DGI Adventure 05-01-2017 Month in Review – April 2017

Tax month! We filed for an extension because we temporarily lost some stuff during the move and just didn’t feel like dealing with it. We paid estimated taxes though. Taxes suck. Fortunately most of our income producing investments are in tax-advantaged accounts. I didn’t write any posts in April because I’m a horrible blogger. I’m… Read More DGI Adventure 05-01-2017 Month in Review – April 2017

DGI Adventure 07-20-16 – Building the CEF Portfolio – Activity Summary

MIN went ex-dividend yesterday, so before that happened, I decided to scoop up some shares Monday morning to get in on this month’s distributions. I mentioned last week that I wanted to buy some more BLW shares to catch that ex-div before a special dividend. Since I’m writing about CEF purchases, I’ll capture that one… Read More DGI Adventure 07-20-16 – Building the CEF Portfolio – Activity Summary

DGI Adventure – 06-07-16 – Building the CEF Portfolio – Activity Summary

Last month I outlined how I wanted to replace my old fixed income investments with closed end fund (CEF) investments. Then I posted the results of my research into CEFs here and here. If you’re wondering where the part 3 of 3 watch list is, it’s unlikely to materialize. I was going to do a… Read More DGI Adventure – 06-07-16 – Building the CEF Portfolio – Activity Summary

DGI Adventure – 05-26-16 Closed End Fund Watch List – Part 2 of 3

Yesterday I posted part 1 of this watch list series. That list focused on “non high yield” bond funds…specifically closed end funds (CEFs). You might have already guessed that today’s list is looking at the “high yield” CEFs. You would have guessed correctly. First some reference links: I discussed why I’m looking at fixed income… Read More DGI Adventure – 05-26-16 Closed End Fund Watch List – Part 2 of 3