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The Results! - January 2020 (Dividends, YouTube & Blog Stats)

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Welcome to January 2020 - The Results!


Wow, what a January it has been in terms of the market.  Just today on the last day of January, the DOW dropped more than 600 points due to the fear of the fast-spreading coronavirus.  Could this be a sign of things to come as the virus spreads further?  Only time will tell.  
Anywho...let's get down to my numbers...which is why you're reading this....
My investing approach I have kept simple and easy to manage.  I have a handful of ETFs that I invest in periodically and they deliver dividend income either monthly or on a quarterly basis.

The ETFs I have chosen to invest are diversified globally to cover Canada, US, Developed and Emerging markets.  The ETFs I own are also split into 2 buckets, one that follows a traditional index and one that is tilted towards dividends.

Without further ado, here is my update for January 2020:
Dividends Received:$265.56
Dividends Forecasted:$271.78
Not bad right?  Coming within $6 of my forecast and close …

Vanguard Announces Monthly Cash Distributions for January 2020 for their ETFs

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Hey Guys,

As you know, I'm a 100% ETF investor and one of the things I look forward to every month is when monthly cash distributions get announced from BMO and Vanguard.

Photo by Marten Bjork on Unsplash On Friday afternoon, Vanguard has announced their monthly distributions for their line-up of ETFs.
Without further ado, here are your January 2020 cash distributions:
Vanguard ETF®TickerDistribution per Unit ($) - January 2020Distribution per Unit ($) - December 2019Month over Month Increase / DecreaseVanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index

ETFVRE                       0.091446                        0.748945 -                      0.657499 Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield

Index ETFVDY                       0.088734                        0.126645 -                      0.037911 Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETFVAB                       0.074678                        0.043688

BMO Asset Management Announces Monthly Cash Distributions for January 2020 for their ETFs

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Hey Guys,

As you know, I'm a 100% ETF investor and one of the things I look forward to every month is when monthly cash distributions get announced from BMO and Vanguard.

Photo by Marten Bjork on Unsplash
This morning, BMO Asset Management has announced their monthly distributions for their line-up of ETFs.
Without further ado, here are your January 2020 cash distributions:
Monthly DistributionsTickerCash Distribution per Unit ($) - January 2020Cash Distribution per Unit ($) - December 2019Month over Month Increase (Decrease)BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETFZAG                   0.040                    0.040                         -   BMO Discount Bond Index ETFZDB                   0.030                    0.030                         -   BMO Ultra Short-Term Bond ETFZST                   0.120                    0.120