DGI Adventure – 12-19-16 – Day of Reckoning – ROTH Competition Update

Once per quarter Mrs. Wizard and I check in on our ROTH accounts and compare them on three metrics: 1. Total Account Value 2. Total Quarterly Return 3. Total Return Whoever wins two out of three metrics wins the quarter. The loser has to clean the fish tank for the next three months. I started… Read More DGI Adventure – 12-19-16 – Day of Reckoning – ROTH Competition Update

DGI Adventure 10-28-16 Limit Order Executed – Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) – $81.00/share

Earlier in the month I talked about the first batch of VNQ shares I bought, and I mentioned again that I had another limit order waiting at $81. I guess everybody remembered that the FOMC is probably going to raise rates in December? IDK…it was kind of weird. Bond yield shot up, the dollar rose,… Read More DGI Adventure 10-28-16 Limit Order Executed – Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) – $81.00/share

DGI Adventure 09-19-16 – Day of Reckoning – ROTH Competition Update

Once per quarter Mrs. Wizard and I check in on our ROTH accounts and compare them on three metrics: Total Account Value Total Quarterly Return Total Return Whoever wins two out of three metrics wins the quarter. The loser has to clean the fish tank for the next three months. I started out $1,650 behind… Read More DGI Adventure 09-19-16 – Day of Reckoning – ROTH Competition Update

DGI Adventure 08-31-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Schwab US Broad Market ETF (SCHB) – $52.00 strike – September 16 Expiration

Back on Brexit day when everything went ape shit, I managed to sell a sweet put option on this index fund. It had a very good annualized return for an index fund option, and even a fair bit of downside protection. That level of volatility hasn’t been back since. I was hoping it would come… Read More DGI Adventure 08-31-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Schwab US Broad Market ETF (SCHB) – $52.00 strike – September 16 Expiration