Jim Makos
Win in life. By yourself.

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Jul
11

How to Play your Free Bets Correctly (you should pick longshots)

Many bookmakers offer free bets as an incentive to keep you entertained and from leaving the sportsbook. Like online social
6 min read
Jun
07

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 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

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

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

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

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)

U got 2 let the music move your crypto.
2 min read
Nov
01

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)

October 27 - I bought $MANA for 1% of my crypto portfolio today, as that’s the amount I usually
4 min read