Investments

I write about my investor experience by investing in dividend-paying stocks, options trading, cryptocurrencies, peer-to-peer lending, stock IPO's and more. Currently on the road to save 1 million dollars by 2045.  Check out my freemium newsletter for investing with covered calls

 

High Risk / High Return Investment Opportunity in Batumi Real Estate

After spending a weekend in Batumi I decided to take a closer look at the booming, but somehow stagnating Batumi real estate market. At the start, I couldn't believe that there are real estate offers starting $750 per square meter. Now I…

Invest in Batumi Real Estate (Buying Black Frame Projects)

For years I've been against real estate investments, as I have never really understood them, or they have seemed out of the reach because of the high price attached. Instead, I prefer the stock market and bitcoin. Let's say I invest in…

Road to $6,000 in savings account by the end 2022

A few years ago I made a broader goal of achieving 1 million dollars in my savings account by the time before I will turn 60 in 2045.  The plan went well until the Pandemic hit my portfolio in March 2020, later that year I bought an…

How Attractive is German Commerzbank (FRA:DBK) to European Investors

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft is a major German bank operating as a universal bank, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main. In the 2019 financial year, the bank was the second largest in Germany by the total value of its balance sheet. The…

March 2022 Dividend Income Report - $154.58

Welcome to the fifty-ninth (#59) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from dividend-paying stocks in March 2022. Last month we spent both in Georgia and Latvia. We had a Spring break from QSI school in Tbilisi and we decided…

52 Week Money Saving Challenge Version 4.0. SEB Europe Equity Fund

About 4 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…

4 stocks to sell covered calls this April

On April 1st, 2022, to celebrate my 11 years in Georgia I closed most of my stock and options positions. I took a huge loss, but again I must admit, my biggest problem was overtrading -too many open naked positions. Something I want to…

Selling covered calls for income on Apple stock

At the end of October 2021, I launched the 52-week challenge of Buying Apple stock with the goal of buying 2 AAPL shares once a week. Fast forward to the end of March 2022 and I'm lagging behind my goal a lot.  Currently holding just 4…

Buying Amazon stock on margin (NASDAQ:AMZN) before stock split to sell covered calls

On March 17, 2022, I assisted in buying 1 share of AMZN stock for my fiancee. She paid USD 3,101.99 for 1 share. Our goal is to have 5 shares by June 6, 2022. My fiancee is having her birthday on June 10 and by that time I hope I will be…

Covered Call example with a dividend stock for a weekly income

Investing with covered calls is one of my most favorited income-generating strategies. Not always works as expected but at least the sleep at night is healthier than chasing after high yield or trading futures with margin. lol.  In today's…