Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/24/22

The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ Composite rallied this week to finish in the green. Whether this rally in the stock market continues or the stock market drops back down remains to be seen. While the stock market rallied I did little in my accounts this week. My lack of activity was not really byContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/24/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/17/22

The stock market continued to go down again this week. The S&P 500 and NASDAQ are both in bear market territory with Dow Jones closing in on entering a bear market. There is a lot of uncertainty in the stock market. One thing I know for certain is that I will continue to buy regardlessContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/17/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/10/22

The stock market finished down again this week. The drop in the stock market was largely because the CPI report on inflation came in higher than expected. Because of the higher than expected inflation, it is likely that the Fed will raise interest rates even higher than anticipated which seemed to scare investors on Friday.Continue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/10/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 6/3/22

After an up week the previous week, this week was a down week for my accounts. This week saw a decent amount of dividends received. Also, I made buys in each my brokerage accounts including adding a couple of new positions. The options trading was not very active this week. Let’s check out the detailsContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 6/3/22”

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

The S&P 500, NASDAQ 100 and Dow 30 all finished the month May in the red. While the stock market was down in May, my accounts posted gains. Unfortunately, spending was up again in May for the second straight month. Let’s check out the details for the month of May 2022. Spending/Savings This month spendingContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for May 2022”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 5/27/22

After trending down for several weeks, the stock market rebounded this week. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ finished the week up over 6%. While it was nice to see my account values grow this week especially after falling for weeks, I have been enjoying buying stocks at a discount. With that said, let’s checkContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 5/27/22”

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 7/9/21

The stock market was like a roller coaster ride this week. It took a dip on Thursday only to shoot back up on Friday. Let’s take a look at how my accounts did this week. Dividends The following dividends were received in the Traditional IRA this week: Altria Group Inc. (MO) – $88.09 DT MidstreamContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 7/9/21”

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

Another month has gone by which means I am one more month closer to financial freedom. This month saw some challenges but finished as a positive month. I continue to work my plan and it is bearing fruit. Let’s take a look at my progress this month. Spending/Savings Spending was up this month. The mainContinue reading “June 2021 Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing”

Weekly Investing Review 3/13/21

This week was a relatively slow week for investing activities. The dividends received were really good this week. Let’s check out how things went this week. Dividends No dividends were received in the Roth IRA this week. The following dividends were received in the Traditional IRA this week: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) $23.39 Hanesbrands (HBI)Continue reading “Weekly Investing Review 3/13/21”