A few post ago, I wrote about the fact that FI is not longer my main interest. I came to the conclusion that FI is only a means to an end. And there are many more means to the final end of happiness and joyful life.
Frugal people have no car, or they have 1. We have 2. How the hell can that help us on the road to FI?
When you take a binary view on money habits in life, you can either be a saver or a spender. In reality, we are something in between. It is often thought that being a saver is the better of the two. I disagree…!
Focus is good. You can direct all your energy and attention to the one thing that matters. Everything else is secondary. Could that be bad?
The next interview is with R2R. He uses options to supplement dividend income. Let’s get started How did you get an interest in option trading? I have always been intrigued by options trading as leveraged play on equities. I understood from the beginning that gains and losses were more pronounced with options. I knew of some … More Interview #11 – Roadmap2Retire
Each month, I track my passive income. And this month is extra special as I start to track my option experiments that I launched in February and March.
While life happens, your portfolio builds up. Having a look at this pile of assets from time to time does not hurt. Being a spreadsheet nerd, I can now easily follow all of this via custom build tool. So, let’s see where we are…
For almost 2 years now, I have been using the Amber index to track our progress towards FI. With this index, I can keep my numbers private while still discussing our progress. With the extra experience and insights we have now, it is time to update the index.
We are among the people than lend free money to our government. At the end of this month, the government will pay back the zero pct interest loan we gave in 2105. So, what to do with our tax return?
This is interview nr 10 of people that trade options. Thanks for reading along. Today, FerdiS does the talking. He lives in California and is originally from South Africa. He mainly invests in dividend growing stocks and uses options to add extra return. He also contributes on seeking alpha. How did you get an interest … More interview #10 -FerdiS – DGI with options