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16 Ways I Earned an Extra $800 in a Month (May 2018)

Here’s is my fourth installment in how I managed to save and make extra cash during a month. I’ve decided to not include the results of junk I sell on craigslist because that will vary widely among people, so that number here is not very helpful. Let’s get right into it! Power Electric Bills Suck. Here’s a few Power Company related ways to get some … Continue reading 16 Ways I Earned an Extra $800 in a Month (May 2018)

(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 (#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?