Investments

Latest Stock Buy: 100 shares of XIN at $2.5 (Assigned)

July 29, 2020
On June 17, 2020, I bought (got assigned) 100 shares of Xinyuan Real Estate (XIN ) at $2.50 per share. With its quarterly dividend payout of 0.0225 dollars per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 3.6% and will pay us $2.25 (before tax) every quarter. Not the...

Top Georgian Companies listed on the London Stock Exchange

July 23, 2020
It was back in 2011 or 2012 when I first heard about Bank of Georgia or TBC bank is listed on the London stock exchange. Back then I thought - wow, cool, impressive. Fast forward to 2020, I still think this is impressive that Georgia has a few companies listed on the London stock exchange, but as my investment...

Latest stock buy 25 shares of PBCT at $11.60 per share

July 22, 2020
On May 29, 2020, we bought 25 shares of People's United Financial, Inc. (PBCT ) at $11.60 per share for our daughter's stock portfolio. With its quarterly dividend of 0.18 cents per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 6.2% and will pay us $4.5 every quarter (before...

Latest stock buy 10 shares of T / $31.875

July 15, 2020
On May 27, 2020, we bought 10 shares of AT&T (T ) at $ 31.875 per share for our daughter's stock portfolio. With its quarterly dividend of 0.52 cents per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 6.52% and will pay us $5.2 every quarter (before tax). Awesome! T is paying...

Two Year Anniversary for Child's Stock Investment Portfolio

July 13, 2020
Today, on July 13th, our princess is turning two years old. So do her stocks investment portfolio. In today's article, I will shed some light on what's happening with the portfolio Originally we came up with the plan to build a high-yield $10,000 child investment portfolio by the time our...

Top 20 Largest Economies In The World by GDP Nominal (2019)

July 10, 2020
According to the World Bank, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the World in 2019 was 87.752 trillion USD. More than 80% (70.359 Trillion USD) of it was produced in the TOP 20 largest economies of the World. Pareto Principle?  In this article, we will figure out and name those TOP 20 economies...

Latest Stock Buy 11 shares of BAC $23.835

July 08, 2020
On May 26, 2020, I bought an additional 11 shares of Bank of America (BAC) paying $23.835 per share.  With its quarterly dividend payout of $0.18 per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 3.02% and will pay us $1.98 (before tax) every...

June 2020 Dividend Income Report - $82.11

July 01, 2020
Welcome to the thirty-eight (#38) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from dividend-paying stocks and peer to peer lending in June 2020. Just like the previous months, the last June we also spent in a self-isolation (because of Covid-19) here in Georgia. More of the strict...

Average Monthly Salary in European Union 2020

June 26, 2020
In 2020 three were 27 member states in the European Union (EU), 19 of the 27 EU member states have adopted the euro (€) as their common currency. In this article, I've compared the gross monthly average salary for 2018. As I have been doing these articles since 2014, I've left the...

Latest Stock Buy 6 shares of INTC $62.15

June 24, 2020
On May 22, 2020, I bought an additional 6 shares of Intel Corporation (INTC) for our daughters stock portfolio, paying $62.15 per share With its quarterly dividend payout of $0.33 per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 2.12% and will pay us $1....

Minimum Wages in European Union 2020

June 19, 2020
In 2020 there were 21 out of 27 European Union member states with an official minimum wage set by the government. In this article I've listed them all, also this is the first year I'm not including data for the UK in this table Turns out this is already the seventh (#7) article about minimum wages...

Latest Stock Buy 10 shares of BAC

June 17, 2020
On May 6, 2020, I bought 10 shares of Bank of America (BAC) paying $22.395 per share.  With its quarterly dividend payout of $0.18 per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 3.1% and will pay us $1.8 (before tax) every quarter. The sum might...

Latest Stock Buy: 9 shares of PFE at $36.055 per share

June 10, 2020
On June 10, 2020, we bought an additional 9 shares of Pfizer (PFE) paying $36.055 per share for our Partnership Fund. With its quarterly dividend payout of 0.38 dollars per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 4.21% (before tax) and will pay us an additional $3.42 (...

52 Week Money Saving Challenge 2.0. SEB Funds

June 09, 2020
About 2 years ago I started a simple, so-called 52 Week Money Saving Challenge. The rules for this challenge are very simple - to deposit in the first week one euro, in the second week - two, third week - three, etc. The amount after each week continues to grow, up to the last week of...

May 2020 Dividend Income Report - $225.17

June 03, 2020
Welcome to the thirty-seventh (#37) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from dividend-paying stocks and peer to peer lending in May 2020. Just like the previous month of April, in May we also spent in a self-isolation (because of Covid-19) here in Georgia. Some of the strict...