Time in the Market Dividend Review – October 2018 – Late ETF Dividends

Time in the Market Dividend Review – October 2018 – Late ETF Dividends

October is usually a small month for me. However, some late ETF dividends might change that this year. Those slackers at Vanguard or iShares must have forgot to press that dividend button or something. That means that a few of my ETFs that always paid out in September suddenly paid out a day or two [...]

401k and IRA contributions limits for 2019 are going up!

401k and IRA contributions limits for 2019 are going up!

Our good pal, the IRS has issued guidance on contribution limits for 2019. The news is good for those already maxing out their tax-advantaged space or planning to do so next year. According to the IRS news release, 401k, 403b and most 457 plans are changing from an $18,500 max to $19,000 next year. That's [...]

Portfolio Review – October 2018 – Rising Rates and Falling Stocks

Portfolio Review – October 2018 – Rising Rates and Falling Stocks

[This portfolio review about rising rates may contain affiliate links at no cost to you] Rising rates were the story this month as America's strong economy kept barreling on. That meant bad things for high dividend payers like REITs, bonds and some riskier assets like small caps. It may seem counter intuitive that a strong [...]

Time in the Market Dividend Review – September 2018 – Late Dividends

Time in the Market Dividend Review – September 2018 – Late Dividends

September is over and we're right in the middle of my favorite season. I absolutely love fall in the northeast. The weather is perfect, we can wear hoodies and the colors around are just amazing. There's not much better than those crisp cool fall mornings. It's unfortunate that it comes before my least favorite season [...]