Before going to the charts, a note on October’s earnings.  Readers will notice that there are no results for certain income streams, like the investments in Betterment.  There are two reasons for this: 1) some activities, like trades, were not performed in October, and 2) some income sources, like the Betterment account, report on a quarterly basis and so are not included in monthly reports for months which are not quarter ends. Passive Income While the actual passive income is higher than reported here (because some income is reported quarterly), October 2017 saw a total calculated income of $166.15.  Unlike with September 2017, this month saw no equity price appreciation reports so the total reported number of sources is lowerRead More →

I just signed up for the waitlist for “Acorns Later” and IRA from Acorns. I already contribute to two IRA’s, one from Betterment and one from Aspiration, but I want to see what Acorns will offer. My equity stake in Acorns has done nicely for me, so I trust that their IRA will do the same.  I also like that their minimum initial investment is $5.00, which opens the advantages of IRA investing to a wide audience. If you’re interested in n Acorns Later IRA, just join the waitlist! Below is more information from Acorns’ FAQ: What is Acorns Later? Acorns Later is the first retirement account designed for the up-and-coming. It will let you automatically invest a percentage ofRead More →

Announcements Firstly, welcome to the new reports format.  Now, instead of posting when earnings are made, we’re posting a monthly summary of earnings.  We hope this makes the reading experience more informative, convenient and most of all, enjoyable for our readers. Secondly, please welcome our new contributor, Steve the Driver.  Steve is a GPT driver in a medium US city.  In order to keep with the spirit of this project, we’re only counting earnings from up to two hours of his work per day – what we estimate would be the max free time a normal person would be able to regularly devote to a side-gig while not taking on a second job. At this point, money earned by SteveRead More →