Monthly Archives: September 2017

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Casino Industry

Whether it be Las Vegas or Atlantic City, many individuals travel to go to a casino for entertainment. Casinos hold a lot of options for good times to be had by all. Games Available Each casino varies in what it has available and also what minimums are being played. There are games such as poker, black jack, slot machines, craps, and roulette. All have different odds and have different rules. Depending on what casino you go to and on what kind of night, there may be expensive buy ins or buys in on the lower end. Kids Most people automatically think that [...]

By |2018-10-10T09:27:34-04:00September 30th, 2017|Random|0 Comments

Life Insurance for Millennials

Life insurance is a very important topic. Insurance that pays out a sum of money either on the death of the insured person or after a set period. It is basically designed to protect you and your family in the event of your passing. The problem is that many younger individuals do not think about this investment product because, obviously, they don’t think they will be passing any time soon and think they have time to establish financial stability. Below is an explanation as to why someone should still consider a life insurance product even if they are young. What is Life [...]

By |2018-02-12T21:42:34-04:00September 25th, 2017|Insurance|4 Comments

Reviewing My Life Insurance Policies

It has been almost exactly two years since I reviewed my life insurance policies.  I am not sure what it is about September which makes me think about the topic, but it seems that almost every 2 years I take a look at the topic. My Family's Life Insurance Policies I think it is important to understand and learn about the different types of life insurance policies.  I may be one of the few personal finance bloggers with permanent coverage (or at least one of the few that admit it) but these cash value policies are a part of my financial picture [...]

By |2018-03-01T15:15:31-04:00September 20th, 2017|Insurance|2 Comments

What is the Debt Snowball and Creating a Spreadsheet to Implement It

When I first started this blog, it's main goal was to keep me accountable especially with regards to erasing the debt that had crept into my life.  I felt the blog would keep me accountable while I shared my monthly updates of debt reduction.  Fast forward a few years and debt eradication just isn't a huge part of my life anymore (thankfully).  Notwithstanding, I had an interesting conversation with a co-worker and it inspired me to revisit the idea of a debt snowball as a way to pay down debt. Steps Needed Before You Build Your Debt Repayment Plan This may seem obvious to [...]

By |2018-03-01T15:31:11-04:00September 14th, 2017|credit cards|2 Comments

September 2017 Undervalued Dividend Growth Watch List

After years and years of screening for, and writing about, possibly undervalued dividend growth stocks I had to take a break earlier this year.  Well, after a six month hiatus I am back!  My goal is the same, it is to buy $500 to $1,000 worth of one or two companies per month, every month.  The company will have increased its dividend every year for 20 years or more years and hopefully will be undervalued at least to its peers. My Screening Metrics In an attempt to find undervalued, unloved companies I use certain metrics which are defined below.  First and foremost, [...]

By |2017-09-22T13:24:32-04:00September 6th, 2017|Dividend Investment Portfolio|4 Comments