Matching Dividend Payments with Expenses

I have a friend whose dad, let’s call him Xenophilius (yes I’m friends with Luna Lovegood *eye roll*), is retiring next year. And in talking to my friend, the topic of retirement strategies came up. And the idea of matching dividend payments to cover monthly expenses popped into my head. Xenophilius immigrated here from another … Read more Matching Dividend Payments with Expenses

How much do you need in dividends to cover minimum wage?

Today (11/16/2016), minimum wage in the United States is $7.25 per hour. Many states also have their own minimum wage laws and luckily for us, the higher of the two apply. Especially here in DC where the minimum wage is $10.50 per hour and the cost of living is ridiculously higher. Let’s take a look … Read more How much do you need in dividends to cover minimum wage?

Dividend Investing Strategy for Financial Freedom

My dad and I had a conversation about what we’d do with $500,000. From his perspective, he’s into the real estate investing venture and told me that he’d probably buy properties and rent out the rooms for passive cash flow. A cheap, yet decent home within the DC area is around $500,000. However, from an … Read more Dividend Investing Strategy for Financial Freedom