The Round Table – May 10, 2013

by Jon Dulin

Last weekend I finally got out to play some golf. I’ve been itching to do so but just couldn’t find the time. I played half-decent and am OK with it since it was my first time out since last year. I’m oping to sneak out again relatively soon. Things are still super busy with me and I am just looking forward to a relaxing weekend. Unfortunately, I don’t see that happening until maybe July. June is going to be super crazy with birthdays, weddings, holidays, etc.

Some great news is the the stock market is on a tear! It’s interesting to read people’s arguments for an against a pullback of the market. As you know, I preach long-term investing so if you have cash to invest, I say go ahead and throw it in the market. You have time on your side and that is your best friend when it comes to investing.

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John S @ Frugal Rules May 10, 2013 at 8:27 am

Thanks so much for the mention, I really appreciate it! I am loving that the market is up as it’s been quite nice to our portfolio. My thoughts are exactly the same, take this in light of the long term view. If there is a pullback, then I can buy in at a discount to boot. :) Have a great weekend sir!
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Sean @ OneSmartDollar May 10, 2013 at 8:49 am

Thanks a bunch for the mention. I am jealous that you got out and played golf. I have been wanting to find the time myself.
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Jacob @ My Personal Finance Journey May 10, 2013 at 10:48 am

Thanks so much for sharing my sacrificing to pay down debt article!
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Suba May 10, 2013 at 12:53 pm

Thanks a lot for the mention, I really appreciate it! I have not paid much attention to the stock market. Like you, I am in this for a long run. I don’t feel I have enough knowledge to know when you pull out and when to get back in again. So stay put it is.
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AverageJoe May 10, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Golf? I’m actually going to play Memorial Day weekend on Hilton Head. I’m sure there are crowds of people there I can upset with my horrible golf game….
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moneysma May 11, 2013 at 10:59 am

Ha! I just played last night after work. I was by myself and caught up to a two-some on a par 3. They were approaching the green and waived me to play through. My first shot was just short of the green; my second was a chip within 3 feet of the cup; my third was for par. The one many said to me “you make it look so easy!” I replied that you get lucky with this game every now and then. That was by far my best hole of the round!


Grayson @ Debt RoundUp May 10, 2013 at 3:15 pm

I appreciate you including my site. I am happy for the markets. Since I have many, many years until I plan on retiring, I don’t see any issue if there is a correction. I will buy more stock and then let it ride.
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Chris @ Stumble Forward May 11, 2013 at 11:12 am

Thanks for the mention I really appreciate it. I’m hoping to get out and golf soon as well. However I really need to the practice.


Joshua Rodriguez May 15, 2013 at 2:01 pm

I’m glad you got a chance to play some golf! It’s been years since i’v played. I’m hoping to go play soon. The weather lately has been perfect to play in!


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