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DGI Portfolio Report for January 2016

This post is a status update for my Dividend Growth Investing (DGI) Portfolio. The goal of this portfolio is to build a stream of steady and growing dividends to achieve financial freedom. The strategy is to buy strong and healthy companies with dividends that are sustainable and increasing over time. All the dividends are automatically… Read More »

5 Ways To Manage Your Personal Finances

Considering our current, difficult work environment, managing finances appropriately is more important now than it has ever been. Even those who are safely, gainfully employed can never be too safe with their money. The problem for many, however, is that formal instruction in financial management isn’t as prevalent as it should be; many learn financial… Read More »

Carnival Hosting

We have great pleasure to be announcing that we are hosting the Carnival of Personal Finance on the 17th February 2014. We would like to welcome you to submit your articles using this link:   The theme for the carnival is:   Money management can make you a better person being less stressed and more… Read More »

What Is An ETF?

If you have heard of this term and are unsure what it means in the investing world then you might be missing out on a great product and a great way to build a great portfolio. The term stands for Exchange Traded Fund; it is a group of assets that track an index and is… Read More »

New Blog Template

I have finally updated my blog to a new template. It took me about 6 hours to change and customize the blog with the new template. First I backed up all my data in case anything goes wrong. Next, I had to customize the sidebars, main sections, footers, colors, etc and it was tedious. But… Read More »

Rate Cut Party Continues Sep 19 – U.S. stocks rallied for the second straight day after the Federal Reserve’s surprise half-point rate cut.

Cash Is King

The stock market has seen some wild swings recently, the sub prime market is almost devastated, and the real estate market is falling. With so much uncertainty, the best place to park your money is in cash. Cash is safe and liquid. The stock market index has moved up and down in a huge range… Read More »

Oil Sets $80 Record

Oil Sets $80 Record Sep 12 – Crude oil prices temporarily topped $80 in New York for the first time on record after a sharp drawdown in U.S. inventories sparked supply concerns.

Wall St. Smells A Rate Cut

Wall St. Smells A Rate Cut Sep 11 – Rate cut hopes plus strong corporate news equaled a rise in stock prices on Tuesday, the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.The blue-chip Dow rose 180 points to 13,308. The broader S&P 500 rose 19 points to 1,471. The tech-based Nasdaq tacked on 38 points… Read More »