Smart Dividend Growth: An Introduction

Hello everybody and welcome the first full Smart Dividend Growth blog post. First I want to thank so many people for finally pushing me to start this blog.  I have been a regularly reader of several of the financial blogs out there.  I have to say that there is some great work that is being done out there but based on what I am reading I think there is a niche out there for a dividend growth investing blog.  Hopefully you’ll enjoy my interesting perspective on dividend growth investing and you’ll come along for the ride as I grow my portfolio and get one step closer to financial freedom.


First off to let you know a little bit more about me I’m a 30 year old professional engineer that has a passion for business and finance. They say that engineers and doctors make the worst investors and I’m hopefully here to prove that theory wrong.  Like most people I work a have a regular day job and my life just don’t allow me to spend 40-60 hours week doing financial research.  I stumbled upon dividend investing a few years ago, but since the financial meltdown in 2009 I’ve really done a lot of research and I am convinced that this is the best investment strategy for me.  So this is me in a nutshell: