I grew up in a household run by my mother. Both my parents worked, but my mother held the reigns to the household budget. At first, due to the rampant and sexist media of that time, I found it strange.
A recent study by the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) said that more than 80% of new traders fail. This is a worrying statistic given the huge potential that trading in the financial market has.
There are several reasons why new traders fail. They include: the lack of knowledge about forex, bad luck, lack of a good strategy, and the psychological reasons.
I won't ask you, but I could tell, that for a number of times now you probably felt down, lost, discouraged or worst, worthless. But as you should also know by now; you get up, deal with it and (hopefully) learn from it.
But often, the fight with our own battles leaves us with the scars that tend to pull us and our confidence down. But should we really be asking, “Am I worth it?”
Once upon a mountain top, three little trees stood and dreamed of what they wanted to become when they grew up.
The first little tree looked up at the stars and said: “I want to hold treasure. I want to be covered with gold and filled with precious stones. I'll be the most beautiful treasure chest in the world!”
A man found a cocoon of a butterfly in his garden. One day, he noticed a small opening appeared on the cocoon. He sat and curiously watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole.
Until it suddenly stopped making any progress, and looked like it was stuck.
Today's generation is born and raised in a technological world, where the digital environment becomes the #1 attraction for almost everything.
Information? We can find it on the internet. Communication? We can instantly do it through various social media platforms and video chats. Investing? Making money? The web is taking care of that as well!
Miguel, a call center agent for more than 5 years now, decided to celebrate the milestone in an unusual way: visit a Zoo. While he's certain that it would raise eyebrows from his colleagues, he still pushed through.
He was hoping that doing something different, if not child-like, would somehow help him navigate his own ship on the right course.
There was once a rich and powerful merchant who had 4 wives. He loved his 4th wife the most and adorned her with rich robes and treated her to delicacies. He took great care of her and gave her nothing but the best.
He also loved his 3rd wife very much. He's very proud of her and always wanted to show off her to his friends and relatives.