Category: Shares

Bendigo vs Suncorp Dividend Showdown 5

Bendigo vs Suncorp Dividend Showdown

So far I have not posted anything specifically looking at one company/share or another. However today something happened to Bendigo Bank that peaked my interest. It also highlight one of the things I look for when investing for dividends. Of course this is only ONE thing I look for, there are many others. I hope it goes without saying that you should make sure you consider more than just the dividend information when looking at a company. Bendigo Today Bendigo released their half year results to the market. Following that, I watched the share price drop over the day by...

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Record Return – What is your best financial return?

Some Of The Finance Topics I Think About If you just want numbers, jump down to the end of this post for the record return numbers. Otherwise let me jump back and have a look at the many bits and pieces that make up a persons financial picture. I am sure I don’t have them all listed, and am surprised people don’t think about their finances every single day given how broad the topics are. On any given day I can find myself thinking about any or all of the following: House prices Official interest rate Investment loan rates Bank interest...

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Why I Stopped My Dividend Reinvestment Plan

A few months ago I stopped the dividend reinvestment plan for most of my shares. So I thought I would share the reasoning behind that decision. It’s not a huge decision, but it is one that I feel strongly about. Or at least feel strongly about now, who knows what changes tomorrow will bring. It really comes down to a few points that helped me align my investments with my goals. If you are interested in some additional pros and cons then this ASX article contains a nice list. Reason 1 – Control This one is the reason that made me start to think about whether dividend reinvestment...