Monthly Archives: March 2013

Getting rid of the losers

Many years back I was persuaded by a broker to buy shares in a business that was paying a substantial (I think it was 6-8%) dividend.  I was making my annual Roth IRA deposit and it sounded like a good … Continue reading

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rate of return vs. taxes

I played around with the numbers a bit this morning and realized that my rate of return (what I earn on my investments) is more critical to my monthly income then my tax rate. What I used was a 3% … Continue reading

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So it begins…

I am planning to retire from working soon and I wanted to track my experience for myself. 

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