(M1#9) Returns are Now Officially Better Than my Mortgage Rate

I realize that I originally wanted this to be a weekly update, but now that I am in a pretty good rhythm, weekly updates would be superfluous. Today though, marks something meaningful to me though. I noticed that my overall return rate is greater than 4.5%! It is ever so slightly above at 4.56%, but it is still better than my mortgage rate of 4.5%. … Continue reading (M1#9) Returns are Now Officially Better Than my Mortgage Rate

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Investment Ride-along (#8) – I’ve Made $30 in Two Months…

This is completion of month 2 in my adventure of investing with M1 Finance where I get to distribute $10 a weekday to the stocks I pick, ensuring I don’t pay the highest price for shares without having to time the market. Referral code for a free $10 inside as well. Continue reading Investment Ride-along (#8) – I’ve Made $30 in Two Months…

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Investment Ride-along (#7) – Overall Happy with Progress, but Will it Last?

So this is pretty awesome, my entire portfolio is up 2.02% for a total gain of $26.17. For the week, I am up 1.04% for a weekly gain of $16.71.  REITs The big gainers here are CyrusOne Inc (+11.71%) and National Storage Affiliates (+11.75%). CyrusOne specializes in carrier neutral data center properties. I suppose this makes sense, perhaps the retail store death could mean more … Continue reading Investment Ride-along (#7) – Overall Happy with Progress, but Will it Last?

(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