Hello and welcome to yet another side hustling, blogging & investing report
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Monthly incomes & values: May 2021
|Bondora||-||Exited with a loss of 65,57€|
|Loss from defaults||-0€|
|Mintos||14,34€||2125.35€ (withdrawn 4075,01€)|
|Omaraha||85,62€||5989,59€ (withdrawn 1350,26€)|
|Twino #2L||0,00€||0€ (withdrawn 1186,73€)|
|Twino #1M||0,00€||0€ (withdrawn 1109,19€)|
|UpSteam syndicate 1||425€|
|UpSteam syndicate 2||643,89€|
|La Muu syndicate||431,6€|
|Ampler Bikes 3 syndicate||3288,6€|
|Loss from defaults||-26,93€|
Total amount of passive income in May 2021: 188.9€!
Other incomes/side hustles:
|Referral program (blog)||42,64€|
|Other side hustles & niche sites||22,59€|
And that’s how I earned 621.62€ side hustling, blogging & investing in May.
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Let’s dive deeper into the numbers
My total passive income from investments since May 2019 to May 2021:
My Mintos portfolio is now at 2125,35€ and in May it generated me 14,34€ of interests.
My Estateguru accounts interests income: 0,51€.
Crowdestate income was 0€.
In June 2018, I decided to exit from Bondora. A year has gone by and I don’t even miss Bondora! It was the first platform I started investing in with just 10.1€ being the first deposit. Crazy right? It has served me well, even though I made lots of rookie mistakes, I am exiting with positive vibes. Farewell Bondora!
Exited from Bondora with a loss of 65,57€!
I do not recommend investing at Bondora, but if you still want to, be sure to read my Bondora review first!
Total profit from Omaraha accounts were 65,5€.
As mentioned in the 2019 December portfolio update. The EXIT from TWINO has been succesfull!
I have exited from TWINO with my 2 company accounts, which both had a total of 1000 euros invested over 3 years.
Company L account started investing at Twino on 23rd January 2017 and had a successfull exit at 8th December 2019.
L account exited with a total profit of 186,73€.
Company M account started investing at Twino on 17th January 2018 and had a successfulll exit at 8th December 2019.
M account total profit 109,19€.
My private account is still generating interest, which was 1,3€ in May.
Received my first dividends from the Kadrioru Pllaza unit, 0.16€.
Just as exciting as before, the business to peers loan have been going well and the interests keep on coming!
As we all know, Kuetzal announced it’s shutting down on January 12th 2020. But just few days later on January 16th 2020, Envestio sent out a press release about “Envestio reacts to Kuetzal panic”. And as we again all already know, all of that was just BS. Envestio is also down and a scam just like Kuetzal was.
Is Envestio a scam? – Will another P2P platform bite the dust? – https://financefreedom.eu/is-envestio-a-scam-another-one-bites-the-dust/
My Envestio “interest income” in euros
As most or maybe even all of the projects at Envestio might’ve been fake, I don’t think that it’s wise for me to even consider “interest income” from the previous projects and just write off my initial investment of 500€.
Loss from Omaraha 26,93€.
Apartment #2 is SOLD, selling date was in the middle of September 2019.
Total investment 37 450€.
Property #2 sold for a price 41 300€ – cost = 40738€.
Apartment sold for 40 738€.
My initial investment 3600€. In the end got back 4654€.
My profit from investing 3600€ was 1054€.
Read more about the figures here – https://financefreedom.eu/second-property/
Apartment #1 Income 16,05€. So far no problems with the apartment nor the rent payments. Overall a superb tenant!
Private real-estate Sold the private real-estate apartment.
UpSteam Syndicate 1
In October 2018, I made a small investment of 340€ at Funderbeam into the company called UpSteam. As of May, my shares are worth 425€.
Read more about UpSteam – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/upsteam
UpSteam Syndicate 2
I received my 381 shares on 2nd January 2020, total amount invested 1264,92€ and are now worth 643,89€.
Read more about UpSteam Syndicate 2 – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/upsteam-2/
Tanker Brewery Syndicate
In September 2018, I made a small investment of 500€ at Funderbeam into the company called Tanker Brewery.
