19 12, 2017

Reviewing my 2017 Goals and Objectives

By | 2018-01-08T21:29:13+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Personal Situation|0 Comments

Every year since I started this blog I have gone through my goals and objectives for the upcoming year.  Usually there is an overarching theme I like to give myself.  Like my net worth posts, I know the exercise is done mostly for me; although what owner of a public blog doesn't like some feed back!  For calendar year 2017 my overarching goal was to keep up the intensity.  Specifically I wrote, Last year [2016] my overlying goals and objective theme was that I was getting too complacent, and more specifically, it was time to get over the fact that good is the enemy of [...]

18 12, 2017

The 4 Most Critical Hydraulic Press Brake Machinery Safety Tips For Your Business!

By | 2018-01-18T14:12:05+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

If you work in the manufacturing and metalworking industry, keeping your workers safe is of paramount importance. If your business puts workers at risk, you may violate OSHA regulations and face stiff fines – and workplace injuries may end up costing you serious money, and interrupting production schedules and time frames. Die-based machines like hydraulic press brake machinery are often the cause of serious injury among workers. In fact, approximately three-fifths of all workplace-related amputations involve some kind of die, or other mechanically-based power press system. Because of this, it’s absolutely crucial that you follow safety best practices when working with hydraulic [...]

15 12, 2017

6 Must Have Money Saving Apps

By | 2018-01-18T14:24:51+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 | 2018-01-18T14:26:30+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Dividend Investment Portfolio|4 Comments

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) [...]