Hello and welcome, here is my investment portfolio update for August 2020.
One, two, three. Just as fast as that the summer is over.
Overall, I felt like August and the whole summer passed by super fast. Investments in August were doing well. Same goes for the side hustles.
Also, I added a new side hustle – “Niche Site nr.1 report”, be sure to check it out down below.
Let’s dive right into it.
Monthly interest incomes: August 2020
|Bondora||0€ (0%)||Exited with a loss of 65,57€|
|Loss from defaults||0€|
|Mintos||7,89€||1958,09€ (withdrawn 4075,01€)|
|Omaraha||89,11€||5572,12€ (withdrawn 1350,26€)|
|Twino #2L||0,00€||0€ (withdrawn 1186,73€)|
|Twino #1M||0,00€||0€ (withdrawn 1109,19€)|
|UpSteam syndicate 1||870,4€|
|UpSteam syndicate 2||1089,66€|
|La Muu syndicate||375,7€|
|Ampler Bikes 3 syndicate||1411,83€|
|Loss from defaults||-48,93€|
Total amount of passive income in August 2020: 179,44€!
Other incomes/side hustles:
|Referral program (blog)||4,67€|
|Affiliate commission (Bonusway)||1,9€|
Let’s dive deeper into the numbers
My total passive income from investments since August 2018 to August 2020:
My Mintos portfolio is now at 1958,09€ and in August it generated me 9,29€ of interests.
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€.
My Estateguru accounts interests income in August 2020: 8,51€.
Crowdestate income in August was 3,75€.
In November I also published Crowdesate review. Be sure to check it out and leave a comment – https://financefreedom.eu/crowdestate-review/
Nothing much to add, the business to peers loan have been going well and the interests keep on coming!
Apartment #2 is now 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.
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 53,85€.
As mentioned in the 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 1,26€ in August.
Seventh month investing at Reinvest24 and received a payment to my investing account.
Received 0.61€ of dividends.
UpSteam Syndicate 1
In October 2018, I made a small investment of 340€ at Funderbeam into the company called UpSteam. As of August 2020, my shares are worth 887,4€.
Read more about UpSteam – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/upsteam
UpSteam Syndicate 2
On 28th November 2019 UpSteam announced that they are working on a new fundraising campaign. The campaign was launched in the first half of December.
I received my 381 shares on 2nd January 2020, total amount invested 1264,92€ and are now worth 1089,66€.
Read more about UpSteam Syndicate 2 – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/upsteam-2/
Tanker Brewery Syndicate
In 17th October 2019 Tanker announced that they are preparing for another capital raise on Funderbeam. The new syndicate can be seen here – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/tanker-brewery-2
I decided not to invest into the new campaign.
In September 2018, I made a small investment of 500€ at Funderbeam into the company called Tanker Brewery.
In August 2020 my shares were worth 425€.
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 August the investment was worth 470€.
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.
By the end of August my investment was worth 1411,83€.
Read more about Ampler Bikes 3 – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/ampler-bikes3
La Muu Syndicate
At the end of August my La Muu investment was worth 375,7€.
Read more about La Muu – https://www.funderbeam.com/syndicate/lamuu
Loss from Omaraha sold 41,31€.
#1 Blog income: TargetCircle/CircleWise and Bonusway
In June 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.
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
Had one very big and 3 smaller wholesale orders in August!
A superb month for the e-shop.
August’s total revenue: 1524,79€.
Shipping costs: 51,60€.
Total profit from sales: 444,09€.
E-shop sales in August:
#3 Niche Site nr.1 report
On 22nd April I started my first niche site.
Niche site Amazon earnings report for August 2020:
Sadly, still no sales from Siteground, but I will keep on grinding.
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Blog stats for August 2020
A total of 517 visitors visited my blog and had a total of 1094 views.
The viewership is going down and going down hard, but I don’t worry about it. It will bounce back soon.
Google Analytics queries/keywords stats about the blog
In August 2020, I showed up at 790 Google search queries. Recorded a total of 70 clicks and 16 327 impressions, which calculates to a 0,43% 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 publish financial articles and bloggers blog posts daily. 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.
This is it, the end of Portfolio update August 2020!
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