Option Trading Tips - LEAP Into Future Profits!

Written by James Thomas

A LEAP (Long-term Equity Anticipation Product) is simply a long-dated option.

LEAP options that don't expire upto 2 years intorepparttar future giverepparttar 148729 buyer much more time to be right aboutrepparttar 148730 future direction of a stock and atrepparttar 148731 same time offer tremedous leverage.

LEAP option trading has become quite popular in recent years because just like all options, LEAPs only cost a fraction of what it would cost to buy shares inrepparttar 148732 underlying stock itself, but give yourepparttar 148733 same amount of control.

As with all options though, time isrepparttar 148734 enemy (if you are a buyer) and over time options lose their value.

So how can we use LEAPS to speculate onrepparttar 148735 future direction of a stock (UP or DOWN) and atrepparttar 148736 same time reduce our risk of losing all our money on them?

Well let me share with you a couple of simple LEAP option trading strategies that have worked well for me overrepparttar 148737 years in both bull and bear markets...


If you believe a stock will go UP overrepparttar 148738 next 1-2 years, then buy Call option LEAPs on it and atrepparttar 148739 same time sellrepparttar 148740 call options (at least one or two strike prices out ofrepparttar 148741 money) that expire inrepparttar 148742 current month.

If you believe a stock will go DOWN overrepparttar 148743 next 1-2 years, then buy Put option LEAPs on it and atrepparttar 148744 same time sellrepparttar 148745 put options (at least one or two strike prices out ofrepparttar 148746 money) that expire inrepparttar 148747 current month.

Essential Tips for Writing Your Own Will

Written by Amy Nichols

Drawing up your will at some point in your life is very important in order to maintain peace of mind for you and your family. A will is a document that includes all of your last wishes and is a way to ensure thatrepparttar appropriate people receive your estate and handle your affairs.

If you fail to draw up a will and you pass away unexpectedly,repparttar 148701 state then gains control of your estate, and may divide your assets in a way that does not honor your wishes. This is particularly problematic in terms of costs and where are children involved. Dying intestate drains your estate of funds for attorney’s fees and court costs. It also subjects your minor children, if you have them, to placement with relatives that you may not have chosen.

In order to sidestep this problem, andrepparttar 148702 burden it will place on your loved ones, it is necessary for you to make a will. Below, you’ll find some ofrepparttar 148703 essential tips for writing your own will and doing it rightrepparttar 148704 first time.

One ofrepparttar 148705 essential tips for writing your own will involvesrepparttar 148706 formatting ofrepparttar 148707 document. You will want to include several paragraphs in your will, each of which will cover different aspects of your final wishes. A title is also necessary and should read, “The Last Will and Testament of,” and then you should include your full name.

Another important essential tip for writing your own will is to include a statement that you are of sound mind while writingrepparttar 148708 will. This is just a way to legally show that you are not under any undue pressure from any outside party and that your will is written in your words.

If you have a spouse, include a paragraph describing this person. If you have children, also mention them by name and assign a legal guardian to care for them inrepparttar 148709 event of your death. This will ensure that your children are raised byrepparttar 148710 people you trust to love and care for them rather than state appointed individuals.

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