Monthly Archive: July 2019

Busting Tax Brackets

Let’s talk tax brackets. Federal income tax brackets, to be more specific. I suppose I am a little late for the busted college basketball bracket analogy, but this just couldn’t wait for March Madness 2020. Not to mention, there really isn’t much of an analogy back to basketball. After all, college athletes don’t get paid. Well, at least they shouldn’t. But I suppose if they did take illegal payments, the IRS would want a piece...

Preventive vs. Preventative Care – The Final Battle

Max OOP is far from a grammar king. I can barely construct a sentence without completely missing words or having extra words that aren’t even needed. It was one of my barriers to entry to this questionable blogging career. I probably regularly get judged for it in my corporate emails, but at least it has never come up on an annual performance review. But my grammar deficiencies are not enough to hold me back from...

$314.41 – Passive Healthcare REIT Income

We love passive income here at Max Out of Pocket. For someone who has been going on and on about passive income for months now, we haven’t seen much of it here on the blog. That’s because I haven’t gotten any. Well, July 18, 2019 was a very special day for the Max Out of Pocket REIT portfolio. We finally got our first dividend since I began documenting this experiment. I received $314.41 on July 18th...

Max Out of Pocket – June

The Max Out of Pocket crew pretty much maxed out June 2019 to its fullest. We started the month in Boston playing golf and ended it with a little staycation in our home (vacation) town in New England. We also squeezed in a four day trip to Canada to see the highest tides in the world. We were even able to stay pretty busy around here at the blog. All of this while holding down...