WHAT WE DO? WE SELL OPTIONS FOR INCOME. WE USE THAT INCOME TO BUY DIVIDEND GROWTH STOCKS!
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Posted by Martin May 23, 2020

How to boost your investing income and portfolio size

The ideas presented here are not new but they are just less known. There is a great paradox when investing in the stock market for the purpose of creating a personal wealth and financial independence. Advisors and gurus tell us that we must invest a lot of money and rather very early in your lifes Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 23, 2020

Trades as of May 23rd 2020

OPEN OPTIONS POSITIONS   June 2020 expiration PPL – June 19 (monthly) pmcc 29.00 call for +0.26 GILD – June 19 (monthly) bull put spread 67.50/65.00 puts for +0.40 AMLP – June 12 (weekly) 5.50 puts for +0.70 BAC – June 19 (monthly) 19.00 puts for +0.41 HP – June 19 (monthly) 22.5 covered call Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 16, 2020

Trades as of May 15th 2020

OPEN OPTIONS POSITIONS   May 2020 expiration SPY – May 26 (weekly) poor man’s covered call 295.00 call for +3.83   June 2020 expiration PPL – June 19 (monthly) poor man’s covered call 29.00 call for +0.26 GILD – June 19 (monthly) bull put spread 67.50/65.00 puts for +0.40 AMLP – June 12 (weekly) 5.50 Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 16, 2020

Should you be investing now?

  No crisis, slump, selloffs, recessions, and even depressions last forever. The markets eventually recover so when you start buying and adding when the markets are low due to panic and media hysteria, you will end up ahead of the game at the end. Even in 1930 depression, which lasted some 20+ years (if you Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 10, 2020

I bought a stock, it fell like a rock, what shall I do now?

Someone asked. He bought 100 shares of SWK (Div Aristocrat, now one of those Kings). Stock was at $173.35 and dropped to $129 and he thought well it is a King, what could go wrong. Continued dropping to low of $72 and now at $117.33 and question is, what should I do to make money, Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 08, 2020

Leverage investing, mainly in these times of selloffs!

I keep struggling with enough cash to invest. I want to invest a lot be buying equities, hold them, collect dividends, and monetize those holdings to generate even more cash. But family life, bills, kids in college, and situations like “something always happens int he worst time ever” is preventing me from investing more. So Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 07, 2020

3 Dividend Kings For Rising Income

The coronavirus crisis has dealt a severe blow to the global economy in 2020. Stocks have not surprisingly performed poorly as a result. While the S&P 500 Index is meaningfully off its 52-week low, it remains down 11% year-to-date. For income investors it is particularly challenging, as the Federal Reserve recently lowered its benchmark rate Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 06, 2020

New Purchase for dividend income

Bought 5 BIF shares @ 9.24 Bought 5 ETJ shares @ 9.11   We keep ing these CEF funds for income as both pay decent dividend.   Boulder Growth & Income Fund, Inc. (BIF) pays 0.41 annual dividend (4.44% yield). The fund invests in dividend paying equities and fixed income papers (bonds) worldwide and its Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 28, 2020

What would you invest in 2020, growth stocks or dividend stocks?

It all depends on many things – your age, money available, goal or why are you investing, time horizon you want to invest, and so on. If you are young and want to create a portfolio for your retirement, then I definitely vote for dividend stocks. Why? If you want to invest for the next Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 25, 2020

Creating passive and semi-passive income

This week, I continued building my passive income (accumulating dividend stocks) and a semi-passive income (trading options). But, when reviewing my portfolios I realized one thing – I had my positions all over the place dispersed among many shares. There was nothing wrong with it, those are all stocks I want to hold. But, in Continue reading →