$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”

$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”

$53,203.01 | Opportunity Cost

Hey guys! I’ve got a Roth IRA portfolio update for you. It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t obsessively checked my portfolio every day for the last two weeks. Finance nerd problems.. My portfolio has lagged the market and I’m still a little behind, but I’ve got untilContinue reading “$53,203.01 | Opportunity Cost”

$52,393.67 | Envision the Future

Hey guys. I’ve got another Roth IRA portfolio update. The last few weeks have been a bit rough for my portfolio compared to the market. I’ve got an overweight position in financials, and my financial stocks have underperformed the S&P because of the macro environment of bond yields remaining low. Banks earn a lot ofContinue reading “$52,393.67 | Envision the Future”

$52,966.79 | Reflecting on Portfolio Strategy

Hey guys! I bring you some good news – my Roth IRA account balance is the highest that it’s ever been. The market has been on an absolute tear lately, and my overall holdings have jumped to almost $53,000. So what does this mean for my portfolio vs. how the market is doing? Let’s takeContinue reading “$52,966.79 | Reflecting on Portfolio Strategy”

$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”

$51,345.01 | ESG investing is the future

I read an article on CNBC recently about Millennial wealth that got me thinking about my long-term personal investment strategy. The article talked about Millennial wealth, how my generation is behind the baby-boomer wealth-building curve and how Millennials have paved the way for focus on sustainable investing. The chart they displayed in the article illustratesContinue reading “$51,345.01 | ESG investing is the future”