Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for April 2022

April was a really tough month. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ were down for the month of April. Records were not broken this month like last month. Well, maybe I broke record in how far my account balances dropped…. Expenses were up, account values down and income was down for the month when comparedContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for April 2022”

Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for March 2022

The beginning of the month saw the stock markets trending down just like January and February. In the last couple of weeks in March the stock markets rallied back to finish in the green. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ finished the month in the green. This was a really good month for my accountsContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for March 2022”

Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for January 2022

The markets trended down for most of the month of January before a slight up tick at the end of the month. Despite the up tick at the end of the month, it was still a down month for the S&P 500 and NASDAQ. This caused my accounts to be down this month. Even withContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for January 2022”

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

November started out strong with my accounts rising in value but took a hit on Black Friday when the markets dropped. On the the following Monday, the markets and my accounts rebounded only to drop back down on the last day of the month. Even though my accounts lost some value it was still aContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for November 2021”

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

October has been an interesting month. I was involved in a car accident a little over week ago. I walked away a little sore, but otherwise physically okay. My car did not manage as well as I did. I am still waiting on the insurance company to determine if the car is fixable or aContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for October 2021”

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”

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”

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”