A late update on the total amount of dividends I have received in 2018. So in 2018, drum roll……….I received a total of…………
$273.05 of dividends from my portfolio.
Not much but of course this was the year I entered the stock market and so I am pretty happy to see some dividends coming in even though my portfolio is still in the red.
I have read many articles mentioning that you should first build up a substantial amount of money first or to increase your income before getting into the market to prevent commission charges from eating up your profits.
And I do find that somewhat true so for 2019, I would be making transactions in bigger amounts to make the commission charges more worth it.
So I recently also started working and have a DBS multiplier account so for the year 2018, you can see that I did not receive dividends for the