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Journal Club 09-30-22 – Passive Income

Here’s Journal Club 09-30-22! Every week, I hold a JOURNAL CLUB. After filtering through the articles on the web, I present a few that impacted my life this week. Be safe and stay well!


  • Are you wondering if you should open a 529 account to fund your child’s K-12 education? Or debating whether a Roth IRA or 403(b) would be a better fit for you? Well, The White Coat Investor addresses these questions and more around investing in – 529s, I Bonds, TIPS, S Corps, ETFs, and 403(b)s. Check it out. There’s a little something for everyone in there.
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Journal Club 07-07-23 – Passive Income MD

Here’s Journal Club 07-07-23! Every week, I hold a JOURNAL CLUB. After filtering through the articles on the web, I present a few that impacted my life this week. Be safe and stay well!


  • They say that your first Million is the hardest to achieve but to get there, you first need to accumulate $100,000. Per the Financial Samurai, this sum may not be able to buy as much stuff as it did back in the day, but when invested wisely, it can still help you complete a whole lot. In case you’re looking for some inspiration to invest
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The Hot Wedding Gift This Season? Money, to Buy a House

Published: Jun. 28, 2023 at 5:00 AM CDT

Eighty percent of recent wedding registry creators say that if they were to do it again, they’d include an option for people to gift money toward a new home

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Crock pots and matching linens are out and down payments are in, according to a new survey from Realtor.com® and Censuswide. The research finds that newlyweds would rather skip traditional gift-givers in favor of financial gifts toward the purchase of a home, but many feel obligated to register for traditional gifts they

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Mick Jagger, girlfriend Melanie Hamrick put their $3.4M Florida house up for sale

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and his dancer girlfriend Melanie Hamrick have put their Florida home up for sale.

A listing on Realtor.com says the lakefront home with four bedrooms and 5.5 baths is listed at $3.499 million — and it looks like the Jagger connection is a key selling point.

“You can’t always get what you want but this house is definitely what you need!” the listing overview says, quoting part of the famous Stones song written by Jagger and Keith Richards in 1969. “This magnificent, custom-built Rutenberg home in the premier gated community of The Lake Club was

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Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes has put KC home up for sale. Take a look inside the house

A year ago, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes mentioned on a talk show that he was building a new home in Kansas City.

The work must be finished at the new Casa Mahomes, because he has put his other home on the market.

The three-bedroom, 3 1/2-bath house is 4,759 square feet and sits on a 1.4 acre lot, according to Realtor.com. It’s being sold for $2.9 million.

Here is a description from Realtor.com: “Right off of Country Club Plaza, this stunning ranch style home is in the sought after subdivision of Sunset Hill. Sitting on over an acre of land,

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Hockey Hall of Famer Brendan Shanahan Selling $13M NYC Condo

Professional hockey players get bashed against the board, grinding it out week after week in the NHL.

But when the skates are hung up after practices and games, they look forward to relaxing in quiet comfort.

The Park Avenue pad owned by legendary forward Brendan Shanahan is precisely that type of elegant perch.

Huge by Manhattan standards, the five-bedroom, 4.5-bath condo offers 4,200 square feet of living space. But it’s the location that truly sells the residence. It sits smack dab in the middle of the Upper East Side near all the great museums, fancy boutiques, and Central Park.

Building
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Realtor.com Reports Weekly Active Inventory Up 20% YoY; New Listings Down 26% YoY

by Calculated Risk on 5/25/2023 04:05:00 PM

Realtor.com has monthly and weekly data on the existing home market. Here is their weekly report from chief economist Danielle Hale: Weekly Housing Trends View — Data Week Ending May 20, 2023

Active inventory growth slowed again, with for-sale homes rising just 20% above one year ago. The number of homes for sale was higher than this time last year, but not by as much as we’ve seen in recent weeks. As we have discussed, further slowing is likely ahead. One key way that has been played out is by encouraging

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Journal Club 04-21-23 – Passive Income MD

Here’s Journal Club 04-21-23! Every week, I hold a JOURNAL CLUB. After filtering through the articles on the web, I present a few that impacted my life this week. Be safe and stay well!


  • Target date funds are often viewed as an attractive option by many investors mainly for their simplicity and ease of investing. Are you looking to add these to your retirement portfolio? The Physician on FIRE shares key pointers for you to consider before investing in them in the article – 7 Reasons I Don’t Use Target Date Funds. Check it out.
  • As busy professionals, it’s