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Gregory Haben

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The Part Time Investor
Military, investing, finance, financial independence
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San Diego, California, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Active Military
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The last quarter of 2018 was brutal for investors. Trade wars, interest rate hikes, a glut of oil reserves; among other variables; all conspired to  a depressed stock market. After a record bull run many pundits were calling for a bear market to take hold. Two weeks into the new year nothing has really happened... Continue Reading → ...
Posted: Jan 16 2019 @ 2:59 AM
Are you considering buying U.S. Treasury bonds to safely invest some of your money? At The Part Time Investor I am going through the process myself. I would like to start setting aside some cash in Series I savings bonds to help protect against inflation, make a small guaranteed return backed by the federal government,... Continue Reading → ...
Posted: Jan 06 2019 @ 12:34 PM
  If you are in the military do you need a car if you live in the barracks? At The Part Time Investor I had a pretty interesting conversation at work about this subject. I read an article about a week ago on MarketWatch where Kevin O’Leary shared his views on car ownership. O’Leary basically... Continue Reading → ...
Posted: Jan 02 2019 @ 12:44 PM
As a bonus article to close out the year I’d like to share the top 5 books that I read in 2018. According to Goodreads I finished the year completing 30 books. A lot of it was some nerdy sci-fi and fantasy fluff but I read some quality material as well. You can check out... Continue Reading → ...
Posted: Dec 31 2018 @ 6:07 AM
Looking for the best finance learning resources from beginner to intermediate level investing? At the Part Time Investor I have you covered. 2019 is right around the corner and I would like to share some of my favorite self education finance and investing hacks that I have used in the past year: Investopedia – A... Continue Reading → ...
Posted: Dec 30 2018 @ 7:43 AM
Does it matter? As we close the year out at The Part Time Investor there are a lot of headlines about the U.S. and world economies heading towards or already in a Bear Market; some pundits are more positive calling it a correction. The world markets have definitely been getting pummeled to say the least.... Continue Reading → ...
Posted: Dec 26 2018 @ 7:58 AM
Happy Holidays from The Part Time Investor! ...
Posted: Dec 25 2018 @ 3:07 AM
I re-balanced my Dogs of the Dow pie on M1 Finance today. It was a  very simple process: First I removed the holding GE, which I no longer wanted, from the pie. Next I selected the new holding, JPM, and balanced it to 10% of the total pie to get equal weight with the other 9... Continue Reading → ...
Posted: Dec 11 2018 @ 9:10 AM
2019 is right around the corner and it is time for The Part Time Investor to start looking at re-balancing his portfolios. My first step is to analyze my Dogs of the Dow portfolio on M1 Finance. Part of the strategy is to select the top ten paying dividends by yield from the Dow Jones... Continue Reading → ...
Posted: Dec 03 2018 @ 11:37 AM
For this weekends installment of The Part Time Investor I wanted to talk about news trading. If there in one app I check more than Yahoo Finance it is my Flipboard news feed, it consumes a bunch of my screentime on my iPhone. When reading articles about companies I am invested or interested in I have... Continue Reading → ...
Posted: Dec 01 2018 @ 10:57 AM


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