In the Dividend Sleuth's excellent article http://seekingalpha.com/article/1921851-how-do-you-know-when-youve-found-alpha, he discusses focusing on monthly income (among other ideas) for seeking out alpha.
I would go one step further and say to go for daily income from investments; to get some amount of income literally everyday from your investments.
I wondered how feasible this goal is. The Dividend Sleuth suggested I explore this idea further.
Graphically, the counts of the 184 payments received from stocks, P2P notes, and Treasuries for 2013 looks like:
Note that 184/365 is still just ~50% of the days in a year which I am receiving income from investments. Nevertheless, one of my financial goals for 2014 is to increase this percent, as well as "smooth out" the payment graph.
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