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Passive Income Roundup 17

Passive Income Roundup

A few weeks ago my friend and I debated about income. Are our only options working a 9 to 5 or owning your own business? We went back and forth and went nowhere fast....

Move: Boxes, Isolate, and Unclutter 7

Move: Boxes, Isolate, and Unclutter

Boxes Boxes, boxes, boxes, all I see are stinkin’ boxes! It’s a good thing I’m not having an open house for visitors because stuff is everywhere. On the bright side, the Mrs. and I...

Note to Newbies 43

Note to Newbies

I have been blogging about three months and joined the Yakezie Challenge for about a month and a half. I couldn’t be happier with where I am, but if I had to do it...

I Did Not Beat the S&P 15

I Did Not Beat the S&P

Why on earth would you want to read about a poor sap who didn’t beat the S&P? If I were a budding new investor, I would say the EXACT same thing. If I were...

Move: Sign, Inspect, and Pack 13

Move: Sign, Inspect, and Pack

Sign Lease It’s been a few weeks, but the memory of signing the lease is still raw. The leasing specialist was very thorough, to his credit, but it made me see things in the...

Resolutions 2011 22

Resolutions 2011

Ok, everyone’s doing it, so I should, too? Am I just a Lemming and going to follow everyone off a cliff? On the contrary, having resolutions for all to see will probably steer one...

Moving: Tour, Apply, Pre-Sign 6

Moving: Tour, Apply, Pre-Sign

Tour A few weeks back, we made two apartment tour appointments. Our new apartment and a sister property a few blocks away. Due to scheduling conflicts, we only managed to tour one of them....

Debt: Choose Your Battles 23

Debt: Choose Your Battles

This month, I was floored and my jaw dropped to the ground. My credit card balance ballooned to triple its normal amount! What on earth happened?!?! I quickly reviewed my card activity from last...

Buck Ebenezer Scrooge 4

Buck Ebenezer Scrooge

Bah Humbug! Don’t know why, but I’ve been very moody and grouchy lately. Could it have anything to do with my move?!?! Besides that I took some time to reflect and figure out, “What’s...