DivGro is now DivGro 2.0!

DivGro moved to another platform and is now DivGro 2.0!

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All content will be complimentary until the formal launch of DivGro 2.0. This includes my monthly newsletter and articles like
 How to Assess Dividend Quality and The Chowder Ruleand a live spreadsheet of my DivGro Portfolio.

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Goals

On this page, I've recorded the goals that I've set for DivGro and labeled them as "Achieved" or "Not Achieved". 

Overall Goals

  • Achieve a 12% yield on cost within 10 years of inception.  NOT ACHIEVED 
  • Exceed the performance of the S&P 500 index in total returns.  ACHIEVED 

2022 Goals

  • Increase projected annual dividend income to $45,000.  ACHIEVED 
  • Earn $43,200 in dividend income.  ACHIEVED 
  • Collect $12,000 in options income.  NOT ACHIEVED 
  • Write 18 stock analysis articles.  NOT ACHIEVED 
  • Move DivGro to Another Platform.  NOT ACHIEVED 

    • Increase projected annual dividend income to $37,500.  ACHIEVED 
    • Earn $34,500 in dividend income.  ACHIEVED 
    • Collect $24,000 in options income.  NOT ACHIEVED 
    • Earn income of $5,400 writing premium articles.  ACHIEVED 
    • Launch a Marketplace Service on Seeking Alpha.  NOT ACHIEVED 
    • Move DivGro to Another Platform.   NOT ACHIEVED 

      2020 Goals

      • Increase projected annual dividend income to $30,000.  ACHIEVED 
      • Earn $27,000 in dividend income.  ACHIEVED 
      • Collect $24,000 in options income.  NOT ACHIEVED 
      • Earn income of $5,200 writing premium articles.  ACHIEVED 

        2019 Goals

        • Increase projected annual dividend income to $27,000.  NOT ACHIEVED 
        • Earn $25,200 in dividend income.  ACHIEVED 
        • Collect $21,000 in options income.  ACHIEVED 
        • Earn income of $5,200 writing premium articles.  ACHIEVED 
        • Write 12 stock analysis articles.  NOT ACHIEVED 

          2018 Goals

          • Increase projected annual dividend income to $18,500.  ACHIEVED 
          • Earn $18,000 in dividend income.  ACHIEVED 
          • Secure $12,000 in options income.  NOT ACHIEVED 
          • Write 72 premium articles for Seeking Alpha.  ACHIEVED 
          • Launch a subscription service at Seeking Alpha.  NOT ACHIEVED 

          2017 Goals

          • Increase projected annual dividend income to $14,400.  ACHIEVED 
          • Earn $12,960 in dividend income.  ACHIEVED 
          • Earn $8,400 in options income.  ACHIEVED 
          • Write 64 premium articles for Seeking Alpha.  ACHIEVED 
          • Write 6 articles for The DivNet.  NOT ACHIEVED 
          • Health and wellness: lose one stone.  NOT ACHIEVED 

          2016 Goals

          • Increase projected annual dividend income to $12,000.  ACHIEVED 
          • Earn $10,800 in dividend income.  ACHIEVED 
          • Write 120 posts, including 52 premium articles for Seeking Alpha  ACHIEVED  and 8 articles for The DivNet.  NOT ACHIEVED 
          • Health and wellness: hike from Johannesburg to Cape Town and back and lose one stone.  NOT ACHIEVED 

            2015 Goals

            • Increase projected annual dividend income to $7,500.  ACHIEVED 
            • Earn $6,000 in dividend income.  ACHIEVED 
            • Write 104 posts, including 36 premium articles for Seeking Alpha  ACHIEVED  and 6 articles for The DivNet.  NOT ACHIEVED 
            • Health and wellness: hike to Seattle and back  NOT ACHIEVED , climb the Burj Khalifa 30 times  ACHIEVED  and lose three stone.  NOT ACHIEVED 

            2014 Goals

            • Write at least 72 posts.  ACHIEVED 
            • Write at least 100 posts.  ACHIEVED 
            • Earn $3,600 in dividend income.  ACHIEVED 
            • Increase projected annual dividend income to $4,800.  ACHIEVED 
            • Increase number of holdings to 36, balanced across all 10 sectors.  ACHIEVED 

            2013 Goals

            • Own 10 dividend growth stocks, aiming for diversity.  ACHIEVED 
            • Earn at least $750 in dividend income with DivGro stocks.  ACHIEVED 
            • Average one blog post per week (52 posts).  ACHIEVED 
            • Exceed the performance of the S&P 500 index in total returns.  NOT ACHIEVED 

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