In May 2021 my shares were worth 300€.
Read more at https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/tanker-brewery
In March 2019, I invested 500€ into Bikeep through Funderbeam.
As of the end of May the investment was worth 845€.
Read more about Bikeep – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/bikeep/
Ampler Bikes 3 Syndicate
In 2019 August, I invested 1357,02€ into Ampler Bikes 3 Syndicate.
At the end of the month, my investment is worth 3288,6€.
Read more about Ampler Bikes 3 – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/ampler-bikes3
La Muu Syndicate
At the end of May my La Muu investment was worth 431,6€.
Read more about La Muu – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/lamuu
On 18th May 2020, I invested 499,15€ into Barking syndicate, which is now worth 1514,2€.
Read more about Barking – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/barking
I opened a private account on Revolut and decided to start investing with small sums into the stock market. The Revolut mobile app is fairly easy to use and the transactions are basically instantaneous.
20th November 2020 – I bought 0.11909403 shares of TSLA for 59.26$ @ 497.59$ a share.
7th January 2021 – Bought 0.07556585 shares of TSLA for 61.33 USD @ 811,61$ a share
At the end of May the price of TSLA stock was 628.5 USD a share.
|Stock name||Initial Investment||Nr. of Shares||Purchase price||Value|
|Tesla (TSLA) #1||50€||0,11909403||497.59 USD||63,45€|
|Tesla (TSLA) #2||50€||0.07556585||811.61 USD||40.27€|
I’ve been holding 500€ worth of cryptocurrencies since December 2017. Plan is to HODL them as long as possible.
I am using Binance as my cryptocurrency exchange ever since I started investing in 2017.
Current cryptocurrencies worth: 908,33€.
This includes both Binance + Revolut cryptocurrency investments.
Here’s an image of my portfolio balance in May 2021.
#1 Blog income: TargetCircle/CircleWise and Bonusway
In June 2020, I decided to put the blog income from affiliate/referral system and other side hustles incoome into the same graph, hence the numbers are a bit bigger now. This is the part where it gets interesting.
In May the blog generated 42,64€;
Other side hustles generated: 390,08€;
Total income from side hustles + blog: 432,72€.
More detailed payout from TargetCircle/CircleWise:
I display two different incomes under the blog income. One is referral income from TargetCircle and the other one is affiliate income from Bonusway. Bonusway – I use it to save money while e-shopping or booking ONLINE. Read more at https://financefreedom.eu/save-money-when-e-shopping-or-booking-online/ A really simple way to save up money, especially on housing and from them random orders on AliExpress … (You know what I mean, we’ve all done it!) Considering this blog is mostly dedicated to finance and logging my pursuit on becoming financially free, the TargetCircle referral links usually earn me a lot more than Bonusway affiliate links or any other side hustle income.
#2 E-shop income
Spikes here and there, but pretty average month for the e-shop.
May’s total revenue: 869,12€.
Shipping costs: 51,6€.
Total profit from sales: 367,49€.
#3 Niche Site nr.1 report
On 22nd April 2020, I started my first niche site.
Posts published: 3
Google Search Console statistics of the niche site, May 2021:
Niche site #1 affiliate earnings report for May 2021:
3 MORE SALES in May.
Earned a total of 7.18€ in comission.
I will feature niche site #1 affiliate earnings under the general side hustles income.
4 clicks on the affiliate links, 0 sales.
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Blog stats for May 2021
A total of 763 visitors visited my blog and had a total of 1538 views.
Google Analytics queries/keywords stats about the blog
In May 2021, I showed up at 645 Google search queries. Recorded a total of 310 clicks and 25 800 impressions, which calculates to a 1.2% CTR.
Special thank you note
I would like to than Rahajutud at https://rahajutud.ee/. Rahajutud (Moneytalks) is basically the centerpoint of every Estonian financial blog. They host multiple podcasts, publish financial articles and bloggers blog posts daily, so overall a great site with even greater people behind it.
I regularly translate my blog posts into Estonian and they gladly publish my monthly updates on their site, which always gives me big boost to my blog stats.
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