FFJ Portfolio – November 2017 Dividend Income Report

 

November is one of the 4 months of the year in which the FFJ Portfolio generates the least amount of monthly income. In November, CDN $510.44 and USD$778.42 was received.

I augmented this income by writing 4 covered calls on J.M. Smucker (NYSE: SJM) which expire July 20, 2018. After taking into consideration the commission and the USD to CDN FX conversion I netted $1,463.86. This transaction makes up the bulk of the CDN $1579.75 cash in Investment Account #5. Continue reading “FFJ Portfolio – November 2017 Dividend Income Report”

FFJ Portfolio – October 2017 Dividend Income Report

Another month has gone by? Time really flies when you’re retired!

In my September 2017 dividend income report I expressed confidence we would generate in excess of CDN$12,200 and in excess of USD$13,000 in dividends for all of 2017. Based on the dividends we can expect to receive in November and December I am confident we will slightly exceed those figures. Continue reading “FFJ Portfolio – October 2017 Dividend Income Report”

FFJ Portfolio – September 2017 Dividend Income Report

It is that time again for a status report on the FFJ Portfolio.

In September I borrowed $5000.00 from the Canadian portion of Investment Account #1 as we had some major expenses; our daughter’s tuition/books and various annual insurance premiums had to be paid.

In order to reduce the balance owing I decided to suspend the automatic dividend reinvestment feature on the Canadian investments in Account #1. Dividends received in all the other accounts continue to be automatically reinvested. Continue reading “FFJ Portfolio – September 2017 Dividend Income Report”

FFJ Portfolio – August 2017 Dividend Income Report

I have recently modified the site’s format. You can now access my FFJ Portfolio and the FFJ Portfolio Dividend Income reports from the menu at the top of this site. I have also modified the reporting format of the monthly dividend income report in an effort to make it easier to read.

During the month of August the dividends I received and automatically reinvested enabled me to acquire the following number of new shares: Royal Bank of Canada (3), Smart REIT (5), AT&T (5), Colgate (1), Hormel (1), and Verizon (5). Continue reading “FFJ Portfolio – August 2017 Dividend Income Report”

FFJ Portfolio – June 2017 Dividend Income Report

Given the recent events for which I have provided a high level overview in my Financial Plans Should Account for Potential Major Mental Health Issues post, I have totally neglected this website. Now that matters have improved slightly I will endeavor to resume regular posts. In this regard, I provide an overview of the dividend income generated in the FFJ Portfolio during the month of June 2017. While this portfolio only represents a small component of our overall holdings, I think it is sufficient to demonstrate that a passive dividend income portfolio is:

FFJ Portfolio – May 2017 Dividend Income Report

Time for a quick update on what transpired with the FFJ Portfolio during the month of May.

I have modified the report from the previously used format so as to provide more clarity about the holdings within the FFJ Portfolio with more clarity.

FFJ Portfolio May 31 2017

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