The final step is to take this information and put it into a table that shows payments expected throughout the year.
Bonds are no problem. They typically pay interest every 6 months, so they would have 2 payments at the appropriate times during the year.
To track payments as they come in, you want to use the "History" tab of your broker. For example, in Schwab:
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These sources will give you ideas and lead you to other bloggers in the dividend blogger community.
Disclosure: This post is for educational purposes only. I hold some of the securities mentioned. Individuals should do their own research and/or consult professional advice before making investment decisions.