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Category Archives: Investments

Year End Investment Portfolio Analysis

So after writing the article called “Mutual Funds versus Stocks Why I Choose Stocks“, I wondered if my personal “regular account” gains from the past would trump my 401k gains.  I was especially curious about as long of a record period as I could calculate.  So ironically (or is it because I’m focused on thisContinue Reading

Why Young Investors Should Not Shy Away From Investing in Stocks

For college graduates lucky enough to find work after they receive their diploma, the question as to whether or not they should invest and how they should do so is often a tricky one. With the market experiencing incredible high and lows in short periods of time, most young professionals are afraid to invest inContinue Reading

Alternative Income Level 1 Update

Two and a  half years ago, I created an article called Creating Alternative Income Milestones, and I’m happy to say that I’ve made it to level 1 already!  I’m about one year ahead of where I thought that I would be in my progress! In the article Creating Alternative Income Milestone, I mentioned that IContinue Reading

Earning 25 Percent On My Previous Mortgage Payment

Occasionally I write about being totally debt free (no mortgage, car loans or credit card debt), but I had one problem with being debt free that took me a while to solve, and that was “What do I do with the extra infusion of cash each month”?  Such an increase of cash by paying offContinue Reading

Financially Shifting My Investment Strategy To One That Slides

I’ve been very busy lately, too busy! Actually, I’ve been so busy that I don’t have the time to focus on the investments and investing in general.  This is not the first time this has happened to me, and hopefully it won’t be the last.  It’s okay though and I’m going to explain why andContinue Reading