2017 March Passive Income Review

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March was a decent month for passive income in both dividends and interests. Compare to the third month of  last quarter, passive income went down by about $300. It was as expected as some companies distribute a higher dividend at the end of the year. This month I added more shares of VTI, VEU, SPY, BND and MYC.

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2016 Retirement Accounts Review

It’s tax season and this is a good time to review how my retirement accounts performed last year. I have a 401k (traditional and Roth) plan through my current company, a rollover traditional IRA from my previous company and a Roth IRA that I opened over a decade ago on my own.

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2017 February Passive Income Review

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February is not the best month for passive income in my portfolio, but it has been better than any second month of the quarter in the past. Compare to the second month of last quarter, passive income went up by about $75. This month I added 100 shares of MYC to my dividend portfolio.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

This year I am blessed with the best Valentine’s present of my life… the love of my life, my daughter, born a week ago. For the last half year I have been hinting about a life changing event, and I think today is the best time to share this special love. I have never been a very emotional person, but when I lay eyes on this tiny person for the very first time, tears just flowed uncontrollably. I finally know what unconditional love is.