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5 Reasons Why Investing for Income Beats Investing for Growth

Why do you invest?

Such a simple question, right? When asked this, most people’s response has something to do with retirement. But this is normally a canned answer simply because we know we are supposed to save and invest for retirement. The problem is that there is no deeper meaning or motivation behind this type of investment strategy. There’s no excitement. No drive. And I firmly believe this is the primary reason why so many people are underfunded for retirement.

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My Household Budget (2018 Edition)

If you have not been following along, in early 2017 I became fed up with my bloating household expenses and made a commitment to do something about it.  At that point in time my recurring household living expenses were averaging almost $3,250/month.  Since then, quite a few strategic changes have been made which have brought household expenses down by an average of over $700/month (and counting).  I continue and track these numbers to both hold myself accountable and pass along any savings strategies/opportunities discovered to you.

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My Real Estate Investment Performance (2018)

I began acquiring physical real estate as an investment vehicle in early 2016. The focus has always been on properties that have the potential to generate positive cash flow. The goal is to create a reliable income stream that will improve my financial security and put boosters on my path to financial independence. Monitoring and measuring this journey allows me to know whether my efforts have been successful and worth continuing.

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