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a choice.
a choice for freedom.
a choice to stop running from yourself and face your darkness, your fears but also your greatness.
a choice to stop lying to yourself.

and ultimately, a travel towards a better self. hope many of you will make it. I didn't yet, still did not stop preparing.

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I voted part time job although it is a significant part of my income.

I trade to fund my retirement.

I wouldn’t call it a full time job because I spend too much time doing other things.
I wouldn’t call it a hobby because my hobbies usually cost me money.
I’d call it a Home Based Business.

It is hard to find the Truth when you start your search with a preconceived notion of what the Truth will be.
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Interesting the poll shows 52% are voting trading as a full time job or career. Significant numbers surely. That sentiment seemed to be far different than just even a few years ago.

https://futures.io/traders-hideout/7362-do-you-admit-being-trader.html


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@Cloudy, also that just 1 in 5 consider it a hobby or past time.

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What's the difference between professional career and full time job? I assume professional career is something you've been doing longer and take more seriously, perhaps in a firm with other traders?

I would assume that a "full time job" would be one where you are looking after yourself. A "professional career" would be one where you are advising others as well as looking after yourself and getting paid for that advice.

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hobby. some weekend money as i like to call it. helps pay a couple of bills here and there. i have a full time job that is very long hours. one day, i may do this full time. no plans as of yet.

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