Posted by Martin July 06, 2021

June 2021 $100 Challenge account review

We have completed our first month growing our $100 account to $75,000. At first, the net-liq value was a bit bumpy but it quickly recovered. We also deposited another $100 to our account (we will keep adding $100 every month). As of today, our account is worth $302.67. That makes our account behind the monthly Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 15, 2021

$100 Challenge account review

Our first week of growing a $100 dollar account to $75,000 is over and here is the weekly Challenge account review. We opened the account last week and deposited $100 initial investments plus the first month’s $100 deposit. We started with a $200 dollar account. As of today, our account is worth $200.36   Accumulation Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 01, 2021

Turn $100 in $75,000 in ten years challenge

If you have a small account and wish to grow your account faster than just buying stocks and holding them I started a paid service (in fact a challenge) where I will show you how I did it myself. Investing and trading is a process and it can be done even though the system is Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 02, 2021

Starting small

It is hard to start investing and trading when you have a small account and only a few dollars in your account. Unfortunately, a small investor is doomed to take a larger risk than if you have thousands of dollars at your disposal. Taking a $500 risk on one trade feels different in a $1,000 Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 19, 2020

Selling Covered Calls below your stock cost basis. What to do?

The covered calls strategy is considered the safest strategy good for beginners and almost all brokers will allow you to trade this strategy in their basic options trading tier level. Yet, that doesn’t mean that this strategy is riskless and has no potential to give you a hard time trading it. It can become a Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 07, 2020

Why do so many people selling puts fail?

Maybe, you are one of the people who got excited and started selling put contracts against stocks or even dividend stocks and failed. I was there too. I was selling as a hell. I was selling puts a lot. And I failed too. Many times. I lost tons of money selling puts. Then the puts Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 05, 2020

Stocks to accumulate in October 2020

Our September accumulation was a great success. We have reached 100 shares accumulating a few of the positions such as PPL, PBCT, and now we will be accumulating more shares of other companies such as AT&T (T), Altria (MO), or Tyson Foods (TSN). There are still good companies which are undervalued even in this overvalued Continue reading →

Posted by Martin September 27, 2020

Don’t waste money on $4,000+ seminars with bites for more $$$ seminars

Don't waste money on $4,000+ seminars with bites for more $$$ seminars

Just now, I have come across an announcement on Youtube about a never ever before and never ever in the future offered trading seminar with pre-lockdown and post-lockdown prices… “literally you get 50% off”… So I went to the website, announcing such a great deal, to check those pre-lockdown and after-lockdown, never seen prices, and Continue reading →

Posted by Martin September 21, 2020

Selling covered calls below cost basis

This post is about my view on selling covered calls below the cost basis of your stock (stock purchase price) when overwriting your portfolio. Is it a problem or a betterment to your portfolio? Other implications, such as taxes.   I have seen investors expressing their concerns when the markets dropped earlier this year and Continue reading →

Posted by Martin September 05, 2020

Stocks to accumulate in September 2020

In my portfolio watch list, only a handful of stocks are good to buy in this overvalued market. The list is not yet complete, but I have time to fill in other stocks later on. Most of the stocks are dividend aristocrats. Some lost the status many years ago yet I decided to keep them, Continue reading →