Digital Currencies – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin

Well, I couldn’t resist the temptation anymore. I bought my first digital currencies yesterday. Specifically, I bought Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. here are the numbers.  At the time of this writing, I am the proud owner of: 1. 0.0063 BTC ($22.81) 2. 0.1795 ETH ($46.46) 3. 0.0414 LTC ($1.89) Now, I admit, that’s not a lot… Read More »

Rental Property Income

The focus of this blog is on the dividend growth investment strategy I am pursuing with regards to my dividend portfolio. I generally write about potential recent stock purchases, and how my investments have impacted my portfolio. While I love the DGI strategy and am committed to its long term success, I realize that there… Read More »

Credit Score Back Up

At the end of June, I checked my credit score and noticed that my credit score went down. Well, a lot has changed since suffering my recent setbacks. I checked my score today with credit karma and realize that my credit score is back up again. Why? Credit Card Utilization The main reason why my… Read More »

August 2017 Dividend Income Report

August is officially in the history books and that means it’s time to take stock of how the portfolio did. One of the things that occurred in August was that I finally received my bonus from work. With that bonus, I wrote about how I invested $15,000 into my portfolio. This led to an increase… Read More »

How I Tackle Debt

For years, there have been many debates about good debt vs bad debt. There have also been many different opinions on how to tackle debt. On the one hand, people are of the opinion that all debt is bad and you shouldn’t have any. On the other hand, people are of the opinion that some… Read More »

Whoops

We are only human and subject to making mistakes. Over the past month, I almost made some silly mistakes that had the potential to cost me dearly. In fact, I had several whoops moments, both good and bad. The purpose of this post is to articulate the nature of those mistakes in hopes that you… Read More »

One Down One To Go

Thanks to an influx of forgotten cash, I made two important payments today. One of those payment was to one of my student loans. The other was to one of my credit cards. Let’s dive in. Student Loans I have two student loans. However, today, I wrote my past payment of $552.92 to pay off… Read More »

July 2017 Dividend Income Report

Well, July has come and gone. All I have to say is good riddance. That was an expensive month for me personally. I transitioned into a new position at work. Technically, I’m still in the transition stage. But, that led to unexpected expenses and reduction in income. Things should stabilize by September and I’m hoping… Read More »

Introducing New Blog Features

It’s been a little over a year since I started this blog. Blogging has been a tremendous source of enjoyment for me and the dividend growth investing blogging community is just great. I enjoy writing about the financial aspects of my life and occasionally about other areas of my personal life as well. Most recently,… Read More »