Are you the sole bread winner in your family? Does your family depend on your earnings to survive and get by? I never gave much thought to these questions when I was younger, and then this past summer I got married. Now we are thinking about having a family in the near future, and […]
I will begin posting again after realizing that my portfolio performs better while actively posting. I will no longer show my gains/losses because I find this too personal. My portfolio is down slightly, but overall up about 40% YTD. Posts to come.
I am at a 25% return on my portfolio YTD. In an effort to allow full disclosure, I want to show my actions taken since changing to Optionshouse (for lower comissions) in late April. Unfortunately, I am having some problems with E-Trade getting historical cost basis for some of my positions, one of which being […]
I am happy to announce to my readers, that my personal stock portfolio is currently over 10% return for the year. In fact it is up 11.8% as of July 10th close. Additionally, there is still 174 days left in this year. How have I been so successful? The Good: I straddled Best Buy (Symbol: […]
Are you the type of person who constantly strives toward becoming the next millionaire? You might think that with a frugal lifestyle and proper investing, you will obtain the status of self made millionaire excluding your retirement benefits. Sadly the truth might be, that if you are not making a lot of money, your odds […]
On Friday, I decided it was time to straddle Best Buy’s Stock (Symbol: BBY). For those of you who are not aware of what a straddle is, a straddle is taking a position both up and down. At first this might seem counter productive, but a well executed straddle can be very lucrative. Let me […]