Chapter 4: Got a job? Hang on in there … for a while
In this chapter, you will learn that:
• The ability to trade successfully takes a long time to cultivate, no matter what you have been told. (There … I’ve said it. Now don’t run a mile because you’re looking for a quick buck. Do this right and you’ll set yourself up for life.)
• Many people quit their job prematurely and have not developed the skills, or capital base, required to weather all the sharemarket storms that lie on the horizon.
• Some effective traders have managed to combine their sharemarket activities with their regular work to derive the best from both worlds.
• It’s important to work out in advance how you will handle combining trading and taking holidays.
When I graduated ...