A budget is telling your money where to go, instead of wondering where it went. – Dave Ramsey Prologue There is no way to measure my performance without knowing where I started. 'Here's some cash and make it happen' was..
Prologue In my last post, I railed against the high trading fees charged by Ameritrade. But I cannot rail against Ameritrade as a service. The cost of education is expensive, but not nearly as expensive as the cost of ignorance...
Prologue I watched the Matrix movie last night. When Morpheus asks Neo the question above, Neo answered "the Matrix" - I simultaneously answered "Options Brokers Trading Fees." One area of angst that I have that is contributing to my poor..
Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge andadding to your experience, so that you can make the most ofopportunity when it occurs.– Mario Andretti Prologue So far, the majority of my research this year has focused..
Dream Big!Never let anyone tell you you're not scary!- Mike Wazowski (Movie: Monsters University) Prologue When I first started Options trading last year, I went through a slew of webinars and online courses from Ameritrade. The Options Greeks were a..
There are those who say fate is something beyond our command.That destiny is not our own – but I know better.Our fate lives within us, you only have to be brave enough to see it.– Merida (Movie: Brave) Prologue Option..
Prologue This week I am still reacting to the market meltdown that started July 31. Over the past 11 trading days, the Dow lost 1,600 points. As a result, my three Vertical Put Spreads that expires this coming Friday (8/16)..
We can never see past the choices we don’t understand.”– the Oracle (The Matrix) Prologue It was an iconic early Fall day in Central Texas - blue skies, fresh breeze, comfortable temperature. Feeling invigorated, I decide to spend a leisurely..
I can't afford to die; I'd lose too much money.—George Burns Prologue Every week I learn something new. Whether it's a caveat to an existing rule or a revelation that sets me back on my heels, this week's lesson was..
Prologue Tracking progress and behavior are essential to self-improvement. Whether I am keeping track of calorie intake at the dinner table, sit-ups repetition at the gym or lost balls on the golf course. Keeping a log of my activities is..