Lessons from the Pros

Dec 29, 2015 Issue

Featured Article

The Cycle of “IT” 2015, Part 2

Why do I trade? The focus for me is the “Grander Vision,” not attempting to attain all of the world’s money. This is what allows me to run a simple and successful trading strategy year after year after year. I have not changed one thing about how I trade for short term income and passive… Read More »


Choosing Entry Types

Some traders like intraday trading, but many traders and investors either do not have the time or do not want to watch the markets while they are actively trading. Instead, they prefer “set it and forget it” types of entries into trades. This allows the trader to preset their orders (entry, stop, and target) before… Read More »


The Path to Better Trading in 2016

Firstly, I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and that you have all been enjoying the holidays with your family and friends. This is usually a quieter time of the trading year as the markets tend to lose a little volume, what with people taking vacation time and having… Read More »


Options – Which One Is the Right One?

These days, most stocks and exchange-traded funds have available put and call options. This opens up a multitude of choices for different options strategies, many of which we have discussed in this column. This vast number of available options may be bewildering for new traders. Today we’ll describe how to decode the massive list of… Read More »

Real Estate

Goal Setting: Heading into 2016 with a PLAN

Every year I write an article or two about goal setting. Goal setting is one of the biggest differentiators between people who are successful and those who aren’t. There are many different ways to set goals and different acronyms used for goals setting. One of the most well-known is SMART Goals. I decided this year…
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Specialty Skills

The New Year Is an Opportunity to Direct Change

Stop what you are doing and look around you. Also, notice what is happening in your body; how you feel, your thoughts and generally what your health is like. Now, take a moment to appreciate that as over the next year many of those items are going to change. We are about to encounter a… Read More »

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