Helping My Daughter Through ShareOwner

I’m delighted to announce a guest-post from a long time Dividend Ninja reader. A couple of weeks ago, Steve received my newsletter issue on DRIPs and SPPs. He pointed out to me, that as well as transfer agents such as Computershare, another option for dividend investing partial shares is through ShareOwner. I wasn’t familiar with the service, so asked him more about it. It seemed to be a good alternative to Computershare. One thing led to another, and I asked Steve if he would be willing to write ...

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How to DRIP Husky Energy (HSE)

Back in March I purchased shares of Husky Energy (HSE), and wrote a detailed post on my reasons for buying this diversified oil and gas producer. Husky has also been one of my stock picks for the Dividend Growth Index.  With its generous dividend yield of 4.9%, low payout ratio of 50%, and low debt levels, it’s no wonder investors are interested in the company. Since that post, I’ve received a few emails from readers who are confused how to DRIP their shares. The confusion arises once the trade ...

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Getting Started with DRIPs and SPPs, Part -4

DRIP (Dividend Reinvestment Plan) and SPP (Share Purchase Plan) plans, are an ideal way for investors to buy shares of their favourite companies, with small amounts of initial capital. DRIPs combined with SPPs are especially powerful as they allow investors to dollar cost average their shares over the long run, avoid ongoing commissions, and to reinvest dividends into partial shares. It’s a win win for investors who have the patience and long term commitment required. As Mark points out in part-1 ...

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Getting started with DRIPs and SPPs, Part -3

The following is a guest post from one of my favourite bloggers, Mark at My Own Advisor.  Welcome to Part-3 in a four-part series written by yours truly, Mark at My Own Advisor, on how to get started and then invest in Canadian dividend-paying stocks with DRIPs and SPPs. In Part-1 I answered the question, what is a DRIP and SPP? In Part-2 I then explained how you can I get started with full DRIPs. In this post, Part-3 of Getting started with DRIPs and SPPs on the Dividend Ninja’s fine website, ...

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