Made it Home!

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I returned home from my former overseas job two weeks ago and I have to say I’ve found a renewed appreciation for life in the U.S. and with my family.  I’m now working a standard 40-hour week with weekends off.  While overseas, I’d typically work 6 days a week ranging from 60-80 hours.  Although 40 hours is a far cry from the retirement schedule, it is an improvement from my last work schedule.

Since I’ve returned I’ve been busy with family, my new job, and catching up with work on our house.  Once life settles down a bit and I have a routine established I should be able to focus more time on my blog again.  For now, I just wanted to pop in with an update.

On the investing side I added PM and CLX to my Roth IRA.  I’m getting closer to maxing out my Roth which is one of my goals.  Also, I’ve had an opportunity to play with the OptionsHouse app for Android-based smartphones and so far it is fairly decent.  I even used their app for my CLX purchase.  I promise, I’ll provide an OH review in the future once I feel like I’ve had enough experience with their services to provide an objective review.  So far, I’m pleased with what I’m getting from OH for $4.75/trade.  I’m also occasionally making smaller buys using my LOYAL3 account.

Until next time…