I came across this quote from John D. Rockefeller while listening to an audio Podcast from Questor (Garry White of The Telegraph) called Questor Income Tips, and it sums up the Amateur Investor attitude to investing perfectly.
Regular readers of the Amateur Investor blog will know that passive income and dividend income is extremely important to me. And I regularly reinvest dividend income to purchase “free shares”.
So when more dividend income appeared in my account with The Share Centre this morning – this time from St James’s Place (STJ) , a dividend of 3.2p per share – I quickly looked to reinvest the dividend…
By know you will have worked out that I’m an amateur (investor). So how will I be deciding which shares to buy?
Well for a few years now, I have been a subscriber to both Investors Chronicle and Shares magazines. They are a good starting point for me as (I assume) a lot of time has gone into the articles in the magazines and the share tips they make. Continue reading →