Category Archives for "How To Invest"

Why Are People Afraid of Dividend Stock Investing?

When it comes to the financial independence community, I feel that investing in dividend stocks (as opposed to index funds) gets a bad rap. Too often I hear complaints that earning dividend income is not worth it because of the tax implications. Some of those concerns are certainly valid. For example, an individual who doesn’t […]

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Earning a Bit More in Our Emergency Fund

It’s been about 1 year since I last discussed our family’s emergency fund … and the best way to earn income from that money. Based on our current spending (around $60,000 per year), my family has enough money in our emergency fund ($40,000) to cover 8 full months of expenses. If we were to cut […]

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