Two items before we begin: Thank you for all of the kind words concerning my dad's situation. He has since had another surgery and will be moved to a hospital that focuses on rehabilitation very soon. He's still on a ventilator and the road to recovery will be a long and arduous one. He may never be the same. But the fact that he's alive with normal brain function is a … [Read more...] about Performance Update (Day 2677): Tech On A Tear!
My main goal* was to build an investment and cash portfolio of $1,120,000* ($1,000,000 to retire on and $120,000 to pay off the house) in 1500 days**, starting from 1/1/2013 and ending in February of 2017. I made my goal in 2016, my 1500 Days are over, and I’ve left my job. In the interest of openness, I’ll continue to share my numbers. 2020 … [Read more...] about January Performance Update (+$83,582): Tesla Tantrum!
I usually don't write about stocks because stock picking is a horrible idea for most. Those who can successfully beat the indices over the long-term (10+ years) are very rare and of those who are successful, how much of it is due to luck? Most just don't have the time to do the research and more importantly, possess the temperament to make the right decisions under duress or … [Read more...] about My Thoughts On Tesla
My main goal is to build a portfolio of $1,000,000 in 1500 days, starting from 1/1/2013. Every month, I provide an update on my status. My goal for 2013 was to get my portfolio up to $672,750, from a starting point of $586,043. I accomplished this in June and then raised my goal to $727,750 to account for the money I made selling our last home that I plowed back into the … [Read more...] about Performance Update 8 of 50: August Appreciation