Update: Fall of the Diamond, 100% Club

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Regular readers and subscribers will remember the love story that I published last year. If you haven’t read the whole story, now’s a great opportunity to read it. Don’t worry, I can wait.

Last month, the investment that we made in the stock market over a Diamond, reached the 100% club. Our original investment of $14,500 is now worth over $36,000. We aren’t selling.

If we had chosen to purchase a Diamond, our original investment of $14,500 would have immediately depreciated by 50%. Worse, a Diamond is completely illiquid! Instead, our investment is twice the size. A true investment in our future! My fiancée and I couldn’t be happier. And, while the stock market isn’t the right investment vehicle for everyone, certainly an appreciable asset means more for the future of two people in love.

Read more about the The Fall of the Diamond from 2017 about our decision to purchase a Sapphire over a Diamond for her engagement ring.