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Ian's 4th Investment book,
"AMERICAN HIGH DIVIDEND HANDBOOK"
“…. I’ve never had a mentor who was really looking out for my best interests with a working plan they were actually living, all of the financial advisors I’ve ever worked with, despite what they said to me, only had their interests in mind. You’ve provided insights and guidance based on what you’re actually doing, I ‘ve never met anyone before who was willing to share like you have...." "For almost 4 decades of my professional life, the dozen or so the financial advisors I’ve been exposed to have all played the same message: Put 60% in stocks and 40% in bonds, when you turn 65 put 60% in bonds and 40% in stocks, we’ll manage that for you and put it all in “safe” mutual funds because we know best. When you retire, you’ll have your social security and you’ll sell 4% of your portfolio each year to live on, hopefully you won’t outlast that. I found their attitudes repulsive….Then along comes Ian who says wait just a minute – Invest in dividend paying stocks and you can withdraw 5%, 6%, or maybe even 7% a year to live on, oh & by the way, you won’t be selling any of your portfolio, it will continue to grow. This is one of those “Ah-Ha” moments for me, something that’s clearly been readily available, but it’s not what the “experts” talk about or tried to sell me on. …., it’s almost like winning the lottery. The investments I’ve been making up until now have not been beneficial for my wife & I, our new portfolio is, thanks to you." "When I was doing my dividend research, I was seeing that these strong companies did not suspend or reduce their dividends during the 2008 recession or in 2020 when the COVID Pandemic hit, many of them had their share prices reduced 30% - 50%, yet what was puzzling to me was that many of them actually raised their dividends during these times! Now I understand why….With your comments and suggestions, I’m finally understanding that the stock share price is only loosely coupled to the company’s dividends, they are not directly correlated, higher is better but it’s not the primary driver. In fact, it looks like the best time to purchase shares in these companies is when their share price is temporarily artificially depressed….As long as the company is strong and keeps paying their dividend, you’d want to keep it, I did choose companies who have long histories of increasing earnings, paying dividends for decades, and steadily increasing the dividend. The average score for my twenty is 64, with only two in the 50’s." "Your life experience put you in a position to be able to keenly observe these inner financial workings of companies and take away the insights that matter the most. I now see the attributes you monitor; I see how you gauge your holdings, and how you adjust to capitalize for maximum value to you.”
A STUDY OF THE BEST 20 US SCORES
IAN'S BOOKS ARE VERY MUCH ABOUT USING STOCK SCORING TO HELP PICK THE VERY BEST AND SAFEST STOCKS TO ADD TO YOUR PORTFOLIO
In March of 2021 Ian began a test of the effectiveness of stock scoring on a trial portfolio made up of the 20 highest scoring dividend stocks in the American High Dividend Handbook
traded on the NYSE and the NASDAQ.
He wanted to see what gains such a portfolio would have after one year compared to traditional indexes.
The One Year results:"SIMPLY WALL ST" Sun, Mar 27, 2022
"Best 20 US Scores"
Gain this week 3.4%
Gain over One year 16.5% Biggest mover in the Portfolio
Symbol Name Last Price 7Days 1YearXOM Exxon Mobil 85.20 8.3% 55.8%
"AMERICAN HIGH DIVIDEND HANBOOK"
is a companion to his 3rd book
"CANADIAN HIGH DIVIDEND HANDBOOK"
All Ian's books are available in print or e-book formats from amazon.com
THE INVESTMENT BOOKS ARE WRITTEN FOR
- for those who have never invested
- for investors who have lost money. - for those who fear outliving their life savings. - for those who fear the next stock market crash.
- for those who who hate jargon and complicated investments
THE AMERICAN HIGH DIVIDEND HANDBOOK
provides investors with useful charts covering all 286 common stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ paying dividends of 3.5% or more. These easy-to-read charts are sorted by: score,
dividend yield percent
They make it easy to build a strong portfolio.
To further verify your stock choice you can then go to the
unique page for each of your chosen stocks.
On that page you see all eleven data elements that make up the stock's score.
You review a 20 year summary of the stock's share prices and
You can instantly see if the stock has grown steadily, even during market crashes.
Just prior to buying a stocks, you can rescore the stocks with
THE FREE STOCK SCORING SOFTWARE
(It is emailed, on request, to those who have bought the book.
Rescoring confirms there have been no recent risk changes)
In the next stock market crash you will not panic because you know, that despite all share prices dropping, the dividends of your stocks have always been paid through market crashes and their share prices have always recovered and achieved new record highs. You will relax and live on your regular dividend payments until the inevitable share price recovery.
A portfolio of financially strong, high dividends paying stocks
never stops growing.
Because it has three verifiable revenue flows: (1) Regulardividend payouts (2) Ever-increasing dividend payouts (3) Ever-increasing share prices.
No speculator can accurately predict future share prices but the dividends paid from profits are predictable.
Speculators only control share prices, not company's profits.
90% of speculators lose money