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Rescue My IRA · 9M ago

Rescue My IRA: January 2017 Results

Here we are two weeks into the Trump administration, and even though we’ve seen a little rally since November, I believe the market is facing headwinds from two factors. As I’ve continued to...
Rescue My IRA · 10M ago

Rescue My IRA: 2016 Retrospective

This year’s final report on Rescue My IRA results will closely follow the 2015 format – it summarized the key highlights without spending too much time on the monthly commentary.  So here go...
Rescue My IRA · 10M ago

Rescue My IRA: December 2016 Results

Last month during my catch-up post for October and November, I posted a strategy that I had begun to put in place for Rescue My IRA as we look forward to what 2017 holds.  I’ll start this mo...
Rescue My IRA · 11M ago

Rescue My IRA: November 2016 Results

Well, somewhere around the middle of the month, I realized that I hadn’t written my monthly update for October 2016.  That’s the first time I’ve missed the monthly recap in five years on thi...
Rescue My IRA · 1Y ago

Thoughts on Cash Secured Puts, Part 2

Last week in this post I wrote about the strategy of using Cash Secured Puts (CSPs) in Rescue My IRA to augment the five-year track record I have in that account with covered calls.  The pos...
Rescue My IRA · 1Y ago

Thoughts on Cash Secured Puts, Part 1

After some background reading, and after several years’ worth of posts on the Just Covered Calls Yahoo board, I decided I might try incorporating Cash Secured Puts (CSPs) to set up trades in...
Rescue My IRA · 1Y ago

Rescue My IRA: September 2016 Results

Continuing with the recent trend of starting these monthly Rescue My IRA blog posts with a comparison of some benchmarks to the performance of my account, the covered call approach is holdin...
Rescue My IRA · 1Y ago

Rescue My IRA: August 2016 Covered Call Trading Results

As I have been doing this year, I will start the post with a comparison of Rescue My IRA year-to-date results with the S&P 500 figure, sourced from the Money Magazine web site.  and will con...
Rescue My IRA · 1Y ago

Rescue My IRA: July 2016 Results

For the last couple of months, I have begun the monthly update post with a comparison of year-to-date results from the S&P 500 and Rescue My IRA.  I have been sourcing the S&P 500 figure fro...
Rescue My IRA · 1Y ago

Rescue My IRA - June 2016 Results

A few more posts and it will be a habit, but the first item of business for the monthly post is to compare the year-to-date performance of Rescue My IRA (RMI) with the S&P 500, both as of Ju...