$234,429.64 | January 2022 Net Worth Update

Hey guys, It’s been a pretty interesting month to close out the year. Stocks have continued to go up and the S&P 500 ended the year up around 27%. My net worth has gone up pretty significantly this year as well. As of the new year, my net worth is the highest it’s ever beenContinue reading “$234,429.64 | January 2022 Net Worth Update”

2021 Total Side Hustle Earnings

Hey guys, Like any good finance blogger, I’ve taken up a few side hustles this year to earn some extra income – I’ve tallied my earnings for the year and am pretty happy with what I earned! My most profitable side-hustle by far is Redbubble. I haven’t talked about it much on this blog, butContinue reading “2021 Total Side Hustle Earnings”

$57,282.19 | Arghh ARKK

Hey guys, As the year comes to an end I find myself reflecting a lot on my portfolio’s strategy and opportunities for improvement. Let’s take a look at my portfolio as of today, and compare my overall returns including dividends to the S&P 500. Total share price appreciation S&P 500 from January 4th – DecemberContinue reading “$57,282.19 | Arghh ARKK”

$55,747.58 | Total returns vs. market

Hey guys, I’m back for another near end-of-year Roth IRA update. Last update, I showed you how my portfolio took a huge dip versus the market and discussed how I thought it was unlikely I would beat the index this year. In case you need a reminder, here’s a picture of my portfolio’s performance vs.Continue reading “$55,747.58 | Total returns vs. market”

$55,805.24 | The Index is Unforgiving

Hey guys! It’s been a while since I posted an update to my Roth IRA portfolio – so I want to make sure I’m showing you progress as we wind down the year. The last month has been the worst month relative to the S&P 500 since I started tracking my portfolio. I went fromContinue reading “$55,805.24 | The Index is Unforgiving”

$229,413 | December Net Worth Update

Hey guys – I’m a bit late with my post this month, but I want to make sure I update you on my net worth in December. Spoiler: It’s pretty much same as last month, but it did decrease. My net worth in December fell about $1,500 from November – which is a big differenceContinue reading “$229,413 | December Net Worth Update”

$56,911.88 | My take on the metaverse

Hey guys! It’s been a few weeks since my last Roth IRA portfolio update, so I want to share my progress as we hit the home stretch for the year. My balance stands at around $57,000 – just short of its all-time highs. I got really close to beating the market for my last update,Continue reading “$56,911.88 | My take on the metaverse”

$231,033 | November Net Worth Update

Hey everyone! I’m back this month to share a net worth update with you guys. Last month was the first month since beginning this monthly series where my net worth actually decreased from one month to the next. However, this month I’ve seen the biggest monthly increase in net worth month over month since writingContinue reading “$231,033 | November Net Worth Update”

$56,994.87 | Financial Tokenism

Hey guys, I’m back in action with a November edition of my Roth IRA update! Here’s a snapshot from after market close today. It’s been a few weeks since I last shared an update and there’s one topic that I really want to talk about. In the last few weeks, I’ve read numerous stories aboutContinue reading “$56,994.87 | Financial Tokenism”

Quick Tip | Use Cash Back Portals for Big Purchases

Hey guys, I’m a firm believer in the mantra that brick by brick a house is built. The power of the compounding interest shows that every little bit adds up . Each brick you put into your house makes the end-goal of your house become closer. This metaphor is a good one to use withContinue reading “Quick Tip | Use Cash Back Portals for Big Purchases”