Landscape Planning for Investment Properties

Landscape Planning for Investment Properties.

We have already discussed the importance of curb appeal when showing and selling a home. There is no question that creating attractive landscaping is essential if you want a buyer to become interested in your investment property. Let’s say that you’ve found a great property. The question now becomes, where do you start Landscape Planning … Read more

When to Start Trading!

When to Start Trading

Timing Your Personal Entry Point When most people hear about trading or managing their own investments for the first time they either have no interest at all or are immediately intrigued. For those that are intrigued an immediate itch starts to develop; an itch that can only be scratched by placing that first trade. This … Read more

What Pizzas Can Teach Us about Call Options

Call Options

Lying at the core of any successful options trader’s foundation is a basic understanding of call options and put options. These two vehicles are the fundamental building blocks upon which all option strategies rest. Today, we turn our focus to the first of these two essential tools – the call option. A call option is a contract … Read more

Top Down Analysis in Action

Top Down Analysis in Action.

One of the more popular avenues used by traders to discover trade ideas is top down analysis.  Consider it a multi-step process that begins on a broad level and gets progressively more specific with each step.  Here’s the gist of the approach: Assess the broad market Find the best sector Find the best stock within … Read more

Exit Strategies: Buy and Hold property

Exit Strategies: Buy and Hold property

Today, we are going to take a look at another profitable exit strategy – buy and hold property. Buying property to hold and rent is one of the best ways to create wealth because it generates ongoing cash flow and builds your net worth. Finding Properties Be creative while looking for prospective rental properties. Use … Read more

Option Trading and Leverage

Option Trading and Leverage

Of all the advantages provided by options trading perhaps none is as coveted by the little guy as the ability to use leverage. When used properly leverage can allow traders to grow their portfolios quicker. However – and this is extremely important to note – its misuse has driven many reckless traders to the poorhouse. … Read more

What is a Put Option?

Put Option

A put option is a contract that gives an investor the right, but not the obligation, to sell shares of stock at a specific price on or before the expiration date. Option contracts come in one of two flavors – calls and puts. Fortunately, the structure of both vehicles is identical with the exception of … Read more

The Dow Gold Ratio

The Dow Gold Ratio.

In today’s world of charting, the everyday trader has a bevy of tools at their disposal to analyze the financial markets.  I suspect the majority of these tools are used to analyze market behavior in the short-run, perhaps forecasting the market’s direction over the coming days or weeks.  Tim Justice chimed in yesterday with a … Read more

Stock Market Trend Lines

Trend Lines

In the last two articles of this Rich Dad Education Stock Market Trading Series, the concept of trends was introduced. The identification of trends is a simple yet powerful technique that traders of all experience levels can use to maximize the results in their trading.  Rich Dad Education’s elite training and mentoring educational offerings are all built on … Read more

How to Generate Income with Option trading

Option trading

Of the many unique advantages offered by option trading, perhaps none is as popular as their ability to generate passive income. That’s right. Just as a real estate investor can create cash flow with a rental property, a stock owner can create cash flow by adding option contracts to the mix. There is a well-known … Read more