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February 2015

The Personal Residence Conundrum


As an investor who has an ownership stake in 8 properties, you could say that real estate is on my mind quite frequently. I’ve been blessed to not only earn high income, but I also got started with investing (and frugality) at a pretty early age. With that said, I’m also somewhat [continue reading…]


Investing in Individual Stocks (Why I Do It)


I’m buying individual stocks again… There are many reasons to do so, and I will outline my own in this article. Although it would be incredible to beat the market (even just occasionally!), that’s not the main objective for handcrafting my own “index fund”. Yes, I will occasionally invest in some [continue reading…]


Rental Property SH #3 Update (February 18, 2015)


Just in case you were wondering, Rental Property SH #3 is still on my mind and an active project. I haven’t blogged much about it lately because there was actually an addendum in the contract that gave the seller an option to occupy the property for up to an additional month after closing at no cost.

While this wasn’t an ideal scenario, we made [continue reading…]

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Another busy morning of investing for me! I made three transactions today, and I guess you could say that Round 1 of funding is complete… for now.

It’s amazing how easy it is to spend money, isn’t it? Kind of like [continue reading…]


Portfolio Update: New Addition (AXP; February 17, 2015)

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On the most recent Stock Watchlist, I mentioned that I was monitoring American Express (AXP) rather closely. When the markets opened this morning, I found that shares of AXP were [continue reading…]