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Ditching The Daily Grind
Early Retirement
Investing, Parenting/Family
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England, United Kingdom
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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I’m about a month late, but I still wanted to share our 2017 dividend totals.  The numbers below represent dividends received from both individual stocks and Vanguard index funds in taxable accounts.  I do not track dividends in our retirement accounts. For the year we earned $4,751.38, a 38% increase over 2016! Below is a … Continue reading 2017 Dividend Recap ...
Posted: Jan 29 2018 @ 2:32 PM
Yep, you heard it right.  In an unexpected turn of events, we’ll be moving again in less than two weeks! This time, instead of moving a few thousand miles to another continent, we’re just moving about 6 miles down the road.  Toward the end of October, Mrs. DTG received a call from the base housing … Continue reading It’s Moving Time, Again ...
Posted: Nov 22 2017 @ 3:07 PM
I can’t believe it’s been nearly two months since my last post! For the few readers we may have left, all is well in the DTG household.  In early July I had an unexpected opportunity to go on active duty orders almost continuously through the end of September.  On one hand, this kept me extremely … Continue reading Third Quarter 2017 Dividend Update ...
Posted: Oct 03 2017 @ 5:38 PM
Tomorrow marks one year of ditching the daily grind. My last day as a full-time employee in corporate America was August 5, 2016, and I can honestly say without any hesitation that the time since handing in my employee ID badge has easily been the best year of my life.  Even though I’d been looking … Continue reading A Year of Ditching the Daily Grind ...
Posted: Aug 04 2017 @ 3:49 PM
  We’re right in the thick of the U.S. military PCS (permanent change of station) season.  This means that military families all over the globe are packing their belongings and heading out to new and sometimes familiar destinations. We were in their shoes last year, prepping for our move from Texas across the pond to … Continue reading Our Top Tip for Moving with Kids ...
Posted: Jul 17 2017 @ 3:35 PM
As you may have noticed, I’ve been really lazy with the blog lately.  It’s been over a month since my last post and I wonder sometimes if I should keep it going. I remember a time not too long ago when I thought about money constantly.  I’d wake up and immediately check my stocks to … Continue reading A Change in Focus: Money No Longer a Top Thought ...
Posted: Jun 21 2017 @ 3:47 PM


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