(M1#4) Friday the 13th, Stocks Pulled Through This Week!

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!

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Investment Ride-along (#3) – Overall Up Almost a Whole Two Dollars

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

Small Time Win: Make Money Off Buying Nissin ‘Very Veggie’ Cup Noodles

This is a rare opportunity where you get a $1.00 rebate for an item that costs $0.72. This is what’s known in the world of couponing as a ‘Money Maker’. You can use money makers to increase your overall savings during a grocery shopping trip by letting the profits cover down on savings on other items or you can just walk away profitable. For people … Continue reading Small Time Win: Make Money Off Buying Nissin ‘Very Veggie’ Cup Noodles

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My Top 3 Picks for Grid Notebooks

I’ve always been a big fan of notebooks. For me, writing down notes and organizing my thoughts have always been easier on paper than electronically. My wife recently told me “nobody uses notebooks anymore.” While I love my wife, this is not true. Being in the military, I often find myself in spaces where electronic devices are not allowed, therefore having a pen and pad … Continue reading My Top 3 Picks for Grid Notebooks

(M1#1) Thoughts After Using M1 Finance for a Week

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