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December 2012

jahndf

There’s a common misconception out there that a person saving a ton of money (think 50% to 80% of net income each month) has to be living a very meager life. That is, unless a person [continue reading…]

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Watchlist (December 22, 2012)

Well, it’s been over a month since I last purchased a stock, so I guess you can say I’m starting to get a little antsy. I am still committed to building the dividend portfolio, but unfortunately, the market hasn’t dipped, or [continue reading…]

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Company Shutdown (Early FI Schedule)

levin

My company is issuing a mandatory shutdown during the next two weeks. Offices across the globe will be closed, and operations will come to a screeching halt (for once). Since I haven’t had much of a vacation [continue reading…]

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My agent just got back to me today and let me know the status on Rental Property #2. As readers may know, I won a short-sale back in early November, and deposited a check to escrow shortly after. In general, short-sales take [continue reading…]

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Lifestyle Deflation

lunch

It’s only natural for a person to want to upgrade their lifestyle upon receiving their first paycheck from their first “real” job. This usually happens for a person [continue reading…]

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