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John

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Name:
The Money Sprout
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Hustling, Investing
Start Year:
2011

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Location:
North Carolina, United States
Age:
40s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
IT / Systems Analyst
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Latest Blog Posts

As I woke up this morning and checked out the latest financial news … I was welcomed with a nice little Christmas bonus. A raise of over 9% to our passive income stream. This increase to our income wasn’t from my full time job. Instead, we got a raise that was passive and we didn’t […] The post Sysco (SYY) Gave Us a Raise with Annual Dividend Increase appeared first on ...
Posted: Nov 20 2017 @ 9:54 AM
Wouldn’t it be great to build multiple income streams that were mostly passive … that you could use to reach financial independence' For years, my wife and I have been making plans to do just that. One of the most sustainable income streams that we have been focusing on is earning dividend income from stocks […] The post When Can You Retire on Dividend Income' appeared first on The Money Sprout. ...
Posted: Nov 17 2017 @ 10:52 AM
I already know what you are thinking … there is no such thing as FREE Money. But when it comes to paying Federal Taxes … there actually is a way to get – FREE MONEY. The free money that I am referring to is the income you are allowed to earn by the IRS … […] The post How to Calculate Your 2018 FREE Money appeared first on The Money Sprout. ...
Posted: Nov 15 2017 @ 1:07 PM
Just last week our family got another raise and we didn’t have to lift a finger to earn it. A few years ago, we decided to invest a couple thousand dollars in a dividend paying stock … instead of using that money to purchase something we didn’t really need. We invested in a company that […] The post Emerson Electric (EMR) Gave Us a Raise with Annual Dividend Increase appeared first ...
Posted: Nov 13 2017 @ 8:37 AM
As we wrap up the final minimum spend on our first travel rewards card, my wife and I have been planning out our next steps. The first credit card we opened was the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card where we are closing in on hitting our $4,000 worth of spending in the first 90 days. There […] The post How We Plan to Use Large Upcoming Expenses to Maximize Our Travel Rewards ...
Posted: Nov 10 2017 @ 9:51 AM
For over the past 5+ years, my wife and I have been managing the escrow account for our home. The first couple years of owning our home, we made the lazy choice of letting our mortgage lender manage our escrow funds. At first, we didn’t mind paying an extra $300+ dollars a month to help […] The post Why Do We Manage Our Own Escrow Account' appeared first on The Money ...
Posted: Nov 08 2017 @ 11:30 AM
Last week, I published a post on how we plan to use our travel rewards points in the future. My wife and I would like to take our family on a 10+ day trip to Hawaii in the next 2 to 3 years. Since we just opened up our first travel rewards card less than […] The post Why Did We Open Our Next Travel Rewards Card? appeared first on The ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 11:29 AM
What if I told you it was possible to double your income every 9 to 10 years? It’s true … by letting your investments (or in this case income) compound overtime, it is possible to double your return in less than a decade. How in the world is this possible? It is simply the power […] The post How to Double Your Income Every 9 Years appeared first on The Money ...
Posted: Nov 03 2017 @ 1:18 PM
Building a portfolio of travel rewards points can be very addictive. My wife and I only recently opened up our first travel rewards card and are already hooked. Provided you are responsible with your credit card spending, payoff your balance every month, and avoid late fee’s … it is possible to earn thousands and thousands […] The post How to Travel to Hawaii for Practically Free appeared first on The Money ...
Posted: Nov 02 2017 @ 1:56 PM
I will just get right to the point … the level of work I put into our niche blog side hustle last month sucked. Earlier this year, I set a goal to start building up one of our blogs where we can earn $5,000+ per month in sustainable income. That was a bit of a […] The post How to Earn Blog Income – October Results appeared first on The Money ...
Posted: Nov 01 2017 @ 10:22 AM

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