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Latest European Stock Buy: AMS:VTA

  • Latest European Stock Buy: AMS:VTA

    Published: 30 May, 2018 seen 145 Investments

    On May 24th, 2018 I bought 58 shares of Volta Finance (AMS:VTA ) at EUR 6.9 per share. With its quarterly dividend of 0.15 euro cents per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 8.69% and will pay EUR 8.7 every quarter. Awesome! This latest stock buy is my second purchase of European stock (excluding the Baltic stocks). A couple of days ago I bought Atrium European Real Estate (VIE:ATRS).  In fact, I didn't plan to buy any European stocks this year and was looking to buy US stocks instead. Though it turned out, I'm lacking a minimum $2,000 on my broker account before I'm allowed to…

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ASUS ROG Strix Hero Edition 15.6” Gaming Laptop, 8th-Gen 6-Core Intel Core i7-8750H processor (up to 3.9GHz), GTX 1050 Ti 4GB, 120Hz 3ms display, 16GB DDR4, 128GB PCIe SSD + 1TB FireCuda, GL503GE-ES73

Acer Chromebook 14, Aluminum, 14-inch Full HD, Intel Celeron Quad-Core N3160, 4GB LPDDR3, 32GB, Chrome, CB3-431-C5FM

  • Acer Chromebook 14, Aluminum, 14-inch Full HD, Intel Celeron Quad-Core N3160, 4GB LPDDR3, 32GB, Chrome, CB3-431-C5FM

    Published: 26 May, 2018 seen 32

    The Acer Chromebook 14 is a powerful rock star with its stylish 100% metal chassis and immersive Full HD IPS display that delivers an epic mobile experience that’s unrivaled by other Chromebooks on the big stage. The incredibly fast wireless connection and amazing battery life give you all day to run your favorite Google apps or access your photos, videos, music and documents. The fast and smart Chromebook 14 delivers amazing value that’s worthy of endless encores.

Acer Aspire E 15, 15.6" Full HD, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8550U, GeForce MX150, 8GB RAM Memory, 256GB SSD, E5-576G-81GD

Temporarily Disabling E-mail subscriptions and Push Notifications

  • Temporarily Disabling E-mail subscriptions and Push Notifications

    Published: 24 May, 2018 seen 75 Blogging

    With upcoming GDPR regulation on May 26th, 2018, there is a lot of uncertainty for webmasters (at least for me), to be on the safe side - I've decided temporally to disable both new e-mail subscriptions and subscriptions for a push notifications.  There is no guaranteed time frame when both features will be back, and if, then not earlier than Q3 2018. As this blog is using OneSignal (for push notifications) and MailChimp (for e-mail newsletter) third-party scripts for collecting subscriptions, I believe that after removing these scripts will help to improve page load times and help me prepare…

First European Stock Buy: VIE:ATRS

  • First European Stock Buy: VIE:ATRS

    Published: 22 May, 2018 seen 269 Investments

    On May 18th, 2018 I bought 100 shares of Atrium European Real Estate (VIE:ATRS) at EUR 4 per share. With its quarterly dividend of 0.0675 euro cents per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 6.75% and will pay EUR 6.75 every quarter. Humble but pretty awesome! This newest stock buy marks my first purchase of European stock (excluding the Baltic stocks). In fact, I didn't plan to buy any European stocks this year and was looking to buy US stocks instead. I felt very inspired after opened a low-cost Lynx Broker account, but it turned out I'm lacking a minimum $2,000 deposit to acquire…

Acer Aspire E 15, 15.6" Full HD, 8th Gen Intel Core i3-8130U, 6GB RAM Memory, 1TB HDD, 8X DVD, E5-576-392H

  • Acer Aspire E 15, 15.6" Full HD, 8th Gen Intel Core i3-8130U, 6GB RAM Memory, 1TB HDD, 8X DVD, E5-576-392H

    Published: 21 May, 2018 seen 1,115

    The new Aspire E Series laptops provide a comprehensive range of choices for every-day users, with many appealing features and an attractive design. Incredible performance, fast 802.11ac wireless with new MU-MIMO technology and great battery life make the Aspire E series shine in any situation. Featuring the 8th gen Intel Core i3 processor, experience powerful performance and seamless computing for your everyday tasks. With Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 you get that extra burst of performance, smooth streaming, and brilliant HD entertainment when you need it.

