Sorry I missed last week’s update as I was on travel for work. This update will cover the 4/16/18 to 4/27/18. I have had some wild swings over the last two weeks. At one point I was up around $16 and another point I was down $22. My REITs and Bonds have taken hits due to interest rate hikes. There have also been more decline … Continue reading (M1#5) One Month Strong, Still Net Positive
Still loving the way M1 lets me invests. I invest $10 a day automatically and I don’t even notice it and I can rest easy knowing that my dollar cost averaging is fully automated and I am buying with ZERO trading fees. Overall Progress Overall change: +$2.04 (up 22 cents from last week) Weekly change: +$0.59 Overall earned dividends: $1.42 Not as much gains as … Continue reading (M1#4) Friday the 13th, Stocks Pulled Through This Week!
This week has been overall successful, despite reading nothing about volatility in the market. At one point I was up around 11%, but by the end of the week I was only up 0.24%. Even though my portfolio already has 63 holdings, I’m always looking to diversify, especially if I can just buy a fraction of a share, which M1 allows you to do. I … Continue reading Investment Ride-along (#3) – Overall Up Almost a Whole Two Dollars
I continue my review of the app after two weeks of using it. I found a couple lack of features. I also diversified more and implemented dollar-cost-averaging. Continue reading (M1#2) M1 Ride Along Week 2: Good Friday, More thoughts on M1 Finance
I’ve been using M1 Finance for a week now, and despite the rocky week the stock market had, I think overall the app is great. As I mentioned in my last post about M1, I’m using this as a platform to get more experienced with the stock market, which is why I’m only investing a little at a time. In fact investing a fixed amount … Continue reading (M1#1) Thoughts After Using M1 Finance for a Week
I consider myself a relatively new investor. I’ve had a growth oriented mutual fund for three years, my wife and I max out our IRAs, and additionally we both have contribute to retirement programs offered and matched by our employers. Other than that, my knowledge of the stock market was limited. I wanted to invest some additional money to work towards some goals 3-5 years … Continue reading The M1 Finance Investment Journey Begins