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I Would Not Fall In Love Like This

|Includes: CHW, VKQ, Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS)

For the month of April, I worked 22/30 days. Bleah. Which probably doesn't sound that bad except I worked every weekend. Tomorrow I get to start with a 13/14 day stretch.

Anywho, recent purchases:

VXUS in the Roth account on 4/24 due to a recent 50/200 day crossover.

CHW on 4/24 in the taxable account. A 50/200 day crossover should happen to the nav of the fund soon (not the market price).

401k rebalance - 50% to VTIAX (yet another 50/200 crossover), 25% to VTSAX and 25% to VBTLX.

Yes, I use crossovers when I'm checking out funds and such. And I place a good amount of weight in them. Of course, these could be false breakouts, but other international funds are doing the same or are close to doing so. We'll see how it works out.

5/8 - more VXUS in the Roth

5/8 - VKQ in the taxable account. And of course there was a decent jobs report and interest rates going up on the horizon and all that mess. I still like muni cefs for whenever stocks start to turn sour again and don't currently have one, so I went with it.

I'm giving thought to starting to buy preffereds again over the summer, but I'm not in a rush. I'd prefer to see a general pull back first, kind of like what happened in 2013.