189: Dividend Investing with Kevin Martin


Kevin Martin is a Lawyer & 20 year military veteran turned Travel Vlogger! He is also an avid dividend investor and uses them as his primary source of income. In early 2019, Kevin decided to quit his job as a lawyer at a corporate law firm to travel the world! You can follow his adventures on YouTube

Kevin has also recently started a YouTube channel dedicated to dividend investing that can be found here

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Time Stamps:

  • 13:37 – Tell us about your “full time travel” life?
  • 14:13 – How did it feel when you first started?
  • 15:29 – Were you investing while you were a Lawyer?
  • 16:15 – What were some of the early investments?
  • 19:15 – How have your investment strategies changed since then?
  • 20:44 – Do you automatically reinvest in your dividends?
  • 21:30 – What is the difference between a dividend growth stock and a normal stock that doesn’t pay dividends at all?
  • 31:02 – What are your thoughts on picking individual dividend  stocks vs investing in dividend funds?
  • 32:22 – What are your thoughts on the non-traditional dividend funds?
  • 35:39 – What are your lowest and highest dividend yields in your personal portfolio?
  • 36:58 – What can you tell us about this new project starting your portfolio from scratch? 
  • 41:02 – Johnny and Derek review

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