Monthly update: February

For the second month of 2018 I struggled a lot.. There have been a lot of dips and I did not have enough money to get more invested. It was frustrating but in a sense it was also great to get both my legs back onto the ground and not put all my savings into the stock market.

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Why (D)ividend (G)rowth (I)nvesting?

Why (D)ividend (G)rowth (I)nvesting?

First of all, maybe I should explain what DGI is. It basicly means that you’re buying into a company instead of just buying a certificate that fluctuates in price. Looking for companies that pay a dividend is obviously part one, but looking at their dividend history is where it gets really exciting! Continue reading…

Apple: My latest addition

Friday february the 2nd I decided I would put my last cash in Apple. Their earnings had been good in my eyes, yet the market put Apple 3% lower. So at a price of $163 I jumped in ($164,73 incl transaction fees) with 8 shares.

Now why would I buy them at this point?

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2017: The final numbers. 2018: The goals.

I gave investing a little go before 2017, it was through my bank ING, this was not perfect as half of the stocks I knew were not available through them. So at 10 january 2017 I opened my current account at BinckBank brokers and except for january itself, 2017 was my first full year of investing. Here is how it went: Continue reading…