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The (Ugly) Truth About Your 401(k)

It fails many Americans! So says the father of the modern day 401(k). Do you mind if I share some of my insider viewpoints why this is? Great! The 401(k) passed into law under the Revenue Act of 1978. The… Revenue Act? Hmm… What’s more unusual is that IRS was in charge of the 401(k), […]

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Why Most Passive Investors Never Get Ahead

The dream is simple… … A solid job that delivers a solid middle class with a comfortable retirement. You’re told you can’t jump in and out of the market because you’ll miss the big moves. So conventional wisdom suggests you put your money in an investment account, don’t touch it, and add to it over […]

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Your Investing Approach Disgusts Me

You’re a scam! That’s the reply I received back from a self-proclaimed “not your average financial expert.” I had reached out to ask if he was open to having me on his weekday investing radio show. He copied and pasted the whole sales page for our Weekly Options Income Course, saying he didn’t understand why […]

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The Future of Money Most Aren’t Ready to Accept

It’s the internet of money… It’s tough to understand how it works at first. But… so is how the FED keeps creating helicopter money. The future is here, and it will be a dancers dream come true the day they don’t have to lug a hefty bag full of singles to the bank teller. Only […]

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ROI from Toys that Outperformed Most 401k [Part 1 of 2]

It’s not savvy approach… … If you ask a professional. They’ll laugh at you and mumble, amateur. Success in the financial markets doesn’t work any different than everyday life. We’re trading something due to supply and demand every day. Let’s travel back to 1983. If you invested $100 into the S&P 500 ahead of one […]

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The Death of Indicators, Candlesticks and Fundamentals

In 2008, I went down the rabbit hole. I thought I could make money in any market. A naive and unrealistic perception. I was starting to manage client accounts while working on a trading desk. And then, I was fired! It was time to go full time on my own. I tried to be superman, […]

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Why Fearless Investing With Options Different Than Other Options Trading Books?

When I first learned about options, I was studying to take the financial industry exam to become a financial advisor (Series 7). After I passed and scored high on the part related to options, I quickly realized I didn’t know how to trade options successfully after losing $2,000.00 on my first options trade. Despite being […]

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How 5 Traders Would Start Making Money With A $2k Account

I asked 5 traders what would they do if they had to start all over again with just a $2,000 account and you’ll find it very interesting what they shared. But first, let’s meet the traders… Ophir Gottlieb – CEO of Capital Market Laboratories. Generates visual art out of derived ratio computations on performance data, fundamental financial […]

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Add Black Pepper for Better Returns

So while I was walking back with my coffee earlier, I was listening to a podcast. The guy on the podcast was talking about the recent discoveries related to turmeric such as how it can help lower cholesterol. They continued testing and found adding a little black pepper enhanced the body’s consumption of the turmeric […]

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The Godfather of Selling Options

Honoré de Balzac passed away 160 years ago on August 18, 1850. But, yet one of his quotes from that century shows us that our emotions haven’t changed. “Our worst misfortunes never happen, and most miseries lie in anticipation.” It’s scientifically proven we fear loss greater than achieving gain. That is even if the worse […]

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