I have always wanted to try and learn options ,been reading about them and was willing to try ,Finally i bought 100 shares of SPCE on Feb 20th for 38.05/share. On the same day i sold an covered call for $3.4/contract to sell 100 shares at $58 with an expiration date of 2/28.
Initially i wanted to try with discover shares in my IRA account in TD ameritrade but was denied .
Now this a speculative buy ,that i have been doing since last month ,I bought and sold TSLA,SHOP etc.
Now since the Market has tanked since i wrote the call i Kept the money $340 as the trading price didn’t even cross $40 ,but my investment is in loss since then.Yes I recovered little bit by writing the call.
I have been trying to see if i could do T or Another SPCE call in future.
This month i put in new capital to work in Fundrise. I added another $500 to my existing capital.This is the third time adding capital ,first time since 2016 .My dividends are also being reinvested .Thinking of doing $500 quarterly investment in fundrise or semi annually .
For Q4 i received 35.54 Dividends which are reinvested as follows.Compared to 2018 Q4 this is $3 less in dividends.
Since i started investment in fundrise in 2016 ,so far received $490 in dividends and $311 in appreciation.
Any one else investing in fundrise or crowd street or similar platforms.
New Year started and the market isnt slowing ,I was waiting to invest in my roth IRA account .
I added 5 shares of GD at 178.18 on Jan2nd .I am was waiting to add GD and this will add another $20 to my dividends and i will receive my first dividend payment in Feb .The ex dividend date is jan16th ,so there is a chance i may add another 5 or wait.
I averaged down GILD by adding 2 more shares if GILD at 64.61,this brings my average to 69.23 and this will add another $5 to my account.
So with 1K invested i will add another $25 dividends to my account.
As you see this is not a regular buy of stock or ETF. It a limited edition silver coin that was offered on 11/14 at 11 am CST by the US Mint and it was sold out in less than 20 minutes. It was lucky for me to get one of the 30000 coins.
This was my first ever coin purchase from mint on the release date.Previously i bought coins from Ebay APMEX store. The reason i got was out of curiosity and see if i could get one with such huge rush . After some troubles with getting the order and website crashing and refreshes i was able to order 1 and it was confirmed . Eagerly waiting for the coin to see if it worth the hype. Mean while the coin prices are going crazy on ebay like this or this one ,prices are fluctuating between 400 to all the way 2000.
Will decide once i get the coin to either keep it or sell it.Does any of the DGI members collect coins ?.
One of the things for me is to try new things/Gadgets/services and when there is an enticing offer available then i will almost try it.
Since i have Amex card ,there was amex offer of spend $100 or more on Shipt and
get $50 back,its almost 50% off groceries. I had this on 2 other cards .
Now coming to the Shipt they are Grocery delivery service and currently they are deliver from few stores only one of them is Target and the other is Kroger at least in my Zip Code.
As with any delivery service they have membership fees of $99 for Year or they Have monthly membership. When i signed up there was 2 week free trial and it was good.
Now coming to prices we observed on some of them like Milk,it was almost same price as store price and few others like diapers,eggs etc were price little above. You cant use any coupons or anything on the order.But Other Thing is there are some offers like spend $30 on certain items and get $10 credit for next purchase.
Ordering is simple you need to have a total of $35 for free delivery even with Membership. You get to pick the hours and from the 3 or so orders i did i had groceries delivered almost in 2 hours.
This will work better for people who want to have groceries delivered almost immediately.As for me i like to shop and use coupons to save dollars,so i may not use it Much.
After signing for house construction in April 2017 and it was finally closed on 2/26.It was supposed to be closed earlier last week, but it was delayed as I didn’t receive my final CD.
This is the first house we bought.We are Excited and Nervous as hell .
We did a simple housewarming afterwards.
This was reason why I was not aggressive in investing in stocks.I was holding it for down payment.Still few things pending like move utilities and getting communications to house.
Its little late,but i want to set my Goals for 2018.
These are not just financial goals.I am including Some other Development Goals.
One of My top Priority is Getting in Shape.As part of this i am including physical Goals.
GYM: 120 workouts
Last year in November as part of Groupon deal i started going to Gym,I did 12 Workouts in 2 months.This Year i am planning to get to 10 Workouts a Month.
My Fitbit Average for last year is 5.8K steps a day,would like to Bump it up to 9K steps a day.
Investment : Maxout Both 401k and Roth IRA.
Last year i was able to max out Roth IRA,but came up short on 401K due to Calculation issues. It will be interesting this year ,as i will be closing my house next month Hopefully.Still trying to MaxOut.
Courses: Finish a Course from open course or coursera. I will be picking up the course soon .I would like to invest in myself and maybe if posisbl
Dividends : I am setting up a Goal of 9K Dividends in All my accounts.Starting from this year i will include my Retirement Accounts Also.If i include all Accounts in 2017 i was at 7.3K in dividends.
Website Views: In 2017 i was able to attract close 5K total Views.Maybe we will double it this year.