Weekly Roundup - June 11, 2016
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Obviously I didn't get a whole lot of writing done, but I was a bit productive with the blog. I met with an old work buddy this week to watch game 3 of the NBA Finals and also talk a little shop about some things I'd like to develop here. He recently finished a coding class to move into a new career field, something I've considered as well, but unfortunately it's not exactly what I was hoping he had learned. Although we're going to try and meet up soon to better define what it is I want/need and if he can do something along those lines. Time will tell!
The nursery is just about finished, although we have one more baby shower to go to this weekend so we'll know everything we've received and what still needs to be purchased. I'm also working on building a two different storage shelves/bookcases for the nursery and should get that finished this weekend. They aren't perfect, but they're made with love and I'll post some pictures of the finished product.
The Devil's Financial Dictionary by Jason Zweig (affiliate link) is a nice little time killer that gives brutally honest and often humorous definitions of different finance and investing terminology.
Today's word/definition is:
"Outlook, n. - A session at the Ouija board by financial pundits; like all Wall Street forecasts , an outlook is an aftercast, based not on what is likely to happen but rather on what has been happening. If markets have been doing well lately, then the outlook will be positive; if they've been doing poorly, then the outlook will be negative."On to the Roundup
In case you missed them, here's the posts from Passive-Income-Pursuit over the past week.
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Once again I'd like to say thanks to each and every one of you that read, commented, and shared posts from here this past week. I think this dividend growth investing and financial independence community is amazing and the openness from everyone is awesome. Thanks again!
Now on to the links!
Pepsico Is A Dividend Machine To Hold Forever by Dividend Growth Investor
Disruptive Technology - Always Underestimated by FI Fighter
Getting Your Spouse On Board With Early Retirement by Retire By 40
How To Create Intergenerational Wealth by Sure Dividend
Passive Income Update - May 2016 by Roadmap2Retire
Why We Usually Travel Slowly by Income Surfer
Monthly Review: May 2016 by DivGro
The Productivity Paradox Of Parenthood by Retire Before Dad
Inspiring Advice - The Forever Wisdom by Tawcan
Hustler's Long Term Game With Dividend Growth Investing by Dividend Hustler
The Road Less Traveled Challenge by Our Next Life
How Are You Approaching Retirement? by Financially Integrated
Chevron Stock In The Short-Term: Making Money Without Anyone Realizing It by The Conservative Income Investor
Also, if you're looking for investment ideas, A Frugal Family's Journey keeps a list of stock analyses and recent buys from fellow bloggers.
I hope you all have a great weekend!
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