6 Months of Airbnb

May 2016 marked my 6 month anniversary hosting on airbnb and at that milestone I had 28 bookings, hosted 39 guests and received 22 reviews. My experience started in the height of the winter travel season here and I was only able to book for three days in mid December initially although I got a lot

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End of year update 2015

The year 2015 was a great year. For me great years are defined by continued growth and I was able to achieve growth in both my personal and professional spaces. I participated in the Moneystepper Savings Channel for the year 2015 and although I didn’t increase my net worth as much as I aimed for,

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Dividend Update Q4 2015

Without to much introduction, this is my fourth quarter update of income received on my dividend growth portfolio. The dividend income shown is net of taxes and fees since as a foreign investor I am subject to withholding taxes on most dividend income. For the fourth quarter of 2015, I received a total of US$166.15

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My Airbnb Project

  In my what’s up post last month, I mentioned the dawn of my airbnb rental and I was open for business. Here are a bit more details on the project which I am using as an investment to generate income from additional sources.   How this all came about I have a small in

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Portfolio Update October 2015

Capital market investments is one leg of my long term financial strategy and I continue to track my investment allocation here to keep me accountable. I have been known in the past to be less than stellar in following through on allocations My target investment allocation is: US Equities: 30% International Equities: 30% Bonds/Fixed Income:

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What’s Up

It has been very quiet around my pace on the web lately. I have been reading quite a bit of blogs but have not been motivated to post. Since I have not been writing, I have completed remodeling my annex apartment and now have it listed as a vacation rental on Air BNB. That took

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Portfolio Update September 2015

Capital market investments is one leg of my long term financial strategy and I continue to track my investment allocation here to keep me accountable. I have been known in the past to be less than stellar in following through on allocations My target investment allocation is: US Equities: 30% International Equities: 30% Bonds/Fixed Income:

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Dividend Update Q3 2015

I am reporting my third quarter dividend income a bit before the close of the month since I have collected all the income for the quarter on my dividend growth investments. The dividend income shown is net of taxes and fees since as a foreign investor I am subject to withholding taxes on most dividend

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Portfolio Update August 2015

Capital market investments is one leg of my long term financial strategy and I continue to track my investment allocation here to keep me accountable. I have been known in the past to be less than stellar in following through on allocations My target investment allocation is: US Equities: 30% International Equities: 30% Bonds/Fixed Income:

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Portfolio Update July 2015

Capital market investments is one leg of my long term financial strategy and I continue to track my investment allocation here to keep me accountable. I have been known in the past to be less than stellar in following through on allocations My target investment allocation is: US Equities: 30% International Equities: 30% Bonds/Fixed Income:

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