When on the journey to FI, it is always interesting to know if there is progress, standstill or regression. Tracking the status is a very good way to get a view on the trend. Hence, I put the amberindex back in the spotlight. … More How FI am I now?
2019 was a year on a one salary budget. … More Living on one salary
2 months ago, I decided to start again with our monthly investing. I am convinced that investing each month your salary surplus is the best way for the long term. And I have to admit: it is easier than it sounds. Our emotions screw up the plan easily!
At the start of September, I was septic… There were many elephants (really bad trades) in my portfolio and I had quite some loosing positions. Here is how it went from there.
About a year ago, I stopped my monthly contributions to my ETF portfolio. Officially, due to the increased risk at the job: I wanted more cash. With hindsight it might have been a valuation issue. My last buy was in June 2016 – rebalancing my emerging markets exposure.
Trading options is fun and exciting. And in my opinion, less risky than buying stock. That is just my opinion, I might be biased. In a few days, I will be celebrating a postion that is a drag on my profit for 1 year now!
Each month, I track my extra income out of trading. I am a DIY investor that uses options and ETFs to accumulate wealth. These posts focus on the monthly income that I get out of these trades. June was good and disappointing at the same time.
At the start of this blog, we were driven by our goal of FIRE, the ultimate nirvana to reach. A lot has changed ever since. What we track still stays the same. Do you spot the flaw?
Right now, I enjoy the green green grass on my option trading prairie… The results YTD just blow me away. I have never imagined making this kind of money from options. I do know that I need to keep my feet on the ground. Bad times will come. Hence, I work on my risk management … More Passive Income for April 2016 – 16,37pct
Focus is good. You can direct all your energy and attention to the one thing that matters. Everything else is secondary. Could that be bad?