One of the reasons I created this site was to share my journey and to give myself accountability by sharing results.
When you are on a journey, it is important to know where you are and where you are going. If you are on a trek, there are tools you can use such as a GPS device or a map (or both!).
For personal finance, it is about setting personal goals and tracking progress. If you don’t set a goal, then you are just wandering around, directionless.
Continue reading “End of July 2017: Goals and Progress Tracking”
I have mentioned in a previous post that real estate is not passive. Here is another example.
Someone stole the HVAC unit!
Continue reading “Rental Problems! Stolen AC Unit and Building an AC Cage”
I bought a house for $2500 a few years back at the tail end of the real estate downturn. I was surprised (as I’m sure you are!) when I found it available. I bought it directly through the county office, as the previous owner did not pay their taxes. When you buy a property like this, you don’t know what you are really buying until you own it as you can’t go inside. When I bought it, I was wondering if I made the right decision.
Continue reading “My experience buying a $2500 house”
From my recent post on midyear goals, I stated that I wanted to direct contributions into more dividend and dividend growth stocks. By wanting to increase my passive income, I am directing a higher percent of my monthly contributions towards dividend stocks. In this post, I will discuss my approach.
How did I buy into 500+ Dividend and Dividend Growth Companies?
Continue reading “Recent Purchase – How I bought into 500+ Dividend and Dividend Growth Companies”
Now Independence Day (4th of July) has now come and gone. It is a good time to reflect on the history of the country, including the sacrifices veterans have made for our freedom.
It is also a good time to reflect on the the first half of the year and to set 2nd half goals.
Continue reading “2017 Mid Year Reflections and 2nd Half Goals”