$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”

$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”

$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”