Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for September 2021

September was a rough month in the stock market. The S&P 500 was down around 4.8% for the month. The NASDAQ index was down about 5.4% for the month also. I guess it should be no surprise that my investment accounts were down for the month. Even though my accounts were down, my projected annualContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for September 2021”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for the Week Ending 9/24/2021

September has been a rocky month for the stock market. The S&P 500 and NASDAQ started the week by dropping down into the red. By the end of the week, both were able to make into the green, though the NASDAQ barely made it into the green. My accounts did not manage as well thisContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for the Week Ending 9/24/2021”

Changing My Investing Strategy

The longer I invest the more I learn and grow as an investor. Learning comes in many forms for me. Some is from reading articles and books. Some is from watching videos. Some is from making mistakes. A little bit of each went into the decision to make some changes in my investing strategy. Let’sContinue reading “Changing My Investing Strategy”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/17/2021

The S&P 500 and NASDAQ were a little bit of a roller coaster ride this week, going up then down then back up before finishing the week down. Even though it was a down week in the markets there was some good news, dividend raises for several companies that I own in my portfolio, includingContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/17/2021”

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”

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”