Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/10/2021

The S&P 500 and NASDAQ were both down for the week. All of my accounts were also down this week. How did I handle this volatility in the market? Did I panic and sell out of some of my positions? Did I go on a buying spree because a lot of stocks were on sale?Continue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/10/2021”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/3/2021

Another up week for the S&P 500 and NASDAQ resulted in another up week for my accounts as well. This week was a little more active in the accounts. Dividends were up. Options premium was up. I made a few buys and actually sold out of a position this week. Let’s check out the detailsContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/3/2021”

August 2021 Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing

August has flown by and the summer is almost over. It has been a hot month here. My finances have been hot too! It was a great month for dividends and the options trading was pretty good as well. The accounts continue to grow and my debt continues to down. Let’s check out how myContinue reading “August 2021 Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing”

Why I Invest in SCHD

For those who have been following along on my journey it should come as no surprise that I like investing for dividends. Receiving dividend payments motivates me to invest more. There is just something about receiving money for doing nothing. Then I reinvest the dividends and see the amount of shares I own grow. ByContinue reading “Why I Invest in SCHD”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 8/27/2021

It was a good week for the stock market. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ were up this week. It was a good week for my accounts too. I was not very active investing this week. It was a slow week for dividends. I also did not do a lot of buying/selling or options trading.Continue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 8/27/2021”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 8/20/2021

The stock market had a rough week. The S&P 500 was down by almost 2% on Thursday then rallied back on Friday but still finished down for the week. The NASDAQ had even a rougher week being down over 2% on Thursday then rallying on Friday but still finishing the week down. Most of myContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 8/20/2021”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 8/13/21

Another week has flown by. The S&P 500 had a good week finishing on a positive note. The NASDAQ didn’t fair as well. It was flat to down this week. My accounts did well this week, at least for the most part. Let’s check out the details below! Dividends The following dividends were received inContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 8/13/21”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 8/6/2021

The markets seen a bit of a dip early this week but rallied back strong to finish the week up over the previous week. My accounts pretty much followed along and finished the up too. Let’s check out the details below! Dividends This week I received the following dividends in the Traditional IRA: Verizon (VZ)Continue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 8/6/2021”

July 2021 Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing

Another month has already gone by so that means that it is time for another update. Progress has been going great. I achieved a milestone this month in regards to my net worth. Let’s check out how the month went! Spending/Savings Spending this month was kept in check and was within the budget. The savingsContinue reading “July 2021 Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 7/30/2021

The S&P 500, Dow 30 and NASDAQ were all down this week. Many Chinese stocks also continued on a downward trend this week. Is time to panic? No, I will continue to invest as planned. Is the stock market going to crash? Yes, eventually, but I have no idea when. I will just stick toContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 7/30/2021”