Updating My Value Dividend Portfolio

Updating My Value Dividend Portfolio

One of my favorite parts of my financial “empire” is my Dividend Portfolio (a/k/a Perpetual Income Machine).  While it is not big by any stretch of the imagination worth only a couple grand, I have been throwing more and more money at it per month so I feel that it deserves more attention.  Actually, I… Continue Reading

What Do I Need to Bring to My CPA or Accountant

What Do I Need to Bring to My CPA or Accountant

Despite helping people in my life with their taxes I use an Accountant.  There are a couple reasons why I use one: The Wife is Self Employed complicating our situation a bit I have self employment income which is growing After our meeting with our CPA I don’t feel the stress I did when I… Continue Reading

The Your E-Book Sucks Net Worth Update

The Your E-Book Sucks Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update On January 18, 2011 I decided to start a new way to track my net worth.  I created a private spreadsheet and zeroed out my net worth.  This way I can share my progress each month, going forward without revealing how much is in my savings account, 401(k), etc. What assets am… Continue Reading

Start a Side Hustle Now, It’s Easier Than You Think

I recently wrote a post about how I hate listening to people complain about mediocrity when there is so much opportunity out there and in response a fellow personal finance blogger/entrepreneur left a comment about a new side hustle he was starting up.  So I asked if he would take my readers through the creation… Continue Reading

My Favorite Thing About Paying off Debt

My Favorite Thing About Paying off Debt

I have been aggressively paying down my auto loan since the beginning of the year.  Every time I am about to waiver and change course I remember my favorite thing about paying off debt.  What is my favorite thing about paying off debt? I don’t believe that debt is religiously evil, nor do I think… Continue Reading

Stop Making Excuses Creating a Second Stream of Income Is Not Difficult

Stop Making Excuses Creating a Second Stream of Income Is Not Difficult

I think the amazing thing about blogging is being able to connect to people that you would likely never have a conversation with, but because you share a common interest you get involved in their life.  Sometimes it is a one way street, which is fine.  There is this great blogger who goes by the… Continue Reading