Weekly Roundup - February 23, 2013

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.


  1. Replies
    1. MyFIJ,

      No problem. I liked the article, it was a great primer on our ridiculous tax code and the recent changes.

      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Pursuit,

    Thanks for including me. Much appreciated!

    Hope you're enjoying your weekend.

    Best wishes!

    1. DM,

      No problem. It's not the best weekend, stuck with work. But at least it's beautiful outside here.

      Thanks for stopping by!


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