Weekly Roundup - June 11, 2016

Happy Weekend!  Check out what's been going on in my world and some of the best articles from around the blogosphere.

This week has been rough.  Nothing major, but sheesh I just can't seem to sleep.  Falling asleep has been easy, but between by body waking itself up much earlier than I want and our dog that's been deciding to need attention early in the morning sleeping in hasn't been happening.  I guess it's practice for when we get to bring our child home, but many I really want to take advantage of this last bit of freedom to sleep in until I happen to wake up.  Those days will soon be gone.
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!

Image courtesy of Gubgib on FreeDigitalPhotos.net.


  1. The little one is getting close! We look forward to hearing the good news buddy. Thanks for sharing our post


  2. Towards the end of the pregnancy, I had a hard time sleeping to. Too much anxiety on how things were going to work out. Good to hear that you are getting things in order around the house.

    Thanks for including me the in the weekly post

    Have a great weekend

  3. PIP,

    Thanks for sharing a nice group of articles this weekend! Between you and Roadmap, you set me up fairly well on the articles to read : ) Thanks again and hope you have a nice weekend.


  4. Thanks for including me JC. Hope you 2 are doing awesome. Keep it up and enjoy the ride buddy.
    Have a nice week.

  5. Thank you for the mention PIP! Hope you had a great weekend!


  6. Thanks for including Sure Dividend in this week's roundup!


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