Getting Started with Dividend Reinvestment Plans (DRIP) and Share Purchase Plans

The following is a guest post from one of my favorite bloggers, Mark at My Own Advisor. If you’d like to guest post on the Dividend Ninja, be sure to check out our Guest Posting Guidelines. There’s do-it-yourself investing and then there’s really do-it-yourself investing. I’d definitely put full dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) that include share purchase plans (SPPs) in the latter category.  Not that full DRIPs are a difficult animal to understand but it does take some time and ...

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What’s In Your Portfolio?

A few weeks ago, Mark reached out me to let me know he was starting a new series on his finance blog, My Own Advisor. The series was going to discuss the portfolios and investment strategies of various bloggers and financial experts. He called the series What’s In Your Portfolio? Mark wanted to ask various bloggers and financial experts what’s in their portfolios.  More specifically, he wanted to find out what their investing goals were, learn about their investing strategies, and uncover some ...

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Predicting the markets

What Should I Invest In for 2012? Part-2

As mentioned in Part-1 of this series, I set out to write a wrap-up of investing strategies for 2012. While I was writing the post, the thought occurred to me why not ask the other well known bloggers and financial writers what they think? I was delighted with the response I received, and it’s now turned into this much larger two-part post. Here is a recap what I sent them, hoping for a small paragraph: “Short of hauling out the crystal ball, because your guess is as good as mine, I also wanted ...

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