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In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last decade, technology is changing the world at a more rapid rate than ever before.  For hundreds of thousands of people, the changes technology has brought has created a time of uncertainty, turmoil and desperation; and for others, a time of hope, gain & prosperity.

 

The age old adage, ‘when the going gets tough, the tough get going,’ has never been truer. However, as things have changed more and faster, at steeper curves of progression, many have found that their efforts of working harder has done little more for them than coming up short.   If it hasn’t crossed your mind before, it may be time to look at a way to work smarter, instead of working harder.  While people have been saying that phrase to me for years, I never really understood it until I was introduced to the concept of leverage.

 

If you are a forward thinking individual, you have crossed a time when you’ve looked at someone who has achieved high levels of financial success in their life and thought to yourself, ‘they can’t be THAT much better than me; they can’t be THAT much harder working than me.’  If you’ve thought that, I’m here to tell you that you are absolutely right. They most certainly are probably neither.  What they are doing better than you though, is playing a different game. And if you ever try to race a Ferrari on a bicycle, no matter how strong you might be, that is a losing proposition.

 

The person who has leverage however, has found a way to earn money not based off of an exchange of their own time, but from the time of others, a business system that reaches a much bigger group than they can themselves, or by leveraging their own money.  Unfortunately for most, in times of trial and tribulation, few people tend to rethink everything they know and usually try to find a higher hourly exchange for something they already have experience with or think they could do.

 

If you’ve been scratching your head looking for a way to beat the game you have been playing, it’s time for you to learn a skill set that can offer you massive leverage.  Enter, “trading Foreign Currency”, or “the FOREX  ”.   Without providing an over the top education in this blog about what it is and how it all works, just understand that people buy and sell money to each other all over the world every single day. As a result, this market behaves in a certain way, and by investing your time in getting a proper education in this market, you can learn a skill set that maybe for the first time in your life, can provide you massive leverage.

 

Just the other night, using the methodology that I have learned as a student at the fx365 Institute, I was able to identify an economic news event before it happened (1. 00 AM PST). I set an appointment with myself to evaluate the market at that time (I jumped on about 30 minutes prior), created a trading strategy, and in about an hour from the time I opened my computer, I closed my trading station with 1 trade; a profit of 9.8 pips. Now you’re probably asking yourself what a pip is and what that means to you.  A pip is an increment by which the forex market is measured in.  Anytime you enter and exit a trade, your profit or loss will be measured in pips.  Here is the important part: When you learn the skill set of trading, your quest for pips remains exactly the same.  However, the amount of money that they are worth to you changes over time.  In fact, you can assign as much or as little value to a pip as you are comfortable with or that your account margin will allow.

 

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Recognize here that the skill set that you are learning never changes.  And here is where leverage enters. That 9.8 pip trade for me on that night was worth $0.98. For many, to wake up in the middle of the night, learn something completely foreign and new, earn just shy of a dollar and to be pleased with it is laughable. The fun part however, is soon that denomination will be worth $9.80. Great, you just bought yourself lunch, maybe.  Well what about $98 dollars?  $98.00 for an hours’ worth of work starts to be a bit more of an entertaining proposition.  What about $980.00?  Could that put a dent in some of your bills each month?  As you become a more competent trader, you can trade; 10 pip, a $1 pip, a $10 pip, a $100 pip and so on.

 

Where else can you learning a skillset that over time you could put hundreds of dollars an hour into your pocket? On top of that, a skill set that can be used from anywhere that you have a secure internet connection.

 

While this is only the tip of the iceberg, and of course, there comes inherent risk and fear that surrounds the financial markets, with the appropriate education and an approach similar to what one might go through to become say a licensed massage therapist, a nurse, a welder, trading the forex might just be worth a look. The fx365 institute is the only school in the world where they trade live with you every day, year round via a professional broadcast with professional traders. It’s your best bet to work smarter instead of harder.

 

Best of Luck!

 

Payton