Monthly Archives: October 2011

My Scary Health Insurance Choices

I figured since it was Halloween l would post about something really scary…My Health Insurance Options and Premiums.  Considering it is open enrollment for season I am sure most people are facing the same decisions. My Health Insurance In the 3 years I have been writing on My Journey to Millions I have not broughtContinue Reading

What Other Dividend Lists Exist Besides the Dividend Aristocrats?

For me, stock indexes and/or stock lists provide either a starting point for my research or an investment opportunity if a particular fund invests in that list or index.  Each time I have written a post about my Dividend Investment Portfolio I indicated that I use the Dividend Aristocrats as a starting point.  I letContinue Reading

Building a Personal Pension Like the Professionals

I think one of the biggest problems that baby boomers are going to encounter is transitioning from accumulation to decumulation.   At 30 I am still young, but it has to be an odd feeling moving from the gathering of assets to partitioning which assets to spend and when.  I recently read an article in InvestmentContinue Reading

The Benefits of Life Insurance to Young Families

Post by Sasha I’m a late 20-something married to an early 30-something, and we have a toddler-ish kid. Our lives, divided between work and play, are for the most part prescribed by the responsibility of family. My husband and I make decisions together, plan for the future and raise a very happy little boy. OutsideContinue Reading

What are Preferred Shares? Do You Invest in Preferred Shares?

I have dabbled in a lot of different types of investments, my most recent kick being my dividend investment portfolio, however, I have never really given thought to investing in preferred shares of stock. What is a Preferred Share of Stock? According to Investopedia a Preferred Stock is, A class of ownership in a corporationContinue Reading

Is Paying Car Insurance in Full Really Worth the Savings?

With finances pinching tighter seemingly every day, we have to look to creative ways to save money, both today and in the future. From finding the best rates for loans and savings accounts to choosing less expensive alternatives at the grocery store, every little bit of savings can add up.  When closely researched, some greatContinue Reading