Stocks always have a 50/50 chance of going up or down, so they only have a 50% chance of success. I'll describe non-directional option trading strategies that improve odds.
This article shows seven months of actual trading in stock options. It illustrates the results in table format for easier viewing. It also includes questions sent in by readers with corresponding answers.
This post will discuss the steps on how to withdraw Paypal funds to BPI (Bank of the Philippines Island) complete with step by step pictures - plus other important information
Financial Freedom isn't about having tons of money. It's about understanding yourself and knowing what truly makes you happy. Then having the resources to experience your happiness.
When we trade on emotion, we tend to do the wrong thing for the wrong reason. The only way to avoid emotions is to enter and exit every stock trade based on a strict plan, no matter what else may affect your decision.
Learn how to figure out the maximum price buyers of scrap gold will pay per gram or ounce when you sell your old jewelry or dental work. Note that its real market value depends on many factors.
Being poor can sometimes be more advantageous to you on your road to financial success. Learn about the advantages of being poor, the disadvantages, and how you can leverage your financial history to becoming financially successful, maybe even become a millionaire.
Turning 50 years old and not having enough money saved for your retirement is a scary thing. In this Hub I give some ideas to help you cope with your financial condition and prepare for a comfortable retirement.
This hub will walk you through the process of mining for Bitcoins using a GPU and CGMiner. It also explains the process or joining a mining pool to increase the amount of Bitcoin earned.
A guide on how to set and achieve SMART financial goals and track your progress. What's keeping you from getting rich?
Having a hard time figuring out how to withdraw your Paypal money to your own bank account? This is a comprehensive guide to help you out!
This is a discussion of Bitcoin and Blockchain (the underlying technology of cryptocurrency) with examples of how Blockchain technology is used in many other fields besides money.
The private student loan system in the US is broken and Sallie Mae/Navient is the worst offender. I aim to educate student loan borrowers & campaign for change for those already in over their heads.
Do you want to take advantage of financial benefits (lower taxes, business tax credits, in-state college tuition, etc.) by establishing residency in another US state? Here's what to do.
Many people don't realize that they are greatly underestimating the amount of money they need for retirement. These three tips will help you see where you really stand.
NADEX is the best choice for U.S. binary options traders. The system is easy to use and has better returns than European style binaries.
Whether you’re a millennial or in your 50's, you can take preventive measures right now to retire fiscally fit. This article teaches you five practical ways to achieve your retirement dreams.
Tearing down some of the assumptions of personal finance and looking at things like debt, college, home ownership, and social security from a different point of view.
Don't have a credit card but still want to buy products online? Here are ten (often safer) alternatives for you to try!
Procedures while developing a budget including estimations, identifying priorities and financial resources, purpose and benefits of identifying priorities evaluating and justifying costs, income
If you own a second home, then you want to be aware of some tax advantages that could save you money.
This article talks about the UK's best known payday lender "Wonga", its collapse and how the FCA implemented regulations to promote healthy competition between the financial services firms.
This article is about an interesting discovery. Most of my trades always went against me at first. Here’s my solution to the problem to avoid losing money.
Warren Buffett is one of the world's foremost investors, and this book explores some of the principles he follows when deciding where to invest.
SoFi is a private financing company that offers student and personal loans to qualified applicants. Here's my experience getting a loan from them.
If you are regularly making money from HubPages or other online activities you are considered to be a small business owner and required to pay taxes on this income. Here is how to keep your business
Investing in OTC stocks is risky business as it is, but if you head to iHub for advice, you may take your investment from risky to suicidal.
In today’s low-interest environment for investments, there is an alternative to the low rates, that is, high quality high yield dividend paying stocks.
A detailed analysis of the AIM algorithm when varying the check frequency, % initial investment in equity, and high/low/medium beta ETFs. Concept of internal rate of return is used for comparison.
Tax Clearance is required if you retire, resign, or leave Malaysia for more than 3 months, and for the deceased. So how to apply for a tax clearance letter (TCL) and get your last month's salary ASAP?
Many banks no longer offer safe-deposit boxes. But you still have documents and items you want to keep secure. Here are some alternatives and the kind of valuables that should be stored in them.
Thinking of joining the Rich Dad Poor Dad education program? Read this HUB first it will guide you in the pros and cons of the system.
