Hello, everyone. Right off the bat, I have to confess I am not a great blog writer, or at least I am not convinced I will be. This is my first first attempt at capturing and publishing my thoughts.
I love to read articles that others have written about personal finance, budgeting, and dividend investing. For me, it is really motivating to read stories about young people who make hundreds of dollars every month in dividends–I am looking at you Dividend Diplomats 🙂–but it can also be disheartening to someone who is just getting started and at a different point in their life.
I am 38, married, with three kids, a mortgage or two, and some debts to pay off. Unfortunately, I am not in a position to invest hundreds of dollars at a time. Most of the time, as my name implies, I am purchasing one share at a time.
At this point you could, and probably should, be asking, “Why are you investing at all when you have debt to pay off? You would probably save money if you paid off all of your loans first!” That is a great question, and I applaud your understanding of money if you are thinking that. Here is the problem: I am human, and just paying off debt is BORING! There, I said it.
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