CARES Act for Small Businesses

CARES Act for Small Businesses

March 30th, 2020 – Congress recently voted to approve and the President signed the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act,” or “CARES Act” for short. The headline grabbing piece of this particular legislation is the provision which will send checks,...
October Dividend Raises

October Dividend Raises

Each month we take a look at some notable payout changes by some of the dividend stocks followed by the Joule Financial Dividend Growth Model. Below are the standouts from the month of October. Eaton Vance (EV) Raised By: 12.9% New Dividend: $0.35/qtr Eaton Vance is...
What’s Your Risk Temperament?

What’s Your Risk Temperament?

Risk Defined When talking about risk, investors commonly use the idea of risk and volatility interchangeably. However, this might not be the best idea. Traditionally, volatility is understood as the positive and negative moves in an investor’s portfolio. In...
September Dividend Raises

September Dividend Raises

Each month we take a look at some notable payout changes by some of the dividend stocks followed by the Joule Financial Dividend Growth Model. Below are the standouts from the month of September. McDonald’s (MCD) Raised By: 14.8% New Dividend: $1.16/qtr...
4 Financial Planning Steps

4 Financial Planning Steps

What exactly is a financial plan and why do I need one anyway? You may have found yourself asking these questions when listening to financial commentators. Understandably, as the term “financial plan” sounds important and authoritative yet still vague. After all,...