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2016 Quarter 3 Update

Quarter 3 overall is a slow quarter for us. During Quarter 3 I was off work for the first two months, so our total income and thus savings rate is down for the quarter.  During Quarter 4 I will be working every week, with a lot of overtime, and this …

Quarter 2 2016 Financial Update

2016 Quarter 2 Financial Update

Quarter 2 was a rough one for us.  We had a decent income for the quarter, but we had a TON of expenses come out, which greatly reduced our savings rate for the quarter. Financial Update: Income: Our total income for the quarter clocked it right at $22,671, which has us …

precious metals

Gold Vs. Stock Market 2008 to 2015

From time to time people ask me what I think about investing in gold.  I usually say the same thing: Buying gold is not investing, it is protecting a store of value.  Investing is when you put money into something that has action going on to generate money.  Buying stocks …