December 2016. Almost 6 months after I posted about crushing over the $7,000 mark, I have now jumped over the next rung on the projected dividend income high jump bar. It couldn’t have come at a better time, when weeks are frustrating with traffic pile-ups from snow, working later hours for “the man” and the holiday season upon us. To say I didn’t think I was going to reach this goal would be a lie, I knew I would get here. I just knew it. Luck has quite a bit to do with it, but I had faith and confidence in the actions I was doing, that I would get to the new height. In this post I will share what I did to arch the back over the $8,000 in projected dividend income bar!
Many of the readers on these platforms are very frugal or are looking for ways to be frugal. I know I push myself in certain areas to limit the monthly expenditures I have that take away from life, interaction (to some degree) and also my pocket. I read an article from the NY times last year that said something around 90% of Americans are paying a form of cable television – 90%!!!! That’s a pretty alarming rate to see the vast amount of people that are paying on a monthly basis to your large corporations such as, but not limited to: TimeWarner, AT&T, DirectTV (or AT&T Now? haha), Comcast, WOW!, etc.. I know my fellow Diplomat – Bert – probably has shrills going through his body about this article because I know he enjoys having cable, more so for the fact to watch Sports, well, there are other means BERT.