Welcome to Blue Collar Bill

I invest mainly for dividends, and discuss money, debt, and personal finance from a blue collar perspective. My name is Bill. I have been a blue collar worker in a factory for 25+ years. After many years of living paycheck to paycheck I have decided it was time to make some changes. You are welcomed to follow along as I document the changes I am making in order to achieve financial freedom.

Latest from the Blog

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 10/15/22

The stock market was a wild ride roller coaster ride last week, especially on Thursday when the market opened up by dropping down then shooting way up to finish the day positive. On Friday, the stock market went back down which resulted in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ finishing the week down. I am glad…

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 10/08/22

The stock market market started the week by going up. Even after a down day on Friday the S&P 500 and NASDAQ finished the week slightly up. While it is nice to see an up week in the stock market I think there is more downside to come. There remains too much economic uncertainty with…

Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing: Financial Update September 2022

September was another rough month for investors in what has been a very tough year. This month seen the stock market hit new lows for the year. Instead of spending time worrying about what the stock market is doing or going to do, I focus on the things that I can control. This includes how…

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

*Disclaimer-I am not a financial advisor. This site is to track my financial journey and to allow others to follow along. Before making any financial decisions, please do your own due diligence and/or consult a financial professional.