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My family says trading isn't work.

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Family

I live in a house that is paid for, drive a new car that is paid for, go away most weekends, have no debt. This is all a direct result of trading.

When my Father comes over and sees my charts up all he does is shake his head and says if I want to earn money to get a job.

When my parents need to fix there car, need a new pool pump, pay there property tax, fix a leaky roof, etc. they come to me. I am happy to help them, and glad that I am financially stable to do so.

So it is a catch 22 for my Father, I should get a job to earn money, however all the financial help I give them is a direct result of my trading.

In the end it makes no difference what anyone thinks. The only person I need to answer to is me. If I were to take all the advice that people have given me I don't know were I would be today.

As Oprah says follow your Bliss.

Keep things as simple as possible, but no simplier. Albert Einstein

If you can't explain it to an eight year old it's to complicated
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