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Buys and Sells for the Week 5/20

That dividend raise song just keeps on playing with Leggett & Platt (LEG) raising their dividend 4.76% and Packaging Corp of America (PKG) with a 25% raise. Retail was the dagger in the heart of the markets this week . Here are my trades for the week: Best Buy (BBY)   – increased position – Retail dropped like a … Continue reading

Why I’m not a fan of Annuities

While perusing finance articles I came across one from MarketWatch called “Why don’t retirees like annuities?“. The article touched on the most common issues that annuities are not flexible, can be complicated to understand and laden with excessive fees. Without a doubt these are serious concerns for investors but the article did not address an … Continue reading

Buys and Sells for the Week 5/13/22

Dividend raises have slowed but the occasional one still trickles in like Phillips 66 (PSX) who raised their dividend 5.24% and Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN) with a 5.98% raise. Only one word to describe markets…DOWN. Here are my trades for the week: Air Products (APD)   – increased position – Bought the dip, can you blame me. Grabbed … Continue reading

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