Did you receive a certified letter saying you are being sued by a credit card company? Don't despair. Fight back and answer the letter following the instructions below.
What is the best way to use an unexpected sum of money? Windfalls are hard to come by, and once you've got your hands on a lump sum, you should plan carefully how to use it, taking care of the most important expenses first.
Managing a budget is a critical skill for any businesses that involves monitoring, controlling, recording expenses, minimising costs, and identifying situations for corrective actions.
Throughout the world, the American Silver Eagle one-dollar coin is considered the most beautiful. It is the preferred 0.999 silver coin for bullion and for numismatic coin collection.
Options roll-out gives the options trader the opportunity to add profits to his options trades or create defensive positions to threatened trades.
A peek into what life is like for people after they leave the world of work that can help readers prepare for their own retirement.
Learn the truth about your spending habits so that you can stop kidding yourself and start doing better financially.
The Greeks—delta, gamma, theta, vega and rho—are five variables that help identify the risks of an option position.
Online banking is an easy way to manage your money. There are a few drawbacks but these are outweighed by the time and money you save. E-banking is a cost effective way for banks to do business and it is convenient for most customers.
How to pay off your credit cards and loans. If you want to get out of debt fast, you have to change your lifestyle of using credit cards and loans. I give advice on money management and paying off your loans. How do you negotiate credit card debt on a low income?
Do you trade in and out of stocks quickly, looking to take profits and moving on? Market gyrations can make losing trades into winners, but it is extremely uncertain that it will be consistent. Here's my analysis.
In order to be a master, you must begin with the basics. This article will discuss one of the most basic things to learn when investing or trading in stocks - candlestick patterns.
Foreign Exchange is a necessary tool for trading between countries, but rates of exchange are unfair to less powerful countries. It contributes directly to poverty and enriches banks and traders.
Whether the annual income for an American family is $20,000 or $200,000, they are likely to spend most, all, or more of what they earn.
The American Silver Eagle one-Troy-ounce silver coin is a very popular coin with silver collectors and investors. Tables list quantities minted by year and likely eBay prices.
Don’t get frustrated with all the information on stock market charts and tables. Learn the basics so you safely and profitably buy and sell stocks.
Stock options lose value over time, but selling options short and buying back cheaper puts the odds in your favor. Options can also be used to limit risk, as I explain in this article.
Certain red flags that the IRS looks for can put you at risk for a tax audit. Stay out of trouble by reporting all of your income and only taking credits and deductions that your are entitled to and can support with proper documentation or receipts for all expenses.
Advice that will help people to increase their wealth so that they can become more financially stable.
For those who are not familiar with options trading advisory services, also called options pickers, this article may serve as a guide to what services are available out there. It will also give the reader an insight to what options trading systems the pickers specialize in.
How to remove medical debt collections from your credit and improve your credit score. How to deal with debt collection agencies.
It's important to have a personal budget and use it as a tool to analyze what happens with your money and to make the best financial and spending decisions.. Following a budget will benefit your life in remarkable ways, putting you in control of your income and expenses.
Robert Kiyosaki, the financial writer best known for "Rich Dad Poor Dad", is more of a philosopher and motivator than a financial adviser. Learn why his books should not be taken literally.
Selling stock options has been likened to operating your own high tech casino on the internet. Stock options buyers are likened to casino gamblers who lose their bets most of the time. Who wins? You, the option seller!
Is a credit card a convenient tool, or is it an expensive way to borrow that can saddle you with serious debt? This article looks at the pros and cons.
What is a hedging strategy? How can binary options be used to for a hedged position? Can binary options be used in a hedging strategy?
Charlie and Pete talk about investing or gambling in stocks or options. One says it's gambling, the other says it's investing. Read their arguments.
Don't get duped when it comes to buying and selling silver bullion. Do it the right way—just like the pros do.
Is there really such a thing as insurance against investment loss? In particular, stock loss? You may not believe it but yes, there is such a thing as insurance against investment loss or losses in your stock portfolio.
Withdrawing your winnings from Bovada can seem like a daunting task at first. This article will help guide you through the process.
A comprehensive analysis focused on how to use the AIM system to manage a small portfolio of multiple exchange traded funds. Includes 15+ years of data to perform a detailed empirical analysis.
