Exploring new financial assets is fun. By studying investments vehicles myself, I can decide to use them or not. That is how I got into options, that is how I got into crowdfunding.
In Utrecht, we had our third BENL meetup. Team CF and I were very pleased to see familiar faces and a lot of new faces. The program was fun and there were plenty opportunities to talk to people. That is what a community is about!
When trading options, you need inspiration on what to do. At first, this looks like a difficult task. With some help, it becomes a doable task. What do I do?
A general principle in building a portfolio is to diversification. What does that mean? Just buying a lot of different stock? Maybe there is more. I will also tell you how I add diversification to my option trading.
Right now, I enjoy the green green grass on my option trading prairie… The results YTD just blow me away. I have never imagined making this kind of money from options. I do know that I need to keep my feet on the ground. Bad times will come. Hence, I work on my risk management … More Passive Income for April 2016 – 16,37pct
We all have a different view on what risk is. Given the same input, we come to a different conclusion. That is what makes discussing investing so beautiful.
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…!
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?