Monday, November 05, 2007

24 Goals to Accomplish in 240 Days - UPDATE

It has been nearly six months since I shared my goals for the rest of the year. I have detailed the status of each of the goals below:

  1. Make the maximum contribution to Roth IRA by July 4th ($4,000/$4,000) - Complete
  2. Successful open up Hedge Fund account by June - Complete
  3. Hedge Fund account value greater than or equal to $10,000 by August ($13,136/$10,000) - Complete
  4. Hedge Fund account value greater than or equal to $20,000 by January ($13,136/$20,000) - Organic Growth, Yea!
  5. Roth IRA account greater than or equal to $9,000 by January ($7,092/$9,000)
  6. Have 150 blog posts by December (91/150)
  7. Create Fund website by July 4th - Complete.
  8. Read five books by August (5/5) - Complete
  9. Create two more portfolio's in my VSE league (2/2) - Done, dedicated my portfolio to EMA technical trading.
  10. Do 75 push-ups without taking a break (40/75) - Will measure this month
  11. Run 2 miles in 12 minutes - Will measure this month
  12. Increase my net worth by 80% this year (65%/80%) - Increased by almost 7%
  13. Play a set of tennis without double faulting - 4 double faults is still my average
  14. Achieve Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification - Deadline passed; goal failed
  15. Secure a full-time job - Still working it
  16. Convince five people to start investing (4/5)
  17. Establish and record 500 phone contracts (170/500)
  18. Establish and record 1000 email contacts (250/1000)
  19. Learn how to drive a manual transmission - No progress
  20. Achieve 1000 lifetime trades (435/1000)
  21. Complete my portfolio management spreadsheet and submit to sourceforge.net - No progress
  22. Attend a University of Michigan basketball game for free
  23. Master double-digit multiplication and division - I would say I have a good grasp of this
  24. Give blood - Complete
8 Goals down, 1 unreachable, and 15 to go.

2 comments:

CresceNet said...

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Anonymous said...

Hey Rick, i always make sure to check your blog weekly. Your finacial advice is so helpful. Keep up the good work!

PS. Call me once you get over 75 pushups! ;-)