Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Recent Buy -- SO

Today I initiated a position in SO.

  • SO:  100 shares @ $44.11 --- Yield 5.26%

Total capital invested is $4417.69 and will add $232.00 to my yearly dividends.

Forward dividends are $1367.


Saturday, January 13, 2018

January 2018 Net Worth

All figures are generated from 

December was certainly an interesting month. Christmas always seems to put a strain on the finances and this year was no different. My on again off again girl friend (who is also a really good friend regardless of our relationship) had some health expenses related to cancer. 

Yeah I know, logically I should not have stepped into helping her with the expenses, but I care about her a lot and she's always been a good person and helped me out when times have been difficult. I reasoned that sometimes you have to help friends/family out even when you know the money will never be capable of being returned.

Also having lost my step dad to colon cancer complications and having seen my mom have a cancerous mass removed from her stomach within the last year probably influenced the decision.

In the interest of full disclosure, the expense was $6,000. Anyone who knows me understands that this is entirely against my normal behavior. Maybe I am making up for a lot of the shit I've done in the past. A karma situation perhaps lol

Anyway, I had another rough income month at work and am fortunate to realise the roughly $3k gain I had. I'm super glad to have it and it took my 401k surging big time in the last couple of weeks to make a month over month gain.
I know eventually the market will drop and these monthly gains will go away, until then it's nice seeing the upward trajectory!


Checking --- $8,698
Savings/Investments --- $375,631
Lending Club --- $6,501
HSA --- $2,555
IRA --- $9,945
401K --- $358,044
2014 Jeep Wrangler --- $23,743
House --- $131,999



Net Worth


YTD Totals


Jan 2018 --- $917,116


May 2017 --- $835,009
July 2017 --- $851,904 

Aug 2017 --- $860,072
Sept 2017 --- $869,374

Oct 2017 --- $887,033
Nov 2017 --- $897,145

Dec 2017 --- $914,266

There is no down time when building a path that doesn't lead back to ZERO