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Major updates

I’m still alive and investing. I can’t believe it has been over a year since I last posted. We are currently in the process of building our house so all of my taxable brokerage is currently in cash and ready to pay for the house. I haven’t been able to...


Potential Tax Implications of Biden Administration

I was researching this topic prior to the November 2020 election. At that time, the consensus was that there would be a “blue wave” with Democrats picking up more seats in the House and winning a clear majority in the Senate, in addition to winning the Presidency. (While I will...


What have I been up to?

Since I’ve been fairly quiet on the blog front, I wanted to give an update on finances and how things are going in 2020. 2020 has been interesting from a financial perspective. It started out fairly innocuous. My business had another good end of the year for 2019 and we...


Why Long-Term Investors Should Consider Dividend Stocks – Guest Post

Scott @ Two Investing: Today’s post is a guest post from our friends at Sure Dividend about the benefits of dividends stocks to a long-term investor. Without spoiling the ending, I love their example dividend paying stock. It’s in the biotech space and not only pays a great dividend but...


I sold all my stocks!

Circumstances relating to COVID-19 and the need for cash to pay for a new house led to me sell all the stocks in my brokerage account.


April 2020 Income

This April I received $284.05, compared with $333.00 in April 2019. The decrease comes from a lower number of companies paying me this month. Symbol Dividend Amount CSCO $45.62 DEO $59.98 KO $40.90 O $22.11 VTR $115.44 April 2020 Dividends Total dividends for April 2020: $284.05Total cumulative dividend income for...


Timing the Market is Hard. But…Here’s How I Do It!

The recent market volatility relating to Covid-19 has been difficult. In the longterm, I am optimistic that the economy will recover and stock prices will rebound. Another decade from now, I bet this period will be looked back on as a good buying opportunity that developed amidst a horrible global...


March 2020 Income

March 2020 brought in $1465.75 in dividend income. This was down very slightly from last March, which brought in $1497.15. When you consider the fact that I diversified into a lot of alternative investments, this result is great! It is helped greatly by the dividends that the new 401k brings...


March Roth IRA Purchases

I recently made three purchases in the Roth IRA. I have absolutely no clue if the worst from the Covid-19 crisis is behind us or priced into the stocks. In fact, things might continue to get worse before they get better. What I do know is that the majority of...


March 2020 Updates & 401K Contribution

Wow, what a market! The best thing to do is to stick to your plan. Hopefully whatever asset allocation you are in is something that you can stomach for the next few years, as it might take that long for prices to “correct.” Now is not the time to sell...