as to how I can make my data metrics better! Thank you! Contribution Between the money from my summer legal job, rental income, and my birthday month (HBD to me), I was able to invest $1132 into the DGI Portfolio.