What Makes for a Good Dividend Portfolio?


This is a guest post by Mike, aka The Dividend Guy. He authors The Dividend Guy Blog since 2010 and manages portfolios at Dividend Stocks Rock. He is a passionate investor. I’ve been following Joe’s blog since 2011 because I was amazed by his goal to retire so young and his method used to achieve it. The funny thing is that he has been commenting on my blog since 2011 as well and he probably likes the way I approach investing. We definitely share that in common: the quest to generate passive income. There are tons of ways to generate […]

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Saving for a Better Future Doesn’t Mean Having to Sacrifice Today

Saving for a Better Future Doesn’t Mean Having to Sacrifice Today

The RB40 family is on vacation near Palm Springs and today we have a guest post from FI Fighter.  Life is all about balance. If you work too hard, you’ll burn out. If you don’t work hard enough, you’ll never get anywhere. When it comes to securing a better financial future, chances are high that you’ll have to put in a good amount of effort to succeed. When the passive income starts to pile on in, a lot of people can get sucked in, becoming even more motivated than when they first started! There’s nothing wrong with being motivated, and […]

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Should You Take a Year Off in Your 20s?

Should You Take a Year Off in Your 20s?

The following is a guest post from Martin of Studenomics — you need to check the blog out to see what sort of new projects Martin has been working on to help you gain financial freedom. Does it ever make sense to take a year off? Should you take a year off in your teens or 20s to figure everything out? What’s my answer? Nope. Not at all. I don’t believe in being idle or waiting for things to magically work out for you. That’s not going to happen. I would like to thank Joe for allowing me to guest […]

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Don’t Let Resolution Fatigue Win

don't let resolution fatigue win

The following is a guest post from William Cowie @ Bite the Bullet Investing. You still remember those New Year’s resolutions to spend less so you can invest more, right? You’ve kept a tight leash on your finances, holding off on buying new clothes, and throwing away all those catalogs you receive in the mail without even opening them. You’ve kept your eyes on the prize: building that early retirement fund. Great! But lately, have you caught yourself wavering just a little? Your coworker set her cup of Starbucks on your desk for a meeting and you can’t forget that aroma. […]

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