This month the trade volume on /r/giftcardexchange has lessened considerably.  The weather has been warm, I’ve visited various and sundry places and generally kept a busy schedule – all things which conspired to lessen my availability for trading. Still, while the monetary value of the return on my trades in July was low at $15.50, my average return was happily high at ~40.78%! For comparison’s sake, during the same time period the S&P 500 returned 1.93% – a relatively fair metric for “at-a-glance” comparisons. As usual I’m investing the equal of the monetary value of the trades in one of our portfolios: Acorns (internal link), Aspiration (external link), Betterment (internal link), or Prosper (internal link).Read More →