2019 Dividend Stock Strategy and Holdings

Since I semi-retired back in 2014 I have lived off of the Dividends we make off our Stocks in our Brokerage account. The stocks have changed over the years and some have stayed the same. Some will change in the future if we need to make changes. We did sell some of them when we […]

January Stock Market Thoughts

December was another roller coaster of ups and downs. We did buy a few stocks last month when the stocks were down. It favors the people who like to buy on dips. We also like to hold our Dividend Stocks. Our Dividend Stocks had their best year yet. Yea.. When it comes to our Stock […]

December 2018 and Financial and Goals

Christmas was a fun like normal. It would be great to have Christmas every month. We like it so much we leave our Christmas tree up till about the middle of January. The kids had a great time but the older they get the more expensive the gifts they want. Mrs RE had another crazy […]

December Stock Market Thoughts

November was another roller coaster of ups and downs. Some blame it on the Elections and others have many other reasons. I feel it is just normal cycle of the stock market. I am human and do enjoy it much better when stocks are up then when they are down. was a ugly month and […]

Boys Lessons from Others

The boys were not as excited the other day as we were when talking with two kids about their life paths. Logan turned 17 last week and Seth turns 13 this Sunday. They are growing up way too fast. Mrs. RE and myself have been working with the boys for years on things we feel […]

November 2018 and Financial and Goals

When I think of November, I think of putting up Christmas Decorations and Thanksgiving Day. It is another fun family month for sure. It is a different month in Arizona then we had in the Midwest since we don’t have the leaves turn fall colors and we don’t have Snow where we live. But I […]

Can’t Retire Yet – Who’s fault is it

Have you been out shopping and saw someone that should be enjoying their retirement years and still working? Do you then wonder what happened and why are they working? We saw that yesterday and wondered what happened. Everyone can have excuses or things happen to them in life from Divorce, Job loss, Medical issues or […]

Kids College Debt Ideas

Do you have kids that live at home or have grandkids then this may help give you ideas on helping this with their financial future. College costs can really be expensive if you don’t have full ride scholarships. Difference between being debt free after college or having lots of debt could be driving a moped […]

Golf Tips to Lower your Scores

Depending on what part of the country you live in may depend on how much you are thinking of how to lower your golf scores. But since I live in Arizona I think about it all the time. I am always looking for ways to improve. I know when we used to live in Minnesota […]

November Stock Market Thoughts

October was a ugly month and I am sure a lot of people sold when stocks were down. People like to panic when things are going bad but for me if I had the cash I would have been buying. With the elections tomorrow, I figured it would be a crazy ride till things wash […]