Friday, May 3, 2019

Income & Expenses For April 2019: Saved $9,894.57, 99.24% of After-Tax Income

Since 2014, I have been tracking my monthly income and expenses. You can see a breakdown of every penny I earn and spend. For perspective, this budget is for a household of two in a small US city. By documenting my journey, I aim to demonstrate the feasibility of saving a significant portion of your income and provide some ideas and inspiration for your own budget.

Below are my income and expenses for April 2019. You can see all my monthly budgets here.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Net Worth Update April 2019: $1,561,487.92 (+$66,885.00, +3.96%)

Welcome to my monthly net worth update! Here is how my assets, liabilities, and net worth have changed over the past month:

Portfolio Update April 2019: Bought 18 Stocks and Sold 6 Stocks

The time has come for my monthly portfolio update. At the end of every month, I will update my portfolio and comment on any changes. I do that for accountability and also so you may glean some ideas on how I allocate my capital. You have the opportunity to learn from what I do well so you can do the same, as well as what I do poorly, so you will not have to repeat my mistakes.

Follow my real-time portfolio here. Below is a snapshot of my stocks and ETFs portfolio as of 4/30/19:

Options Update: April 2019

Welcome to my monthly options update!

Here, I shall write monthly options update articles to keep track of options trades in my portfolio. Each options update serves as a status report on the open options and the obligations I have. A running tally of all my options trades and income to date are found on the Options page.

Assigned Options

I got assigned one option this month, as expected:

Trade #34: Sold 1 AN put option strike 39 exp 4/18/19 for $349.51 income: stock closed at 37.83 at expiration, so I got assigned. Implied loss from assignment: $117. Net secured income: $232.51.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Income & Expenses For March 2019: Saved $14,711.44, 99.43% of after-tax income

Since 2014, I have been tracking my monthly income and expenses. You can see a breakdown of every penny I earn and spend. For perspective, this budget is for a household of two in a small US city. By documenting my journey, I aim to demonstrate the feasibility of saving a significant portion of your income and provide some ideas and inspiration for your own budget.

Below are my income and expenses for March 2019. You can see all my monthly budgets here.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Net Worth Update March 2019: $1,494,602.92 (+$24,213.15, +1.65%)

Welcome to my monthly net worth update! Here is how my assets, liabilities, and net worth have changed over the past month:

Portfolio Update March 2019

The time has come for my monthly portfolio update. At the end of every month, I will update my portfolio and comment on any changes. I do that for accountability and also so you may glean some ideas on how I allocate my capital. You have the opportunity to learn from what I do well so you can do the same, as well as what I do poorly, so you will not have to repeat my mistakes.

Follow my real-time portfolio here. Below is a snapshot of my stocks and ETFs portfolio as of 3/31/19: