8 02, 2018

Undervalued Dividend Portfolio Update For January 2018

By | 2018-02-11T11:39:49+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Dividend Investment Portfolio|0 Comments

To say it has been a crazy freaking month would be an understatement and we are only 11 days deep! As an additional way of funding this account, I sell puts and January was an amazing month (outlined below), but I quickly learned some important lessons about maintenance requirements.  As of the writing of this post (and hopefully it doesn't age well) this account, well every account, is down hard.  But let's not focus on the bad for now, let's talk about the moves made in January. My January 2018 Undervalued Dividend Growth Purchase After screening the dividend champion list for possibly undervalued [...]

6 02, 2018

Are You At Risk? Here are 4 Steps to Protect Your Small Online Business

By | 2018-02-06T08:49:38+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

That you run a small online business does not mean you are not open to cyber attack. As long as you do business on the internet, there are many ways your business can be compromised. It is therefore important that you take proactive steps to mitigate these risks and make sure you and your business are safe on the internet. Steps to Protect Your Small Online Business The follow steps will help you reduce the vulnerability of your system and help you make your business safe. Monitor and protect the use of computer equipment and systems The first place to begin is [...]

1 02, 2018

February 2018 Net Worth Update

By | 2018-02-01T00:14:04+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Personal Situation|8 Comments

With the first month done in 2018 it is time to update my net worth spreadsheet.  Writing this introduction prior to updating the spreadsheet, my gut is telling me that it is not going to be a good month for a few reasons.  The first is because The Wife's new business is now underway with payments going out, but few payments coming in (yet).  The second reason is that The Wife and I stepped up our travel game - going up to ski in Vermont with really good friends, booking Mexico for our family and Ireland just for us two for our [...]

1 02, 2018

6 Strategies For Buying A Car When You Have A Poor Credit Rating

By | 2018-01-31T22:43:43+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

So you need a new car, but your credit rating is less than stellar. There are all sorts of reasons that your credit score might be struggling, some of which might not be your fault at all. But to get the best deal and to not be taken advantage of, you need to know how to play the game and get what you want for the price you deserve without taking your credit rating or score into consideration. Just because you might not have the best credit rating out there, that does not mean that you should allow yourself to take out [...]

31 01, 2018

4 Trends That Will Shape the Marketing Industry in 2018

By | 2018-01-31T22:43:58+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Random|0 Comments

Doesn’t it feel like a new marketing trend emerges every day? The truth is that they’re changing almost at the same rate as technology and online user behavior evolves, and it’s your job as a marketer to keep pace with them. Staying on top of these shifts is paramount if you want to remain successful and relevant. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, VR, voice search – which of these tools can you use to your advantage in 2018? Almot every digital channel is bound to get a makeover this year, and you must be ready to embrace the change and adapt to it. The [...]