Think of Dividends as a Reward

Companies paying higher dividends do tend to be more mature.  The mature companies investors want to own are still growing earnings, but that growth is probably more moderate than it is for a younger company whose total accessible market (TAM) isn’t yet defined.  Apple is a fairly mature company, but they keep coming up with…

Simplify Your Financial Life: Make a Bucket List

This is the most elegant explanation of prudent investment management I’ve ever heard, and it came from Steve Adell.  It’s called “The Bucket List”. The idea is to categorize your investment money into three simple buckets which are based on intended use: Cash, Fixed Income, and Growth.  You fill the buckets in order. Bucket #1:…