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Dividend Stock Investment Plan 2020

Currently, we hold 17 stock, all but one are dividend-paying stocks. I have been building this dividend income stock portfolio since 2017. We have both monthly and quarterly paying stocks in the portfolio. As we are not thinking...

2019 in Review and Financial Goals for 2020

I'm 34 years old now and I have a goal to save one million dollars by the time I will turn 60. Just 26 years to go. I've been documenting my journey towards financial independence for the last three years already. In today's...

Net Worth $25,000 Reached

On April 2nd, 2019, my net worth for the first time reached $25,000 Milestone. It took me 2 years and 3 months since I originally started my million dollar journey, and I was 33 years old. Here is what I told/forecasted back when first...

Investment Goal #6 - Minimum $600 Purchase for US Stocks

Starting in 2019, I'm raising a little bit my investment goal for US stocks, from now on the minimum stock purchase will be $600 or more.  I have increased my spending goal for about $50, which might seem like a modest, but actually is...

Investment Goal #7 - Selling Puts to Own / Generate Income

If 2017 I spent learning a lot about crypto investments, starting a simple buy and hold, swing trading, lending on Poloniex.com and even built a custom Ethereum mining rig. 2018 was more about high yielding US stocks. Seems that for...

2018 in Review and Financial Goals for 2019

I'm 33 now and I have a goal to save one million dollars by the time I will turn 60. That's 27 years to go. I've been documenting my journey towards financial independence for the past two years already In today's article, I...

Investment Goal #5 - $100,000 by the end of 2021 in Savings Account (Stocks, Cryptocurrencies, Peer to Peer Lending)

This article has been in my blog drafts section since January 2018. With the New Year fast approaching, I took another look on it, and despite the goal sounds a bit scary to me now, I decided that January 1st, 2019 is a great day to...

Investment Goal #4 - Minimum $550 Purchase for US Stocks

Since May 2018, I have been acquiring US stocks, my average stock purchase price is about $500 and that's basically most I can afford. Still, I'm paying a commission $5 for each transaction, in general, I'm paying a 1% fee for each stock...

Latest US Stock Buy: CLM

On August 2, 2018, I bought 35 shares of Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund Inc. (CLM ) at $14.28 per share. With its monthly dividend of 0.2365 cents per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 19.87% and will pay me us $8.28 every...

52 Week Money Saving Challenge

I first heard about such challenge from SEB Latvia bank - How to save 1,400 euros per year? The recommendation is simple - to deposit in the first week one euro, in the second week - two, third week - three, etc. The amount...

Investment Goal #3 - Build up Starter Emergency Fund $1,000

Now this should probably be ranked as an Investment Goal #1, but as I already have goal one and goal two defined, I will keep this, probably, most valuable goal to build up a starter emergency fund as goal #3 As they say, you should have in...

2017 in Review and Financial Goals for 2018

I'm 32 now and I have a goal to save one million dollars by the time I will turn 60. That's 28 years to go. In today's article, I will review the past year and take a quick glimpse at the New Year.  For me, 2017 was a year...

Net Worth Reached $10,000

On October 13, 2017, my net worth for the first time reached $10,000 Milestone. It was just 10 months after I started my million dollar journey and I was 32 years old. To celebrate this little victory I've decided to wrap up a brief article for the...

How I Made $2,135.03 with Google AdSense in 8 years

Wow, it has been already 8 years, since I've been using Google AdSense to monetize online content. Amazing how fast time flies - It was at late night of September 4th, 2009, when I finally decided to give it a try for Google AdSense. You...

Road To Million Dollars in Saving Account

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...