Investments

For the fourth year in row I'm publishing my humble observations on average salary changes in European Union. In this article I've decided to compare average salary in 2017 with 2014.  For previous archives see: Average salary in EU: 2016, 2015, 2014 I wouldn't call bellow written a scientific research, as most of the data in...
The other morning I read an article on Kiplinger - Great Stocks to Get Dividends Every Month, and I decided to make some calculations and speculations, as right now I'm looking to invest some money in dividend paying stocks and idea of getting dividends every month seems a very good option to make a living. My goal for 2017 is to...
The other morning I was contacted by acquaintance informing about interesting investment opportunity in Georgia. Investment opportunity involves fish farming and possible agro tourism. As this investment asks more than $300,000 and is out of my knowledge, I decided to "list" it on blog as blog is getting a lot of eyeballs regarding...
End of the February 2017, marked one full month since I've been investing to Mintos peer to peer lending platform. In this article I'll share some of my findings. The idea to invest in Mintos Marketplace first arise at the start of 2016, when I was looking for a passive investment opportunities in Georgia (country). Back in these...
After couple of years of pause in investments I have decided to return to investing. It probably all starts with my New Year's resolution to save in my "retirement" fund a million dollars before I will turn 60. See: Road To Million Dollars in Saving Account My goal for 2017 is to put aside, or more precisely to invest $8,561...
Long story short - after the long and painful check operations, originally sent from the U.S., and redemption in Georgia (or probably in any country except USA), which takes at least some 40 working days and huge bank fees for check procedures - I decided enough is enough, I'm going to the United States and I will open a bank account...
I first heard about Mintos.com peer to peer lending platform at the start of 2016, later that year I decided to give it a try, as I was looking for investment opportunities especially in Georgia. Back at these days Mintos operated already in Georgian lending market. I even made an article later that year, see: Invest in...
I'm 31 now, I have a goal to save one million dollars by the time I will be 60. That's 29 years. That's $34,482.75 I should save each year, next 29 years in the row. That's a lot. I currently make less than $20,000 per year, by US standard I'm the one who falls into the category - working poor. However, unlike my colleges in...
Please note I'm a Premium Plus 500 Affiliate member and by clicking on links in this post leading to plus500 website I might earn some affiliate income from that. (Learn more about Privacy Policy) Your capital is at risk.  Long time has passed since my latest savings report, since then my savings have gone to ground...
Welcome to my third savings report, today I will look at historical exchange rates of GEL/USD and EUR and compare those with at the end of January (2015) with February 24. I started to save some chunk of money back in September 2014, since my "investments" was too small to buy some bonds, stocks or mutual funds, I decided to open a...
A time ago, in September 2014, I started to save some money, I was so eager to save money, that I even started a new category on my blog - 'Savings Reports'. 4 months from my first, and yet latest, Savings report have passed, back then in September I deposited a small amount of sum of 300 GEL, which back then equaled to $169.68 or...
Around 9 months ago I started Online Income Reports series, sharing  income I have made solely on internet, by using my blog and sometimes some other websites (I have built by myself). For now - there are two income sources that gives me some money - Google AdSense and affiliate marketing. With second making it's lions share (...
I was searching online some information about interest rates for savings accounts in European Union for the year of 2014. Basically I was doing this "research" because I found that in some member states interest rates for savings accounts are pathetically modest. I mean annual interest rate of 0.008 or even 0.005% seem very pathetic...