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Posted by Martin January 06, 2018

December 2017 and Year End Investing / Trading Results

December 2017 ended and the whole year with it. It is time once again to review our goals and determine what we accomplished and what we have left untouched. Our 2017 year was a prosperous but challenging year. On personal note my family and I experienced a lot of changes and also difficulties but I Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 11, 2017

November 2017 results

November 2017 is over and it is time once again to review my accounts and performance.   As of today, I manage four accounts (my own) and one client account. Here is a list of accounts I manage and review in my monthly reviews her on this blog:   TD Ameritrade – trading account, taxable Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 04, 2017

October 2017 results

October is over and it brought a few significant changes to my accounts. When I changed my daily job, I begun a 401k transfer to a self directed IRA account. At first I transferred my old 401k to TD Ameritrade. I also asked TD to adjust my fee schedule to get better assignment fees and Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 03, 2017

September 2017 results

Another month is over and time to review my accounts, trading and investing results for September 2017. September was volatile month mainly to my trading yet I was able to end higher than in August in all accounts. Again, this month, I was not focusing on income but rather on bringing my accounts to the Continue reading →

Posted by Martin September 06, 2017

New Job And July – August 2017 Income Reports

Lately, I wasn’t posting much as I quit my job and I was on the hunt for a new one. Then, all my trading and dividend investing was on an autopilot and I wasn’t posting much either. Now, that I have a new job, I hope will be able to get back to trading and Continue reading →

Posted by Martin July 09, 2017

June 2017 options income

Another month is behind us and it is time to write another report about trading options for income. I am excited that I found option trading as a good income tool and addition to my dividend investing. But this tool must be used wisely and every trader must learn how to trade options, how options Continue reading →

Posted by Martin July 02, 2017

June 2017 dividend income

I was so busy in June working hard towards my financial independence that I almost forgot that the month is over again. I am very tired these days because I took a second, part time job to make a few more bucks and that income goes towards my financial independence.   With the additional money Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 01, 2017

May 2017 options income

May 2017 is over and it is time to report how we did with our options trading. My plan for April 2017 was to make $1,966.19 dollars of income. This month we weren’t able to reach the goal as we received only $1,475.59 dollars of option income. Overall, May 2017 showed us a stagnation in Continue reading →

May 2017 dividend income

May is over and it is time to once again review our dividend income in our ROTH IRA account. It was again another successful month as our annualized dividend income increased. We haven’t received as many dividends as in April but it still was a successful month. In our ROTH IRA we collect income from Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 15, 2017

How much money to trade for a living?

I decided to take a second part time job to raise capital. At first, I planned using loans (and I did it and took two business loans to use them for investing and trading) but the loans put a lot of pressure on my trading. Our accounts do not have large enough capital to generate Continue reading →