Early retirement is a big step in one's life. Are you ready to retire? Learn how the stages of retirement affect your role and focus in life. Retirement plans may change after you analyze your income, savings and necessary life adjustments.
Robert Lichello's Automatic Investment Management system for timing the stock market is explained with buy/sell examples. Additionally, the system is tested using over 10-years of price history of the S & P Depository Receipt ETF (ticker SPY) and compared to buy and hold strategy.
Did you know that you can earn money with stock market timings? Yes, you can make easy money while waiting for stocks to drop. If it never drops, so what? You made money while you were waiting.
Saving money for a major purchase like a car is perfectly possible. There are many ways in which you can save money on a daily basis to reach your goal.
What are the pros and cons of owning physical gold? It is a complex question this hub tries to address this question and present both sides of the issue.
Donating plasma can provide over $300/month for some donors. This article describes the process of making money by donating plasma and if it's worth it in the end.
In less than two years after my bankruptcy, I’ve brought my FICO score up to 730, which is in the ‘good’ range. In this article, I will outline the five simple steps I took to get a good FICO score after bankruptcy.
Flat tax success stories are fairly easy to find. A number of countries have seen impressive economic growth after adopting the flat tax idea. This is especially true since the fall of the Soviet Union. As countries formerly under Soviet communist...
You can't build a budget without knowing where your money goes in the first place. This is my method for starting to master your money.
What is the difference between investment income and capital gains? After all, they are both ways of getting a return on your investment. This article explains the difference and why it matters.
BDO, BPI, Metrobank and Landbank are the biggest banks in the Philippines, the country's Big 4. Each one has its own strengths and own groups or types of loyal clients, so none of the four, to my mind, can claim that it's the most powerful or most popular bank in the country.
One area we often hate giving to the Lord is our finances, yet the Lord speaks about it frequently in the Bible because he knew we would struggle. Here are some great biblical principles to follow.
Are you interested in earning money online but have issues with PayPal or Payoneer? Maybe you've considered accepting bitcoin? If so, there's a world of possibilities open to you.
See how an options trader was challenged to prove that trading options alone can and does produce higher stock market returns than investing purely in stocks.
Do you know the pros and cons of a car donation? When you donate your car, how much of the car's value goes to charitable causes? Find out the good, bad and ugly side of car donations. Read more...
Money invested in stocks is 100% at risk. I learned how to limit risk and improve success rate by using the TastyTrade method that I fully explain in this article.
A brief explanation of stocks and shares and how they work and what their good and bad points are for investors.
Fiat systems of paper money currency (like nearly all in the world today) have a flaw that makes them, in our time, more volatile. Since our money cannot be exchanged for gold and silver, panic can set in.
I used TurboTax over 18 years for my business and personal taxes, so I can help you find the version you need. Updated for taxes due April 2019. It helps with filing late taxes too.
The Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth ratio (PEG ratio) is a reliable stock valuation metric that can be utilized to find undervalued stocks. Learn how to use the PEG ratio to improve investment decisions.
A National Insurance number in the UK is as important as an identity card. Without one you are unable to claim benefits or health care. The significance of each part of your NI number is explained here.
This article will raise your spirits from those depressing low-interest money funds. Learn how this simple technique will open your eyes to creating the best returns on cash without placing your money in CD funds.
Trading decisions can be negatively effected when subject to feelings rather than preplanned strategies. I’ll explain why an objective view is better.
Stock options trading is a crucial part in one’s goal of achieving high returns in the world of stock market investing. Owning stocks without complementing them with options is like owning dormant real estate and not renting it out for income.
If you are looking for job opportunities in Malaysia or already working here as an expatriate, these list of issues & Q&A on tax law in Malaysia LHDN will help you understand your tax exposure better.
An examination of the popular methods for getting out of debt by experts such as Suze Orman, Gail Vaz-Oxlade, Dave Ramsey and more. Discover which method will work best for you
This article discusses 25 prepaid debit card fees and how much you can expect to pay in fees with certain prepaid cards.
This is my analysis of a stock investment in Maven, a content platform for expert journalists. In 2018 they began purchasing leading publishing companies such as HubPages.
This one change in the way we bank helped us to save more money, spend less and finally start reaching our financial Goals.