The Beta Post

Passive income, personal finance and fintech.

The Statoil DRIP

I bought my first shares of Statoil back in January, and now it's time to collect my first dividend payment. But Statoil offer a dividend reinvestment plan, which I now need to decide if I should sign up for or not.

Dividend report February 2018

I was looking forward to writing this month dividend report, as I'm finally able to compare year-on-year growth. But it turns out that the stock that paid me last February has changed its payout month to March this year, effectively ruining my desire to compare year-on-year growth.

Crawling the web for dividends

As the number of stocks in my portfolio is increasing I'm spending more and more time on tracking the expected dividends. So I thought why not write a web crawler that does this job for me?

Dividend report January 2018

2018 is flying by during the busy season, and the dividends keep on coming. January is a slow month for my European stocks, but the Americans did not let me down. Resulting in January actually beating the 2017 average.

My two financial goals for 2018

2017 was the year I changed my investment strategy and started blogging about it. In earlier years I experienced great volatility due to an extreme apatite for risk, but this was not the case for 2017. I now believe I've found an investment strategy that suits me well, and I'll be sure to follow the same path in 2018.