• Financial

    Rich Dad Poor Dad Book Review

    Recently I have been very interested in trying to figure out better ways to make money (don’t we all?). In particular ways for my money to work for me instead of me having to work for money. A buddy of mine told me I should read this book “Rich Dad Poor Dad” and after I started watching YouTube videos of the founder Robert Kiyosaki, I was immediately hooked. I ordered the book and 2 days later it was here. Once I started reading I could NOT put it down. This book was right up my alley and I have learned a lot from it. For starters, this book really nails…

  • Trading

    My Trading Story

    I started investing and getting into the stock market back in October of 2011. The markets were just bottoming from a relatively large correction at that time and I had bought stock in Ford (F), Verizon (VZ), Paychex (PAYX), Freeport McMoran (FCX), and Apple (AAPL). I had under $10K invested at the time and was doing alright. By mid 2012 I had pulled a decent 10-20% profit on each investment. This was to be expected, since if you bought anything in October 2011 and held it for a few months you’d instantly be up as the bull market continued. Then I started options trading. After making profits on my investments,…