Recent Stock Purchase II August 2017

With the general market all over the place in recent weeks, dropping and climbing seemingly on a whim, I am reminded, once again, that find the “perfect” time to invest is a fool’s game. Seeing the market behave in this manner simply reminds me to keep making my monthly buys, ignore the noise and predictions … Read more

How To Make Big Purchases Without Emptying Your Pockets

The following is a guest blog post: Budget and finances are one of the scariest concepts you can think of when it comes to buying things, either if it’s a birthday or the holiday season. Believe it or not, with a bit of strategy, you can take care of all the expenses and not cut … Read more

Investing 100K In Dividend Growth Stocks

This article is a guest post by Mike McNeil, author The The Dividend Guy Blog and founder of Dividend Stocks Rock. While we never met, Keith and I share many things in common. First, we both love to travel. I just came back from a 12 months RV trip in Central America. Second, we are … Read more

How You Can Easily Stay Up-To-Date With Important Financial News

The following is a guest blog post: The time where being up to date with the news meant subscribing to your local newspaper or catching up with the timely news on television has long gone. Things have changed drastically and today we have news available to us 24 hours a day on various sources, which … Read more

I’ve Heard of Bitcoin, But What Are These Other Cryptocurrencies?

The following is a guest blog post: Bitcoin is on the verge of becoming a household name, but you’ll still have a hard time finding a man on the street who can explain exactly what it is. Basically, Bitcoin is a digital currency used by a new technology called a blockchain. The Bitcoin blockchain is … Read more

Effective Ways to Manage Overspending

The following is a guest blog post: Overspending is one of the biggest bugbears for any individual or business. When finances are not managed well, pervasive debt ensues. Financial advisors routinely face the question: How Do I Get Out of Debt? Simply put, getting out of debt requires doing everything in reverse. This contrarian perspective … Read more

Dividend Income Update July 2017

We all know what it’s like to come off our June highs of dividend income and report on less than spectacular numbers for July. It’s all part of dividend investing as we covet those end of quarter months the most and are often less enthusiastic about the first month of every quarter. As long as … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase August 2017

Well that didn’t take long. Just a few days into the month of August, I already made my first purchases. With the start of the new month we have seen a couple notable stocks plummeting in a single day highlighting the knee jerk reactions investors make when earnings or guidance does not paint a growing … Read more

Are You Really Getting The Most Out Of That Reward Credit Card?

The following is a guest blog post: In a recent U.S. News survey, most rewards credit card holders indicated they are not maximizing the value of their credit cards. While they are earning rewards, 78 percent of respondents did less than an hour of research or no research at all when applying for a rewards … Read more