December 2019 Dividend Income

Hundred dollar bills in dividend incomeHappy New Year! New year, new stream of dividends, just the way I like it. I enjoy publishing these monthly dividend income reports as I have gained a much better understanding in how much of my passive income is coming in every month and how much it is growing over time. For the month of December I have received a total of 18 diversified direct deposits in the form of dividends straight to my brokerage account.



 Aflac, Inc. (AFL) $32.94
 Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) $10.87
 United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) $19.20
 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) $34.27
 3M Co. (MMM) $8.64
 Realty Income Corp. (O) $20.30
 McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) $28.08
 Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.B) $77.08
 The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) $10.88
 V.F. Corp. (VFC) $8.01
 Waste Management, Inc. (WM) $13.68
 BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) $13.38
 Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) $36.26
 Lamar Advertising Co. (LAMR) $30.72
 Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) $45.05
 The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) $8.20
 Vanguard REIT Index Fund (VNQ)  $71.78
 Vanguard High Dividend Yield Index Fund (VYM) $54.75
Total $524.09


When statistically comparing last years dividend income total from December 2018 to December 2019, it represents a negative 1.2% for a year over year decreased dividend income growth. The decrease was mostly to a much higher VYM payment last year than this year.

The dividend income page has been updated accordingly.

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