I was reading my local newspaper this weekend and the headline was about a 10% hike in the water rates this year. Which made my brain cell stop and think, “Say what? Isn’t inflation under 2%“? In turn that made me question if the standard inflation numbers are even important to begin with. I decided that they aren’t – here’s why.
I bought more of an existing stock this month; ironically because I was considering to sell out of another. Click on to see the why and what of my stock purchase…
This is my wet worth update and spending summary for April – this post follows on from my April income fund update. April was another strong month, helped by the market as my income was back to its normal levels.
Market drops towards the end of the month led to pretty flat results at the end of April. The S&P 500 was up only 5.6 points to 2065.3. How did my Income Fund do in comparison?
Last Friday I made a semi-spontaneous decision and traded in my Chevy Volt for a new car! Although I could justify it, this wasn’t an entirely rational decision on a financial basis but sometimes it’s just better to follow your heart more than your mind.