Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Investing Milestone

My FI portfolio has now passed the $50k mark and my total brokerage accounts including my Roth IRA passed the $60k mark.  It's nice to know that with consistent contribution I can build up my portfolio and increase my net worth and my dividends receivable.

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  1. Congratulations!

    The effects of patience and persistence are powerful indeed.

    Best wishes!

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    1. DM,

      Thanks! That's a true statement right there. Unfortunately with the pullback today I'm now under $60k for the 2 brokerage accounts, but it did let me pick up some more shares for one of my positions today. I'll have a write up for it tomorrow.

      Thanks for stopping by!

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  2. Congrats! You've been making tremendous progress, so it's nice to see you knocking off some of these milestones. I'm sure you'll be reaching some new ones in no time.

    Looking forward to seeing what you bought. Today, the entire store was on sale!

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    1. If I had more capital I would have made a lot more buys today. I'm glad to be able to cross off some milestones along the way. I can't wait til my next paycheck so I can start transferring it to my brokerage account.

      Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. Congrats on the milestone! Do you find that with the increase in the market that when there are down days you get more emotional about it? I know I do! lol

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    1. I've actually found that I get excited when the market starts taking shedding points because I can usually find some stocks that I was wanting to buy that are now in my price range. But after multiple days in a row then I start to question whether I should have bought at all. I'm still kicking myself for not getting in in early 2009, of course I was out of work at the time but that was truly like shooting fish in a barrel.

      I know as the portfolio value increases, it gets harder to stomach the red on the down days, so I just try and avoid looking at that when i check my brokerage and look for bargains or go do something else.

      Thanks for stopping by!

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