$53,276.22 | Rising Yields

Hey guys! I have another Roth IRA portfolio update for you. If you’ve been reading my series for 2021, you may know that my portfolio is a bit overweight financials this year – so I’m counting on rising interest rates to help me outperform the overall market. Spoiler alert: interest rates have been rising quicklyContinue reading “$53,276.22 | Rising Yields”

$206,686 | October Net Worth Update

Hey guys, I bring you a first since I started writing this blog. My month-to-month net worth actually declined for the first time. In last month’s update, I share As humans, we naturally try to justify circumstances and behavior that may be perceived as bad. How am I justifying the positivity this one? I’m comfortedContinue reading “$206,686 | October Net Worth Update”

$54,947.72 | Preparing for Next Year

Hey guys, Coming back at ya today with another portfolio update. The market has been wonderful lately – there seems to be no top in sight with the S&P rising almost another percentage point today. My Roth IRA is no exception! I’m pushing $55,000 for the first time all year. Let’s see how my portfolioContinue reading “$54,947.72 | Preparing for Next Year”

$54,125.61 | All-Time Highs

Hey guys, I’m back in action! My wedding was last weekend and I’ve been SO busy with wedding planning, the wedding itself and all of the thing we need to do after. I’m not writing to you on our honeymoon, but we’ve got a week set aside for a break in mid-September. I’m happy toContinue reading “$54,125.61 | All-Time Highs”

$52,130.10 | New tool to analyze stocks

I wanted to share an investment analysis website that I stumbled across today. Financial information is hard to synthesize in a simple way – and this site is immediately going into my tool kit as one to use to understand a business quickly. The website is https://hypercharts.co/ The site does not provide information for allContinue reading “$52,130.10 | New tool to analyze stocks”

$49,095.39 | Best and Worst Performing Stocks

Hey guys, Checking back in with another portfolio update. In the last few weeks we’ve seen continued rotation from growth stocks to value and cyclical stocks as the interest When I started this portfolio, I made a commitment to hold my investment choices for at least one year. This means holding the same portfolio throughContinue reading “$49,095.39 | Best and Worst Performing Stocks”

$48,560.37 | The Rotation is Real

Hey guys, Coming back at you after a week of market ups and downs. It seems the rapid rise in bond yields in anticipation of stimulus and rising interest rates is causing the market to continue its shift into more value oriented stocks. I have a good portion of my Growth + High Yield sliceContinue reading “$48,560.37 | The Rotation is Real”

$47,616.22 | Tech Stocks Getting Crushed

Hey guys, Back with another update on my Roth IRA portfolio. Overall, my portfolio has still been tracking well with the S&P 500. Although my Moonshot Growth portfolio slice has fallen off a cliff lately, my REIT slice and a lot of the financial stocks in my Growth + High Yield slice have kept meContinue reading “$47,616.22 | Tech Stocks Getting Crushed”

$49,411.61 | 2021 Roth IRA Performance

Hey guys, It’s been a while since I gave an update on my Roth IRA portfolio. If you’ve been following my posts so far, you know that I’m trying to outperform the S&P 500 with my Roth RIA in M1 Finance. A few weeks ago, I did a 2020 portfolio performance review and found outContinue reading “$49,411.61 | 2021 Roth IRA Performance”

$47,533.92 | The Value of Defensive Stocks

Hey guys, Today was a tough day for most investors… Unless you invested in GameStop. If you did then make sure you realize some gains now! Here’s where I’m at so far. For the rest of the market, we didn’t do so hot. The S&P 500 ended the day down 2.43% as most industries andContinue reading “$47,533.92 | The Value of Defensive Stocks”