It's been a while since I've posted a roundup and I really need to get back into it. Here's some articles that caught my eye from this past week.
A Primer on Federal Income and Investment Taxes - MyFIJourney has a great overview of the 2013 Federal Income taxes on both ordinary and investment income.
Speaking of the overly complicated tax system...
Alternative to Paying Income Tax - First Million is the Hardest talks about some of the options if our current tax systedasdfm is replaced. Personally, I'd love a consumption tax since it rewards saving.
Your Money or Your Life:Part 2 - Johnny Moneyseed is currently reading Your Money or Your Life with his wife. If you've never read it or need a recap, check out his series.
BHP Billiton Dividend Stock Analysis - Dividend Growth Investor analyzed BHP and it's investment merits at current prices.
Your Are Too Cheap When - Retire by 40 wrote about how sometimes in our search for being frugal we take it a little too far.
Options Trade Phillip Morris - All About Interest discusses his recent close out of a put option on Phillip Morris. It's never wrong to take a profit.
Lazy Attitudes, I Absolutely Love Them - Brick by Brick talks about his recent interaction with a friend and fellow blogger. Your attitude and determination will determine your success rate.
Free Dividend Growth Investing Guide - Dividend Growth Stock Investing just kicked off his free DGI guide, sign up to receive it. He'll also be rolling out a monthly newsletter soon.
Real Estate Tips (Items You Need to Close) - FI Fighter made a great list of things you'll need when you try to close the purchase on a house. Keeping this list handy for when my wife and I start looking a buying a house.
The Big Three - Dividend Mantra writes about the 3 biggest draws of our income and ways to reduce them.
Emerson Electric: Fair Price for 2013 - Dividend Monk takes a detailed look at Emerson Electric and where you should be interested in purchasing.
As I Approach 29 years old, I Can't Wait to Get Older - YoungCheapLiving is nearing his 29th birthday and discusses why he's looking forward to getting older, financially at least.
Challenging the Typical Emergency Fund - Free In Ten Years questions the standard recommendation of 3-6 months of expenses saved up as an emergency fund.
I Am Actually Excited to Buy My Niece's Birthday Gift - My Journey to Millions will be giving the gift gift that keeps on giving to his niece for her upcoming birthday, investments.