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Rental Duplex Investment Q1 2015 Update

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Last year, we sold our 4-plex and rental home and acquired a small duplex nearby. Our old rentals were out of town and I didn’t have the time to drive out there to manage them. The duplex is much closer to where we live and it is in a nice area. The tenants are more [...]

Are You Prepared For The Next Stock Market Crash?

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Isn’t it a great time to be an investor in the stock market? The stock market has been on a tear for over five years and every investor has made a lot of money during that period. It’s great to see our net worth increase on paper, but this can’t last forever. Historically, the stock [...]

Q1 2015 Dividend Income Update

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Q1 2015 is over and it’s time for a dividend income update. One of my goals for 2015 is to generate $10,000 in dividend income. Let’s see how we did so far this year and go over a few highlights and lowlights. For the first quarter of 2015, our dividend income was $2,715. That’s great! [...]

Is it time to use credit instead of cash?

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One of the first tips I picked up when I first got into personal finance was to use cash instead of credit cards. We always paid off our credit cards in full every month and we never spent more than we could afford, but I know we could cut back a little. We tried using [...]