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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 Christina Moore August 01, 2017

Increase Your Retirement Nest Egg by Saving Money on These Household Expenses

Retirement planning, unfortunately, is something that most don’t think about until the time is almost near. While some might have a retirement account through their employers, the effort to increase their savings for the future often takes a back seat. For obvious reasons, of course. Trying to sustain enough income to cover your day to Continue reading →

Employee Wellness- a strategic business imperative

Employee Wellness- a strategic business imperative

Image Credit Employees are the most prized possession and valued assets for an organization. An effective and dynamic workforce drives the organization towards organizational success and well-being. Firms have realized the crucial role that human capital plays to further the mission and vision of the company. Human capital can be in the form of mental Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 11, 2017

Saving deep in the money puts, jade lizards, or strangles

If you follow my posts you remember that I advocate that investors should not be predicting the market or stocks. Such behavior has no place in the stock market. If you base your trading on predictions, forecasts, or magic, you are definitely set for losing your money. Many times I said here in this blog Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 10, 2017

How Many Options Positions Are Too Many?

In our group a trader asked me a question how many positions a trader can open when selling put or call options using margin. Many investors and traders avoid trading on margin because they are afraid of it. Margin can be very helpful and boost your trading and results. It can also work against you. Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 28, 2017

Why I stopped contributing to 401k despite “free money”

This post was originally published on March 13, 2017   As soon as I posted my article about flaws of 401k and why I stopped contributing to it I had a reader telling me that I forgot about 3% – 4% employer match which is free money. It is a good point from him and Continue reading →

Create your own mutual fund

This post was originally published on July 28, 2013   Have you been investing in mutual funds your whole investing career but recently you were thinking what it would look like if you start investing into individual stocks? Maybe your very first thought was diversification. Your account is still small and you won’t be able Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 21, 2017

How to start with very small money?

Are you a small investor as I am? Are you a beginner? Do you think you cannot afford investing because you do not have enough money? Do you want trade stocks however? I consider trading stocks as my hobby. I like it. I like the game, its adventure and danger. I am also full of Continue reading →

Posted by Martin March 30, 2017

Trading Diary #3 (LULU) down more than 23%

LULU tragedy continued this morning when the stock opened down more than 23%. Surprisingly, it didn’t have any worse effect on my account than what was priced in last night when I recorded my notes on this piece if crap. You work hard and try to improve and make a few bucks and after you Continue reading →