Jim Makos
In pursuit of +EV in business and life.

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Jun
07
Investing in Microstrategy and Amazon stock

Investing in Microstrategy and Amazon stock

I have been a happy Amazon customer for years. I've come to appreciate the lighting deals, the instant refunds should
3 min read
Jun
02
Relocating to the Greek island of Skyros sounds like a big life decision.

Relocating to a Greek island: Yea or Nay?

Relocating to the Greek island of Skyros sounds like a big life decision. Here is how this move has made me improve my decision-making skills.
4 min read
Feb
27
February Portfolio Update: No Pain, No Gain

February Portfolio Update: No Pain, No Gain

January has been quite brutal for my investments, while February is already looking grim as well.
9 min read
Feb
06
Investing in Paypal

Investing in Paypal

I added Paypal stock to my financial independence stock portfolio this week. Here I explain how much I invested and what led me to invest.
2 min read
Jan
30
January Portfolio Update: Inflation, Dividends and Staking Rewards

January Portfolio Update: Inflation, Dividends and Staking Rewards

A long overdue update of last month's financials. My net worth shrank as the crypto market did as well, during an inflation hike and housing boom.
9 min read
Dec
12
December Portfolio Update: Coins to Avoid and New Moon Bags

December Portfolio Update: Coins to Avoid and New Moon Bags

Bitcoin fell short of forecasts but not before I collected a few more moon bags. Institutional money is here and so is my portfolio update.
10 min read
Nov
03
Investing in Crypto Music (AUDIUS Coin)

Investing in Crypto Music (AUDIUS Coin)

U got 2 let the music move your crypto.
2 min read
Nov
01
Net Worth Breakdown and Portfolio Overview

Net Worth Breakdown and Portfolio Overview

My full net worth breakdown. How much is my stock portfolio worth? Which crypto coins have I invested in? Am I holding any cash? Answers included.
12 min read
Oct
27
Investing in Metaverse (MANA coin)

Investing in Metaverse (MANA coin)

October 27 - I bought $MANA for 1% of my crypto portfolio today, as that’s the amount I usually
4 min read
Jul
19
Why Ghost is better than WordPress after all

Why Ghost is better than WordPress after all

As a web publisher for more than a decade, I can now say this: Ghost beats WordPress hands down, as long as you know why you are blogging.
7 min read