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Costco Coupons Valid From 8/7/14 – 8/31/14

Attention Costco Members: You have one more week to take advantage of the coupons below. I see a few things that I’ll be buying. I’ll update the post with pricing information for future comparison. The coupons are displayed below.   Warehouse Coupon Offers • Valid 8/7/14 – 8/31/14 Simply show the Costco app on your smartphone to […]

Altria (MO) Raises Their Quarterly Dividend by 8.3%

Altria Group, Inc., ticker symbol MO, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless tobacco products and wine both domestically and internationally. MO is probably best known for their Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal and Chateau Ste. Michelle brands. Altria has a very long history of steadily increasing their dividend. They aim to distribute 80 percent of […]

Review of nocs NS500

While looking for a new pair of in-ear headphones I came across the Swedish company NOCS (  I was not familiar with them but I was drawn to their philosophy of incorporating a simple design with high quality products and superior sound.  As I investigated further, I saw that they were phasing out their NS400 […]

A Look Back at My Spending in 2013

I decided to analyze my spending from 2013. I sorted all of last year’s transactions by merchant and exported it to excel. The reason behind this is that I wanted to see which publicly traded companies provided a service or manufactured a product that I used in 2013. If I like the product or service […]

Capital Plan approved, Bank of America Raises Dividend

Bank of America shareholders received excellent news this morning: Bank of America’s revised capital plan that was submitted to the US Federal Reserve has been approved. Accordingly, Bank of America will raise the quarterly dividend to 5 cents a share. This is the first dividend increase in the last 7 years. Bank of America has […]

July 2014 Spending

I wanted to get my spending back on track this month. Unfortunately, I had some maintenance and repair work that needed to be taken care of on my car. My car is getting older but it is completely paid off already. I plan to drive it for several more years while enjoying not having a […]

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