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Building wealth is a process

If I told you that all you had to do to earn $10,000,000 in the next year was to follow my secret steps to success, would you believe me? Better question, would you want to believe me? We like being told that we can find riches overnight. As much as we try to deny it, […]

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May 2017 dividend income

April Showers Bring May…Insanity? Well, May is officially over, and it was a crazy month for us. You’ll notice that I haven’t updated the site much. During the beginning of the month my wife went into labor and delivered our first son, but he had meconium in his amniotic fluid and had to spend a […]

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Speculative stock purchase: SSI

Speculative Investing: Don’t Try This I recently purchased a speculative position in Stage Stores, (ticker SSI) and I wanted to share it with you. First off, I want to start by saying that I do not recommend you do follow my example unless you are fully aware of the risks involved with doing so and […]

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Dividend-income Investing

March 2017 dividend income

Well, March is over and it’s time to report on our monthly dividend and passive income. Aside from my speculative purchase of SSI, which you can read about in my post, it was a fairly normal month for us. We contributed $125 through our brokerage account, and collected a few dividends. March Dividend Totals This month we […]

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Does dividend investing make sense?

Should You Invest in Dividend Paying Stocks? I’ve mentioned that I tend to gravitate towards dividend paying stocks before, so the subject of this post should be no surprise. When investing, my aim is to continue to educate myself about how to become an intelligent investor and to avoid speculating in the market, and I […]