Published Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:33:18 -0500 on Seeking Alpha
Being told to "be patient" is something no human wants to hear and there is probably no other aspect of life where you hear it more than when it comes to the world of personal finance. I'd like to think that I've learned patience in my 29 years on this earth, but I feel like this is one of those areas where there is always room for improvement.
One area of life I have learned to be patient is anything regarding finances. I've learned that basically everything can wait and that there is a certain degree of pleasure that comes from being responsible and maintaining a frugal mindset.
Developing a patient attitude didn't come cheap because it was learned through a series of poor choices as I taught myself how to invest. As frustrating as it is to think about the years of squandered returns by purchasing penny stocks and making brash decisions, I can appreciate the lesson because it has become ingrained in who I am today. During the time that I was making poor decisions, I began to notice that the most successful people I knew all had one thing in common - that they took the time to create a consistent gameplan and implemented it in the same way that someone of strong Christian faith applies the lessons from the Bible to their everyday life. This analogy isn't intended to be a religious-based argument but is meant to emphasize the conviction with which these people adhere to the "financial' rules that they created.
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|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO||36.45||0.0||0.00||2.68||7.31|
|MAIN STREET CAPITAL||41.62||14.4||2.89||2.46||5.78|
|PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL||81.05||16.4||4.95||4.56||5.60|
|CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE||78.00||9.0||8.63||4.14||5.26|
|BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA||52.91||10.4||5.10||2.66||4.99|
|WP CAREY & CO||84.82||26.9||3.15||4.14||4.87|
|INVESTORS REAL ESTATE||59.74||0.0||0.00||2.80||4.67|
|ROYAL BANK OF CANADA||79.89||12.1||6.58||3.12||3.83|
|OLD REPUBLIC INTERNATIONAL||22.93||8.8||2.59||0.80||3.48|
|WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE||54.52||10.7||5.10||1.83||3.15|
|JOHNSON & JOHNSON||131.86||21.9||6.03||3.80||2.82|
|ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS||150.32||20.0||7.51||4.00||2.64|
|JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL||41.06||16.0||2.56||1.04||2.49|
|EAST WEST BANCORP||44.85||9.6||4.65||1.10||2.44|
|BANK OF AMERICA||29.19||10.8||2.69||0.60||2.05|
|LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA||34.11||0.0||0.00||0.00||0.00|
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