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Another Weekend and another Dollar

Like the title of the post says, it was another weekend and another dollar! We made some progress on selling furniture as well as repairing others. Additionally, we are close to launching a dropshipping site and having all our paperwork to buy a rental property. Finally, I think my investments are doing great, but I […]

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Game Stop Stock Explained

Game Stop stock (GME) has been in the news a ton lately due to a war raging between retail investors and institutions. This post will explain why the war chose Game Stop and what exactly is going on. While it might seem very technical, it’s actually simple and straightforward. Game Stop Company Before I dive […]

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January 2021 Portfolio Update

Bringing back my portfolio updates for all of you and kicking it off with my January 2021 Portfolio Update! While 2020 was a crazy year, Laura and I kicked butt and were very fortunate to invest in companies that generated some pretty good returns. I had written some about the companies I was investing in […]

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The Only Constant Thing is Change

2020 if nothing else, has been the year to prove that the only constant thing is change. I find this phrase fitting because it defines our personal and professional lives. The individuals who find the most success are the ones who adapt and create new and innovative ways to achieve goals. Since starting this blog(InvestLikeDad) […]

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The New Economy 2020

Many things have changed in 2020, and according to the Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, we can add the Economy to the list. We have seen a booming economy come to a screeching halt, and unfortunately, it will not go back by just flicking a switch. Federal Reserve on the new Economy The Federal Reserve […]

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Long Term Investors don’t care about the Election

Every investor out there and pretty much every American has an opinion on the Election. Still, according to data, it will have almost no impact on your investments in the long haul. The fact of the matter is long term investors don’t care about the Election. While there will probably be some short term impact […]

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A New Net Lease REIT Better than Realty Income?

Realty Income (O) is a member of the S&P500 as well as a dividend aristocrat. How can a new net lease REIT possibly be better than Realty Income? The answer is it can, and it can’t be better! It is impossible to create Realty Income’s history and track record overnight, but a new REIT with […]

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Portfolio Update for October 2020

Since I missed a September update, I figured I should do a quick Portfolio Update for October 2020. I think it should be obvious some of the site changes here at Invest Like Dad, and I hope you like the new look and feel. From a savings standpoint, my savings accounts interest rates keep dropping […]

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Top 5 Tips to Develop your Inner Investor

Many things can affect your investment, from political, global economics, to pandemics. That is why I decided to share the top 5 tips to develop your inner Investor. “Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for ten years.” Warren Buffet Most investors don’t do well timing the […]

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How to Teach Kids About Money by Age

Talking about money is taboo in many families, and most parents do not even know where to start. Schools are not far ahead of parents. The Council for Economic education conducts a survey every two years to see what economic and financial education is available in K-12 schools. Only 21 states require high school students […]