New Year Edition | Weekly Roundup - January 6, 2018

Curated list of articles on dividend growth investing, financial independence, freedom and passive income

It's hard to believe that 2017 has come and gone and 2018 is well underway.  When I was younger I never realized, or appreciated, the time that just seemed to take forever to pass.  Months would seem like years, yet now it's just the opposite where years seems like months.  2017 brought a lot of change for us with me returning to work in February and of course our daughter always keeps us on our toes and busy.  Busy is an understatement really.
I'm pretty stoked about 2018 and getting back to regular writing because I love interacting with everyone in the community and most importantly getting a chance to learn from others.  If you're like me you have very few people in your day to day lives that are interested in researching companies, investing or looking for other ways to make extra money with the goal being financial independence.  Writing has already started picking up here and I hope to keep that momentum going.

If you somehow missed it, I've changed up the blog a bit.  It was long overdue and I still have a lot of work to do with it.  I'm undecided myself as to whether swapping to white background/black text as opposed to black background/white text is easier to read.  If you get a chance please let me know what you think about the new format/layout.  I'll probably be playing around with the format a little bit over the coming weeks so any feedback would be appreciated.  

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.  This dividend growth investing and financial independence community is amazing and the openness from everyone is awesome.  Thanks again!

Now on to the links!

Investing, Blogging, and Nine-to-Fiving - The Year in Review by Retire Before Dad

Outlook for 2018 by Roadmap2Retire

2017 Review: ShamWows, Numbers, Dinosaurs, Pictures, Angry Wife by 1500 Days to Freedom

January 2018 Stock Considerations by DivHut

Monthly Review: December 2017 by DivGro

Financial Samurai 2017 Year in Review: The Most Difficult Best Year Ever by Financial Samurai

Dividend Income - Dec 2017 Update & 2017 Summary by Tawcan

Lanny's December Dividend Income Summary by Dividend Diplomats

2018 News Years Goals and Resolutions by Retire By 40

When Things Don't Make Any Sense by A Wealth of Common Sense

2018 Goals Overview: What Do You Want To Do This Year? by Balanced Dividends

Liquid's Best and Worst Investments of 2017 by Freedom Thirty Five

If you're looking for investment ideas, A Frugal Family's Journey maintains a list of stock analyses and recent buys from fellow bloggers.

I hope you all have a great weekend!  

Image courtesy of Gubgib via FreeDigitalPhotos


  1. Nice summary JC. 2017 was kind to many of us in the DGI community. Here's to another good year. Tom

    1. Tom,

      2017 was a great year and I'm hoping for even better, at least for what I can control, for 2018. Even better is that I fully expect organic dividend growth for my portfolio to pick up during the year which is just icing on the cake. All the best.

  2. JC, You are so right. The older I get the quicker time goes by. At 31 years old, I've only found two people out of all my friends who enjoy talking about investing. It's great to have the DGI community to let you know that you are not alone.

    Good Luck in 2018!

    1. MH,

      Yeah, there's not a lot of people in my day to day life that enjoys talking investing/trading/money so it's pretty difficult to have conversations and most importantly learn and share ideas. But that's what's great about the internet and this community.

      All the best.

  3. Time flies when you are having fun PIP, right? Thanks for including us in your list. I am digging the new website look by the way :)


    1. Glad you like it Bert. It was about time that I made a change to it and I'm sure there's a few more tweaks I'll make. Hope you had a great weekend.


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