Not a whole lot to report, but I am just so glad that I have reached 8% in returns overall. I remember back when I only had a return of 0.55% earlier this year. Here are some lessons I’ve learned so far: Be patient with returns. Set it and forget it. I auto invest $10 every weekday to take advantage of dollar cost averaging and … Continue reading (M1#11) My Top 3 Investment Tips, and I Broke 8% in Returns!!!
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?
The 6th installment of my M1 Finance Ride Along. Trying to make investing less scary for the average person. Continue reading (M1#6) Defense Stocks Down, but Overall Up!
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!
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