August 19, 2017

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Options Income Strategies for Monthly Cash Flow

Sell in May is upon us. And if history repeats itself we could be in for a rough summer, especially given the current overbought nature of the market. As I discussed in my last post the phenomenon is real. The average gain over the next four months is a paltry 0.35%. So the question is, how can we as self-directed investors can we increase our wealth or more importantly, receive steady income during the "summer doldrums"? Besides the archaic and capital intensive way of purchasing dividend-based stocks, selling options is the only other alternative, at least as far as I'm concerned. Options selling strategies, allow us the ability to take money out of the market on a steady and consistent basis, but the best part is that we have … [Read more...]