Monthly Archives: December 2013

We’re All Investors Now

In the past decade or so I’ve noticed more and more people referring to their discretionary consumer purchases as “investments”. “I decided to invest in a new couch.” “My newest investment is an xbox one.” “I thought it would be wise to invest in a new shower curtain.” I’ll see it in advertisements too. I […]

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Earning The Rent

They say land lording is unlike other investments because it requires a lot more work than just cashing a dividend check. It’s kind of like buying yourself a job. – Greater returns in exchange for a work input. At least, that’s the idea. So far, with almost three years of land lording under my belt […]

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My Rampant Consumerism

My car, while I’m happy with it, came with a rather sad stereo system that can’t play anything more advanced than a cassette tape. I mean, give me a break. In my previous car I installed an in-dash GPS/mp3 player/radio that I was pretty happy with. But it wouldn’t fit in the Jag’s dashboard. I’m […]

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