The following article is about Starbucks in Asia and it will focus on Japan and China. I first submitted it to Seeking Alpha, but they wanted something more actionable. Since that’s not the goal for this article (I only want to broaden your understanding), I posted it here on Stockles.com Read more…
from Reddit “I am only 24 years old, yet I have actually already chosen my last tie. It’s the one that I will wear on my funeral a few months from now. It may not match my suit, but I think it’s perfect for the occasion. Before, there were so many Read more…
February 2018 has been a fun month. Finally, something is happening in the market. In this post, I’ll show you what happened to my portfolio and what went inside my head when the temperature was high. The key to being a successful investor (also human?) is to think more than Read more…
Here at Stockles, we often talk about stocks, money and personal finance, but that’s not the true purpose of the blog. Many bloggers talk about financial independence so that we quit our jobs and retiree early. What then? Are you going to wake up each morning and figure out what Read more…
[This is a sponsored post, but I highly approve of each company. As you well know, SBUX and HRL are already in my portfolio] If you’re looking to improve your portfolio in 2018, you can keep an eye out for some of the best stock dividends. They are looking to Read more…
I love reading books, especially biographies. It’s a wonderful way to get insight and understand how great minds like Steve Jobs and Phil Knight works. And once your done reading the book, your brain has established new neurons and glia cells and you have expanded your horizon. Beautiful. I read about Read more…
2017 will soon be in the books, and what a year it’s been. Financially, I’ve added more than $10,000 to the portfolio and $3,000 to the funds portfolio. The dividend income has risen from $336 to $1,117 which means a 232.44 % YTY growth. But my forecast for 2018 is even more motivating. Before we go ahead and look at the dividend forecast for 2018, let’s take a look at this months Dividend Income Update. (more…)
Introduction to Accounting: What You Need to Know About Equity and Debt in Order to Understand the Concept of Dividends
In this blog post, we will analyse the balance sheet and talk a bit about ratios like P/E and P/B. It’s super important that you understand the red line between equity, debt, and dividends (I’ll write the Norwegian terminology in brackets), and this blog post will teach you exactly that! (more…)
Before we dig into the Dividend Income Summer Update, I want to talk a bit about how my summer has been. The summer of 2017 has been wonderful. On Saturday I turned 25 years old. I celebrated my day by doing a 15-hour hike with my family in the Norwegian fjords. My dog at 11 was struggling a bit because of the previous hikes this week, but as always, he managed. (more…)
Today we are going to take a look at how a Consultant thinks and solves a problem. After this exercise, my goal is for you to understand that having a global perspective of the world is crucial when trying to become a good investor. Also, I hope that you follow this progress when evaluating companies:
- Evaluate the general market.
- Evaluate the isolated stock in the market.
We are going to go through a real case that I had when I participated in a workshop with a very famous American consulting firm. (more…)
The following article originally appeared on DivGro on 2017-07-9.
It’s hard to imagine that it has been five years since I started investing and bought my first stock, Netflix (NFLX). When I look back and think about the mistakes, lessons, and experiences over these years, I am quite humbled. (more…)
Dear readers, some of you are old loyal readers that enjoy seeing new posts once a week about stocks or dividend income, and some of you are totally new to Stockles. That means that you might not know the true purpose of my blog.
Stockles, What’s the true purpose?
The goal behind this blog is to educate, inform and inspire people to live their lives in a more comfortable and exciting way. So, this time, we will step away from the normal stock blog post, and I will tell you how you can travel the world on a budget. Seems interesting? Then continue reading. (more…)
This blog post is about how I’m building a dividend growth portfolio from scratch. Last year I found out that my grandmother, who is now more than 90 years, has been quite the investor. She bought a Norwegian active fund (DNB Norge) following the Norwegian market decades ago, and never Read more…
Lately, I’ve seen that many dividend investors tend to use portfolio value as one of their main goals or measures for success. Most investors haven’t experienced a recession or a major bear market, and I claim they should rethink their goals.
UPDATE: Not sure if YOC is usable after all. Instead, Dividend Income might be the key. However, you can read the article for fun anyways. Remember to check the comments for further info. (more…)
A month ago, my mother said that she was a bit concerned. She wasn’t very happy to say the least that having money or financial independence was my main goal in life. She literally asked me what I was going to do with all of this money, and didn’t I have any extended purpose than just getting rich?