Reducing 10% from existing portfolio (Mintos, Baltic stocks & Crytpo) - To quickly accumulate cash for funding US stock purchases on LynxBroker

  • Reducing 10% from existing portfolio (Mintos, Baltic stocks & Crytpo) - To quickly accumulate cash for funding US stock purchases on LynxBroker

    Published: 20 May, 2018 seen 634 Investments

    I didn't have a plan to reduce my existing holdings, neither from Baltic stocks, Mintos or crypto investments, but in order to keep up with my investment goals - I just have to Long story short - I opened a low-cost European brokerage account at Lynx Broker, and despite it requires a minimum deposit of EUR 3,000 to open an account there, I asked could I do it in several batches. Turns out you can. Low-Cost European Stock Broker - LynxBroker.com Review Now, I decided to start small and deposited EUR 470 (~USD 550) to Lynxbroker, once money arrived I happily decided to buy first US stock. And…

Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C09S (15.6-Inch Full HD IPS, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD)

  • Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C09S (15.6-Inch Full HD IPS, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD)

    Published: 19 May, 2018 seen 130

    The Acer Chromebook 15 is the biggest thing to happen to the Chromebook. It has a number of unique and defining features: it is the World's first Chromebook with a 15.6-inch Full HD wide viewing angle display, the first Chromebook with the latest Intel processor based on Broadwell micro-architecture, and it uses the new dual-band 802.11ac wireless technology. It all adds up to the right mix of features to make you think bigger and reimagine what’s possible with a Chromebook.

Low Cost European Stock Broker - LynxBroker.com Review

  • Low Cost European Stock Broker - LynxBroker.com Review

    Published: 18 May, 2018 seen 1,526 Investments

    Lynxbroker.com is a European (Dutch) discount brokerage offering relatively cheap $5 commissions for US stock trades. Lynxbroker.com is affiliated with Interactive Brokers, and what's really sweet  - the minimum required deposit is just EUR 3,000 Best stock options trading platform in Georgia (and most of the rest of the World) I was struggling to gather a minimum of $10,000 deposit to open an Interactive Brokers account when a blog reader Mikheil recently pointed me to a Lynx broker.  Hi Reinis, take a look at https://www.lynxbroker.com/, https://www.lynxbroker.fi/, https://www.ly… Europe.…

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Top 20 8th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor Laptops

  • Top 20 8th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor Laptops

    Published: 14 May, 2018 seen 19,484 Online Shopping

    When it comes to power and endurance a fast processor, plenty of RAM and great graphics card are among the top three to look on. In this article, I have listed Top 20 laptop models with the latest Intel Core i7 8th generation processors. Latest Intel Core I7 8th generation processors have been around for a while already. Intel Core i7 laptops are gaining momentum among gamers and business users. Creative graphic designers, video animators, and photographers will enjoy these powerful laptops as well. DELL, MSI, ASUS, ACER, HP, and Apple brands are among best selling Intel Core i7 laptops on…

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Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM 15.6-Inch FHD Notebook (Intel Core i3-7100U 7th Generation, 4GB DDR4, 1TB 5400RPM HD, Intel HD Graphics 620, Windows 10 Home), Obsidian Black

2018 HP Business 15.6-inch HD Touchscreen Laptop PC, Quad-Core AMD A12 Processor up to 3.6GHz, 8GB DDR4 SDRAM, 1TB HDD, Webcam, HDMI, DVD±RW, AMD Radeon R7 graphics, DTS Studio Sound, Windows 10

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Matching interest earned on Mintos.com Peer to Peer Lending Platform

  • Matching interest earned on Mintos.com Peer to Peer Lending Platform

    Published: 12 May, 2018 seen 356 Investments

    Seems that 2018 is a year of great experiments for me, I have started to build up an emergency fund, also I've started 52 weeks money challenge and now I have decided to run another financial experiment - matching interest earned on mintos.com peer to peer platform. The challenge is simple, at the start of each month I will match and deposit the same amount I received from the platform in the previous month. Mintos.com Review After 12 Month of Investing in Peer to Peer Lending Disclosure:  This article contains affiliate links to mintos.com peer to peer lending website, by clicking on links…

High Yield Dividend Stock Buy Ideas: AWP, FGB, DHY

  • High Yield Dividend Stock Buy Ideas: AWP, FGB, DHY

    Published: 10 May, 2018 seen 240 Investments

    I still haven't opened a decent discount stock broker for buying US stocks (I have been in talks of opening a broker account at Lynx Broker), while in the middle of the process, I decided to investigate some high yield dividend stocks in the US. There are dozens of great dividend income blogs, I love to read their monthly dividend income reports and of course, compare my self to others. Just google - "+month dividend income report" and you will be amazed finding a ton of great reading. Some bloggers are high net individuals while others are not. One interesting blog I have been following for…

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Top 10 Best Selling Laptops in May 2018

  • Top 10 Best Selling Laptops in May 2018

    Published: 8 May, 2018 seen 2,311 Online Shopping

    The following laptop brands made it on TOP 10 Amazon Bestselling list in May 2018: ACER, Samsung (1 Chromebook), DELL, ASUS, HP, and Lenovo  Acer dominates the list with four great models made for every day, business and gaming needs.  Top 15 Best Selling Acer Laptops / Notebooks 2018 The average laptop price in May 2018: $445.78, with cheapest being priced an 11.6 inch Samsung Chromebook 3 (XE500C13-K04US) at $219.99, while the most expensive is Intel Core i7 processor powered Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop at $1,099.99 Top 20 Intel Core i7 processor Laptop / Notebook models 15.6-…

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2018 HP 14" Flagship Laptop with 3x Faster WiFi - Intel Dual Core up to 2.48GHz, 4GB RAM, 32GB eMMC, free 1-yr Office 365, 1TB OneDrive Cloud, DTS Studio, HDMI, Webcam, USB 3.1, Win 10

Super Charging May 2019 Dividend Income ($300/mo Goal)

  • Super Charging May 2019 Dividend Income ($300/mo Goal)

    Published: 8 May, 2018 seen 336 Investments

    May is one of the busiest dividend paying months from the Baltic Stocks. I've been investing in the Baltic stocks since 2017, and dividend income generated from the Baltic stocks slowly are growing. Nothing to brag about, but still, humble but decent. In May 2017, I made $65.45 from peer to peer lending and Baltic stocks. Although the May of 2018 is just barely started I'm looking on about $140 this May. That's about $75 increase year on year. In fact, May of 2018 promised about $200 in passive income, but I rushed a bit and sold one great dividend paying stock, as I believed a dividend cut…

HP 15.6" Laptop, AMD A6-9220 Dual-Core Processor 2.50GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, AMD Radeon R4 Graphics, DVD-RW, HDMI, Bluetooth, HDMI, Webcam, Windows 10

  • HP 15.6" Laptop, AMD A6-9220 Dual-Core Processor 2.50GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, AMD Radeon R4 Graphics, DVD-RW, HDMI, Bluetooth, HDMI, Webcam, Windows 10

    Published: 7 May, 2018 seen 1,318

    A budget class laptop under $500 from HP 17 Best HP Laptops You Can Buy Online - Amazon.com 15.6" display: BrightView glossy screen maintains the vivid colors in your photos and videos. Typical 1366 x 768 HD resolution. WLED backlight.  AMD Dual-Core A6-9220 Processor 2.50GHz, up to 2.90 GHz.  4GB system memory for basic multitasking: Adequate high-bandwidth RAM to smoothly run multiple applications and browser tabs all at once.  500GB hard drive for serviceable file storage space: Holds your growing collection of digital photos, music and videos. 5400 rpm spindle speed for standard read/…

