15 12, 2017

6 Must Have Money Saving Apps

By | 2017-12-15T14:43:32+00:00 December 15th, 2017|product review|0 Comments

Especially in today’s economy, it’s important to find smart, easy, and efficient ways to save money. All of us are doing what we can to stay committed to our monthly spending budget, while at the same time getting the most bang for our buck. Whether you’re making money online with Oberlo, or working on your feet every day at the local diner, you find yourself frustrated with the usual strategies for saving money. There must be something better out there. Luckily, there is something better: money-saving apps. Just take a look to find out which ones work best for you: Clarity Money [...]

15 12, 2017

December 2017 Undervalued Dividend Growth Watch List

By | 2017-12-14T16:29:20+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Dividend Investment Portfolio|1 Comment

I don't have a lot of faith that I'll find something new this month.  The stock market seems to hit new weekly highs, so when I put it through my metrics it feels like I'll end up with the same companies.  We'll see! My Screening Metrics In an attempt to find undervalued, unloved companies I use certain metrics which are defined below.  First and foremost, the company must have increased their dividends for at least 20 years.  To gather this information I use the Dividend Champion list (as well as part of the Dividend Contenders list).  Both lists are updated monthly by David Fish.  [...]

13 12, 2017

November 2017 Dividend Growth Portfolio Update

By | 2017-12-12T16:48:42+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Dividend Investment Portfolio|0 Comments

While this account is tiny compared to my assets in general, it is absolutely my favorite part of my financial empire hut, and that is the reason I share my active moves within it.  I truly believe that one day, this account will be able to provide my family with a viable stream of income that can keep up with inflation as I get older. My November Dividend Champion/Contender Purchase The following information was written in real time when I made the purchase. After creating my November dividend watch list I ended up with the following Companies: Name Symbol Market Cap (mil) [...]

12 12, 2017

5 Tips to Starting A Business On A Shoestring Budget

By | 2017-12-12T13:29:06+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Perhaps one of the most popular goals a lot of us have is eventually starting our own company. However, one of the biggest things holding us back is the one thing a business is supposed to bring in: money. While a lot of us look at owning a business as an expensive goal, it doesn’t always have to be. In fact, learning how to do it with less or no money will teach you the most in the long-run, setting you up for many years of success. That’s why I’m giving you a few helpful tips as to how to get started. [...]

7 12, 2017

Buying a TINY Permanent Whole Life Insurance Policy

By | 2017-12-07T00:25:25+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Life Insurance|0 Comments

I have discussed why I like whole life insurance policies in the past, and why I have bought policies on myself, my son, my daughter and The Wife.  I am well aware this isn't a particularly popular position to take on interwebs as buy term and invest the difference is the common mantra.  However, with a national average of 5% odds say that those that are claiming that is their plan aren't following through. Nonetheless, this past week I converted a tiny piece of The Wife's policy which led to some interesting items I thought I would share. Why Did I Convert a tiny portion [...]