STORE Capital Going Private: What am I going to do?

Last week it was announced that STORE Capital Corp. (STOR) is going private. GIC and Oak Street offered to buy STOR for about $14 billion. As part of the proposed buyout, shareholders of STOR will receive $32.25 per share. As of now, STOR is in a “go shop” period in which it can consider alternativeContinue reading “STORE Capital Going Private: What am I going to do?”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/26/22

This past week was another down week in the stock market. The S&P 500 and NASDAQ were trading down a little bit during the week but really dropped on Friday after the Fed Chairman Jerome Powell spoke. As for me, it was a very busy week at work with a lot of overtime. A lotContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/26/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/20/22

After some up weeks in the stock market, the stock market was down this week. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ were down this week. As usual, I continue to follow my plan regardless what the market is doing. Let’s check out my weekly update on dividends, investing and options trading. Dividends This week IContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/20/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/12/22

This week was another green week for the stock market with the S&P 500 and NASDAQ both up around 3%. While it is nice to see my account values go up, it can be a little tougher to find stocks that are undervalued as the stock market continues to rise. Let’s check out my weeklyContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/12/22”

I Sold My Disney (DIS) Stock

Disney (DIS) was one of the first stocks that I bought when I started investing in March/April 2020 so this was not an easy decision to sell out of my position. At the time I originally bought Disney I did not have a defined plan. As I developed my plan over time, it became apparentContinue reading “I Sold My Disney (DIS) Stock”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/29/22

The stock market stumbled a little bit at the start of the week going down slightly the first couple of days. Then, on Wednesday, the stock market took off and both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ finished the week up over 4%. I am still not sure if this is a bear market rally orContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/29/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/15/22

After an up week last week the stock market finished the week down. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ finished down this week. Despite the down week in the stock market my accounts were up this week. The main reason my accounts finished up was because of the contributions I made. Let’s check out theContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/15/22”

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

June was not a good month for the stock market as the S&P 500 and NASDAQ were down significantly this month. In fact, this year has not been a good year for the stock market. Apparently, this is the worst first half of the year for the stock market in over 50 years. Despite theContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for June 2022”

Financial Tales from the Factory Floor #2

This tale is about debt. Debt can be a very useful too when used correctly. Unfortunately, many do not use debt as tool but as a way to fund their lifestyle. Through out the years, I have seen many factory workers, including myself, misuse debt. In this post, I will discuss some of the waysContinue reading “Financial Tales from the Factory Floor #2”