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.
Travel is high on our list of experiences that we are willing to spend money on. This does not mean that we splurge the YOLO way. This first “big” travel with our kids now can serve as a benchmark for future travels. What was the cost of all of this?
Exploring new financial assets is fun. By studying investments vehicles myself, I can decide to use them or not. That is how I got into options, that is how I got into crowdfunding.
When trading options, you need inspiration on what to do. At first, this looks like a difficult task. With some help, it becomes a doable task. What do I do?
We all have a different view on what risk is. Given the same input, we come to a different conclusion. That is what makes discussing investing so beautiful.
A few post ago, I wrote about the fact that FI is not longer my main interest. I came to the conclusion that FI is only a means to an end. And there are many more means to the final end of happiness and joyful life.
While life happens, your portfolio builds up. Having a look at this pile of assets from time to time does not hurt. Being a spreadsheet nerd, I can now easily follow all of this via custom build tool. So, let’s see where we are…
There are many paths to Financial Independence. Passive Income is what a lot of paths have in common. So does our path. Some might argue that one of our paths is not that passive due to the nature of option trading….
When selling options, you have a certain assumption. That assumption can be wrong. You then might have to honour you obligation under the contract. There is one action extra you can take: roll the option.
The year comes to an end. A week from now, it will be 2017 already. At the start of 2016, we started with some good itentions. How did we do? … More 2016 – thumbs up or down?