14 05, 2019

I May Be Moving Again!

By |2019-05-29T22:35:38-04:00May 14th, 2019|real estate|0 Comments

I get reminded about it every 6 to 9 months, but one of my favorite things of running a blog for the past 10+ years is the ability to rummage through my archives and put myself back in that situation.  Prior to writing this post it was kind of cool to take a look at some of my older posts about moving from my first home to our current home and all the things that went into it - selling my first home and the emotions thereof, and then subsequently buying our current home (along 5 or so updates during that time [...]

9 05, 2019

May 2019 Undervalued Dividend Growth Screen

By |2019-05-09T10:58:36-04:00May 9th, 2019|Dividend Investment Portfolio|0 Comments

Every month, I buy a lot or two (a lot is currently defined as $500) of a stock that meets certain value metrics and has increased their dividend every year for at least 20 years.  For the first time this year we had a pretty good pull back in the markets in the past few weeks, and since we have another month underway figured it was good enough time as any to see if any consistent dividend growth stocks took an unexpected larger beating. Screening for Undervalued Dividend Growth Companies Dividend Growth History The very first hurdle that a company has to [...]

2 05, 2019

How to Pay Less for Essay Writing Services: 5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Get Help

By |2019-05-02T12:18:11-04:00May 2nd, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments

At times, students cannot cope with a lot of assignments they receive from their teachers and professors. To cope with them all and meet their academic goals, smart students look at all available chances to solve the issues. Self-education is one of the keys but it may be not enough, especially when you have an urgent task. Thus, online help is the fastest and most obvious way out. Notwithstanding, the matter of price may be a huge disadvantage. Online help should be paid in almost every case. Sometimes, academic essay writing services or individual ghostwriters set prices that are unaffordable for some [...]

30 04, 2019

May 2019 Net Worth Update

By |2019-04-30T20:39:58-04:00April 30th, 2019|Personal Situation|0 Comments

Unlike most months where I am excited to calculate my net worth this month I am feeling a bit apprehensive.  While I know spending and consumer debt levels have had to increase, there is a possibility that my marketable securities along with long term regular debt repayments may cover up spending. Thoughts before calculating: I think this is going to be one of those rare down months.  While March included a Disney and two ski trips, April included a new leased car down payment and a few way above normal dinners.   Notwithstanding, I own a lot of Disney throughout many accounts [...]

18 04, 2019

James Dondero and Highland Capital Management Make a Difference in Texas

By |2019-04-18T08:59:52-04:00April 18th, 2019|Business|0 Comments

After a long, illustrious career, James Dondero co-founded his own firm and is now the president of that firm. The firm is Highland Capital Management, and it specializes in high-yield and distressed investing. He is also at the forefront of the firm's collateralized loan obligation or CLO market. Highland Capital Management is in the business of offering its clients CLOs, ETFs, REITs, mutual funds, private equity funds and hedge funds. After James Dondero opened Highland Capital Management in 1993, he became a big deal in the alternative credit industry. Today, the firm is assisting private investors with their distressed accounts, equity accounts, [...]