Friday, April 18, 2014

Home Renovation Update

It's been a long time since my last home renovation update. Since then, we've gotten quite a bit done. I've got a slew of pictures below - and rather than explain everything in detail, I'll take the easy way out and give you the gist of what we've accomplished in the last year.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

2014 Goals

Having achieved all but my most aggressive goal in 2013, it’s time to set some goals for the new year – 2014! 2013 was a year of transition. I transitioned into a new work format, by leaving the office early enough to be home at a reasonable hour. We had our first calendar year of marriage and living in our new house back home, which involved beginning to reconnect with family and friends after being away. I see this year and the next few as foundational to building our long-term lifestyle. With that said, this year’s goals echo that feeling. With no further ado:

Friday, March 14, 2014

2013 Goals: How Did I Do?

We're obviously fairly deep into 2014, but I haven't yet disclosed in detail how I did in meeting my 2013 Goals. 2013 was a key year in my life. I made a lot of big changes and see it as a foundational year for my future.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Long Overdue Update

It's been forever since my last post way back in November. I've been swamped with the Holiday season, home renovations, and beginning of year stuff at work. I've got a list of posts in queue to get back on track. I'm going to recap how I fared in meeting my 2013 goals, set new goals for 2014, let you know how our massive home renovation is progressing, and get caught up with stock purchases/sales.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

This week's stock purchases - passing $6,000 of forward dividends

This week, I've been very active in the stock market. One move was driven by the worst fear for all dividend investors - a dividend cut - while the other moves were outright purchases of companies that don't look as expensive as the market.