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JC

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Name:
Passive Income Pursuit
Category:
Investing
Tags:
Money, Early Retirement
Start Year:
2011

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Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

Getting a pay raise while sitting on the couch?  Sign me up!  Thanks Walgreens Boots Alliance for another dividend increase!There's an old Chinese proverb that says "the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the next best time is now".  The reason for this is that it takes time for a tree to grow and prosper and for you to start reaping its benefits.  Dividend growth investing ...
Posted: Jul 17 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Budget Check & Cash Flow Update - June 2019The saying goes that cash is king.  While that's true, a more accurate saying when it comes to finances is that cash FLOW is king.  Whether you're retired, still working or just starting out the only way you can improve your financial house is to have positive cash flow.  If you're in the accumulation phase then that positive cash flow allows you to ...
Posted: Jul 15 2019 @ 8:00 AM
June 2019 Net Worth UpdateWhile cash flow is more important when it comes to financial independence, it's still good to look at the balance sheet too, which is why I provide these net worth updates.  Since more and more of my net worth is tied to the markets, there's a larger correlation between my net worth and the markets, but in the long run as I continue to save and ...
Posted: Jul 12 2019 @ 8:00 AM
I'm sure I'm not the only one who's first encounter with Ecolab (ECL) came from the soap dispenser in a restroom.  Much to my surprise they were a company that was on the CCC list with a 27 year streak of dividend increases.  That got me interested to learn more about the business and there's a lot to like here.Ecolab is much more than just bathroom soap dispensers.  The business ...
Posted: Jul 11 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Purchases for my FI Portfolio have been few and far between the last few years.  That's not for lack of opportunities or desire rather it had to do with our lives being on a roller coaster.  However, there's a light at the end of the tunnel as our main goal for this year is to get rid of all non-mortgage debt and then refocus our energy towards building up the ...
Posted: Jul 10 2019 @ 8:00 AM
It's the end of one month and the beginning of another so it's time for my favorite update: my dividend update.  These dividend updates reflect all dividends that I receive through my investing pursuits. I hope they can help inspire you to take control of your own finances and invest to build a passive income stream. What you use that stream for is up to you, whether it's to ...
Posted: Jul 08 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Purchases for my FI Portfolio have been few and far between the last few years.  That's not for lack of opportunities or desire rather it had to do with our lives being on a roller coaster.  However, there's a light at the end of the tunnel as our main goal for this year is to get rid of all non-mortgage debt and then refocus our energy towards building up the ...
Posted: Jul 05 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Getting a pay raise while sitting on the couch?  Sign me up!  Thanks Bank of America for another dividend increase!There's an old Chinese proverb that says "the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the next best time is now".  The reason for this is that it takes time for a tree to grow and prosper and for you to start reaping its benefits.  Dividend growth investing ...
Posted: Jul 04 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Getting a pay raise while sitting on the couch?  Sign me up!  Thanks Wells Fargo for another dividend increase!There's an old Chinese proverb that says "the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the next best time is now".  The reason for this is that it takes time for a tree to grow and prosper and for you to start reaping its benefits.  Dividend growth investing is ...
Posted: Jul 03 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Whenever I purchase a stake in a company my plan going in is always to hold for the long term.  Essentially I want to treat my positions as if I owned the whole business and avoid the temptation to trade in and out of positions depending on Mr. Market's moods.However, sometimes it seems right to make some sales.  The reason for this sale, well position trim really, was four-fold.  (1) ...
Posted: Jul 01 2019 @ 8:00 AM

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