$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”

$55,805.24 | 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”

$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”

$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”

$54,100.99 | Big Blog Energy

Hey guys! It’s been a while since I gave a Roth IRA portfolio update, but I’m back to share progress today. Forgive me, I just got back from a relaxing honeymoon. I feel refreshed and ready to get back in action. Routine bores me, and getting away from my professional work lately to focus onContinue reading “$54,100.99 | Big Blog Energy”

$212,956.29 | September Net Worth Update

Hey guys! I’ve got another monthly net worth update for you. Spoiler: I’ve broken the $200k mark for the first time! Let’s take a look at my monthly net worth status updates since I started writing about it in March. March 2021: $162,239 April 2021: $181,250 May 2021: $183,791 June 2021: $190,804 July 2021: $197,184Continue reading “$212,956.29 | September Net Worth Update”

$199,983 | August Net Worth Update

What’s up guys! I’ve got another monthly net worth update for you. Despite my best efforts this month, my net worth actually went up again (haha). Check out my previous monthly net worth posts if you’d like to learn more about my journey. March 2021: $162,239 April 2021: $181,250 May 2021: $183,791 June 2021: $190,804Continue reading “$199,983 | August Net Worth Update”