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Read This – Week of 1-27-2014

Posted on February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Here are some of the pieces of writing that I really enjoyed this week and think you should check out:

The Dividend Guy posted an article called Why Should I Become a DIY Investor? It’s a good look at what it means to be a DIY investor and the benefits/risks involved with doing it yourself.

Dividend Growth Investor posted something that I found to be very interesting about automatic dividend reinvesting. He takes a different position that I have historically had and he makes a strong argument.

Over at The Conservative Income Investor, T.M. wrote about how Warren Buffet came to be so rich. If you think it’s only because he picked great stocks or can read a balance sheet better than you or I can – you’re wrong!

Sam at Financial Samurai talked about the ideal split between active and passive income. He holds the position that even in “retirement” active income is much more rewarding and enjoyable than passive income. I think he’s right.

At My Journey to Millions, Evan made a short but effective argument against buying material things.

And finally, let’s add FI Fighter and his 2014 goals to our list of posts about 2014 goals when we talked about financial resolutions for 2014.

Building a Dividend Ladder System – Part 3

Posted on January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today I’m going to wrap up this introductory series on Building a Dividend Ladder System by giving you a peek at my own dividend ladder system and some of the plans that I have for ensuring myself a steady stream of income throughout the year.
If you’re just getting caught up on our Dividend Ladder System series, feel free to see the following posts below to read what we’ve already covered:
Building a Dividend Ladder System – Part 1
Building a Dividend Ladder System – Part 2 (more…)

Building a Dividend Ladder System – Part 2

Posted on January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today I’m going to go into a little bit more detail about building a dividend ladder system. On Monday I wrote a preliminary post about this topic and it was brought to my attention in the comments (love reading comments) that it might be helpful for readers to see an actual real-world example of how this might work and how I might go about building a dividend ladder system. So here’s part 2 of building a dividend ladder system. (more…)

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