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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

No one wants to get laid off, at least not until you have FU Money.  However, one of the benefits of a layoff is being able to roll over your employer sponsored retirement plan, most likely a 401k, into cheaper options or into a more personalized investment plan.That's exactly what I did with my 401k when I was laid off in April 2016.  My original plan was to primarily trade ...
Posted: Mar 22 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Getting a pay raise while sitting on the couch?  Sign me up!  Thanks Realty Income for yet 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: Mar 20 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Budget Check & Cash Flow Update - February 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: Mar 18 2019 @ 8:00 AM
February 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: Mar 15 2019 @ 8:00 AM
The first Lowe's Companies (LOW) store opened 98 years ago in North Carolina.  It now operates 2,105 home improvement and hardware stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico.  I've owned Lowe's for nearly 2 years now and the results have been solid, if not spectacular with nearly 13% internal rates of return.A few weeks ago, I was getting things ready for our daughter to move into her own room ...
Posted: Mar 13 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Getting a pay raise while sitting on the couch?  Sign me up!  Thanks Ross for the 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 much ...
Posted: Mar 11 2019 @ 8:00 AM
The beginning of spring typically a time for home owners to start sprucing up their yard and house.  That means trip to the hardward store for new furnishings or parts/tools needed to complete the honey do list.  On my last days off from my day job I had to tackle some of my own honey do list such as painting our daughter's room and patching some dry wall that was ...
Posted: Mar 08 2019 @ 9:00 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: Mar 07 2019 @ 9:00 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: Mar 06 2019 @ 9:00 AM
Getting a pay raise while sitting on the couch?  Sign me up!  Thanks TD for the 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 much ...
Posted: Mar 05 2019 @ 9:00 AM

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