Stock Portfolio Updates


So, just when everybody thought they knew what was going to happen next, the markets in turn said, “Just kidding… Haha, I sure fooled you, didn’t I?

As ALWAYS, the retail investor can only be found [click to continue…]


And just like that, the stock market is off to its worst start… EVER… When 2015 ended, things didn’t appear “great”, but sentiment was more or less still pretty bullish (as far as I could tell).

As I observe all the carnage that has already taken place in just the last 6 trading sessions, I’m reminded how quickly the tide can [click to continue…]



I’ve made a few new transactions over these past few months, so I thought I would give readers an update on the overall status of my portfolio.

For starters, I’m still holding majority cash, as I continue to make a conscious effort to boost up the reserves as much as I possibly can on any given month. In my mind, I still believe that [click to continue…]



From the inception of this blog up until now, my primary focus has been on reaching early financial independence. When I first started out on the journey, I thought it would be an ambitious goal to get to the top of the early FI mountain by age 37.5, so I set that as my [click to continue…]


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It’s been about 1 full year since Alibaba (BABA) went public, delivering the largest initial public offer (IPO) in history. At the time, there was a lot of hoopla and fanfare, especially in the mainstream media. I didn’t know much about the stock but all I kept hearing was that this company was the next [click to continue…]


I made a move a few weeks back to pick up some shares of Union Pacific (UNP) and Norfolk Southern (NSC). My timing couldn’t have been much worse… Although I tried to purchase the stocks during a pullback, I was indeed making the [click to continue…]



There’s an old saying — “Sell in May and go away…” As a Buy and Hold investor, I’m not one to really follow that type of advice, but I ended up going down that route (essentially) this year…

It was never by design, but as I alluded to in previous posts, my rationale for selling out of most of my stock positions was to build up a more robust [click to continue…]


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There are many ways to make money investing. When it comes to investing in the stock market, one of the most popular and attractive strategies to utilize is the Buy and Hold approach. For those on the journey to early financial independence, passive [click to continue…]


What I did this morning is not going to be a popular move, but since I went ahead and did it, I’m going to have to come clean and report it to everyone — I committed [click to continue…]



In general, when it comes to investing, I like to approach it with the mentality that I am Buying and Holding an asset indefinitely. Over the last four years, I’ve been in Rapid Asset Accumulation Phase, and after completing a few cash out refis earlier this year, you could say that I went straight back to that mode of operation — BUY BUY BUY… more assets!

But lately, I’m finding out that my mentality is starting to [click to continue…]


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