I write about my investor experience by investing in dividend-paying stocks, options trading, cryptocurrencies, peer-to-peer lending, stock IPO's and more. Currently on the road to save 1 million dollars by 2045.  Check out my freemium newsletter for investing with covered calls


GDP Per Capita In Former Soviet Union Countries 2019


It has been a while since I last time compared the economic output of the former Soviet Union states. Last time I did, I had data for 2013, see: GDP Per Capita In Former Soviet…

Minimum Wages in European Union 2021


In 2021 there were 21 out of 27 European Union member states with an official minimum wage set by the government. Turns out this is already the eighth (#8) article about minimum…

Average Monthly Salary in European Union 2020


In 2020 three were 27 member states in the European Union (EU), 19 of the 27 EU member states have adopted the euro (€) as their common currency. In this article, I've compared …

Minimum Wages in European Union 2020


In 2020 there were 21 out of 27 European Union member states with an official minimum wage set by the government. In this article I've listed them all, also this is the first…

Minimum Wages in Baltic States 2020


It has been a great decade for all three Baltic states, and increasing minimum wages is just one good example of showing that. From humble EUR 238 in 2010 to still modest EUR 607… Review 2020 (36 Month of Investing in Peer to Peer Lending)


I've been investing in the peer to peer lending marketplace since the beginning of 2017, or it has been already 36 months or three years since I've been exposing my…

Income Goal For Dividends and Option Trading Q1 2020 ($1,200/mo)


I have a goal to make at least $1,200 per month for the next 3 months of the year in dividend income + selling options. Every quarter I create a brief income plan/goal laying out…

Dividend Stock Investment Plan 2020


Currently, we hold 17 stock, all but one are dividend-paying stocks. I have been building this dividend income stock portfolio since 2017. We have both monthly and quarterly…

December 2019 Dividend Income Report - $235.94


Welcome to the thirty-second (#32) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from dividend-paying stocks and peer to peer lending in December 2019. Last December we…

2019 in Review and Financial Goals for 2020


I'm 34 years old now and I have a goal to save one million dollars by the time I will turn 60. Just 26 years to go. I've been documenting my journey towards financial independence…