Category Archive: Investing

Why I Am Getting Out Of Lending Club Investing

What started out as an interesting and exciting new investment path has turned down a dark road. If you don’t know, Lending Club was the first of the peer-to-peer lending Fintech businesses. Linking those with money to those wanting to borrow, bypassing the big banks in the process. For the past 6 months I have …

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Own Gold? Now Is The Time To Swap It Out For Silver – Here’s Why

Silver is shining a big and bright buy signal. Heck, most of the commodity market is as well. But I am partial to the shiny stuff. I mean, have you ever held a gold or silver ounce in your hand? It just feels like wealth. What I really like is that I can go down …

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As You Become Financially Stable, Is Gold a Viable Investment to Add to Your Portfolio?

As You Become Financially Stable, Is Gold a Viable Investment to Add to Your Portfolio? Being financially stable means that you have an adequate amount of resources to support yourself even during difficult times. Investors try their best to become financially stable by diversifying their portfolio, which means holding different investments in the form of …

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Dividend Income Extravaganza – October & November 2017

  Hello and welcome to the Doubling Dollars dividend income extravaganza for October & November 2017!   Sorry I have been so quiet lately! I headed over to Lisbon, Portugal for Steemfest2. It was an absolutely amazing time! Steemfest is the annual convention for the website Steemit.com, where I have made thousands of dollars worth …

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Dividend Income Extravaganza – September 2017

Hello and welcome to the Doubling Dollars dividend income extravaganza for September 2017! This month I was mainly paid by 7 corporations, but there were 29 more payers in my Motif account. This is the third month I have tracked my dividends, so let’s do a quick precap of my dividend income for the previous two months. …

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3 Reasons I Love Rental Properties For Passive Income

There are so many reasons to love real estate rental properties as an investment.   However, here are three reasons I love it specifically as a passive income investment #1 – Leverage The Rental Property Mortgage When we use financing to acquire a property, we are essentially controlling an asset that is worth five times …

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New Side-Hustle: Seeking Alpha!

Another Side-Hustle in my Pocket! If you have followed me for some time then you know I am always looking for new ways to make money by side-hustles. Whether it is by thrifting and reselling. Travel hacking a road trip. Earning thousands of dollars worth of cryptocurrency writing on Steemit.com. Or building a stock portfolio …

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My First Ever Dividend Income Extravaganza!

Welcome to the first ever edition of Doubling Dollar’s Dividend Income Extravaganza! Send the kids away, break out the champagne, and get ready to celebrate! It’s dividend time! I mean, who doesn’t like getting paid for zero effort? I am sure someone out there doesn’t, but it isn’t this guy. (picture two thumbs pointing towards …

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2017 Robinhood Stock Trading Review – Get a Free Stock for Signing Up Here!

I have reviewed the Robinhood stock trading app for 2017 and find myself loving the 100% FREE trades! When it comes to stock market investing there are many brokerages to trade with. Often the commission cost is the deciding factor and here is where Robinhood shines with ZERO costs to buy or sell stocks. Robinhood …

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2nd Quarter 2017 Net Worth Update! [+$18,513] WOW!

My net worth passed a huge milestone! I became a fifth of a millionaire! Passing financial net worth milestones are a real good psychological boost if nothing else. Also, it means I’m coming for you, Warren Buffett! Haha! (This post contains affiliate links – they help pay the bills around here.)   Sorry for the …

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