2017 May Expenses Review

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My May expenses were much lower than April’s and it is lower than the average this year. Most categories was below budget except for health care and personal care.  I am still spending quite a bit on the heath care category post partum. Continue reading

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2017 April Passive Income Review

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April was a decent month for passive income in both dividends and interests. Compare to the first month of  last quarter, passive income went up over $200. This month I did not make additional investments since I invested quite a bit last month in various index ETFs.

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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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