April 2018 Dividend Income Report - $95.47

  • April 2018 Dividend Income Report - $95.47

    Published: 6 May, 2018 seen 202 Investments

    Welcome to the twelfth (#12) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from the Baltic dividend-paying stocks and peer to peer lending (both fiat and cryptocurrencies). Wow, already twelve dividend income reports, that's one year of tracking my road to the million dollars by the time I will turn 60. The last April marked also a small one-year anniversary since I've been investing in the Baltic stocks, you can read my review here: Baltic Dividend Stock Market Review - Thoughts After Investing for a One Year April turned out neither good, neither bad. I was looking to crack $100…

Amazon OneLink? No, Thanks - Improve Page Load times by removing Third Party scripts

  • Amazon OneLink? No, Thanks - Improve Page Load times by removing Third Party scripts

    Published: 5 May, 2018 seen 559 Servers

    I felt very enthusiastic once Amazon announced OneLink, it seemed like a missing puzzle to serve international customers and boost earnings as an Amazon associate. Now many months later I have very ambivalent feelings regarding this - yes, I've made some extra dollar (pound and euro) by serving Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.de - on the other hand, earnings from these versions are humble not to say more, and in fact earnings from Amazon.com have started to dip for couple of months (I'm not blaming Amazon OneLink here) After I decided to remove Social Share buttons from my blog to improve Page load…

The Best 5 VAIO Laptops 2020

  • The Best 5 VAIO Laptops 2020

    Published: 4 May, 2018 seen 49,293 Online Shopping

    VAIO laptops are not the most popular laptop brand in 2020, ACER, ASUS, DELL, HP, Lenovo, and Apple are. The reason probably is complicated history of VAIO VAIO was originally a brand of Sony Corporation, introduced in 1996, aka Sony VAIO Sony sold its PC business to the investment firm Japan Industrial Partners in February 2014 as part of a restructuring effort to focus on mobile devices. Sony maintains a minority stake in the new, independent company, which currently sells computers in the United States, Japan, and Brazil as well as an exclusive marketing agreement. Sony still holds the…

How To Regenerate Drupal GMAP Marker Cache (Request for Invalid Marker Set)

  • How To Regenerate Drupal GMAP Marker Cache (Request for Invalid Marker Set)

    Published: 3 May, 2018 seen 192 Drupal Development

    Although it doesn't happen often, in rare situations you might get in trouble with GMAP marker sets. The most common case is change with folder permissions or migrating site to another host. How to add Custom Markers for Gmap Module Drupal Here is how it looks: Request for invalid marker set notification And here is how map field looks: Map with a missing marker (s) The default map is displayed. Luckily there is a simple solution - delete gmap.markers.js file from files/js folder, and markers will regenerate by themselves. sudo rm -rf gmap_markers.jsNow, run clear cache and all markers…

The Best Deals For Intel Core i7 Laptops

  • The Best Deals For Intel Core i7 Laptops

    Published: 2 May, 2018 seen 639 Online Shopping

    Intel Core i7 processor laptops are known as one of the best (read powerful) laptops on the market. They are popular among gamers (most comes with the latest GeForce or AMD graphics cards). Intel Core i7 laptops are widely used among professional video/photo editors. Intel Core i7 comes with a price attached, and as long as Intel Core i9 won't go mainstream I doubt we will see a drastic price decrease. However, here are some great Intel Core i7 laptop deals on Amazon, saving somewhere from $50 up to $250 for an Intel Core I7 laptop Here are the popular laptop brands with Intel Core I7 - Acer…

Postcards from Kuldīga

  • Postcards from Kuldīga

    Published: 1 May, 2018 seen 45

    Kuldīga has been featured on the blog many times, starting old brick bridge over the Venta river, including flying fish over Venta rapid, ending some of the finest Kuldīga restaurants In today's Piece of Life series - a tranquil sunset from Kuldīga Statue of Love during sunset in Kuldīga A cool, wood carved sculpture. Compare this one with the metallic sculpture of Ali and Nino (located in Batumi, Georgia) Brick bridge in Kuldīga Brick bridge in Kuldīga over the river of Venta according to some sources is the longest of its kind bridge in Europe. The brick bridge across the Venta has been…