Time in the market is better than timing the market, generally speaking …

12/31/2021 by Jerry Nix, Freewavemaker, LLC A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: Had we met a little over 19 years ago and you had about $100,000 to invest – I may have recommended the following investments to you.  At that time, many of these names were unheard of to many people.  When you see the prices that you …

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What is a poor man’s covered call and why is it better than a covered call?

To answer this question let's first look at what a covered call is. What is a covered call? A covered call is when you buy (or already own) at least 100 shares of stock and you want to generate income by selling call options against the stock that you own. EXAMPLE: You believe that Microsoft …

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What is one of the craziest things that ever happened to you?

NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: This is another one of those questions that my youngest daughter asked me to answer. I answered this question for her on March 7, 2021 and am publishing it here on October 21, 2021. I tell you that because some of the timeline may not match up when you read it. …

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Who was your favorite school teachers? What made them great?

NOTE FROM AUTHOR: Here is another article I've written from one of those questions my daughter asked me to answer for her and her siblings. At age 70 I'm learning that if I'd just stayed home more and helped the wife raise our four kids I would not have to be working this hard. Dear …

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What is your favorite story about your father?

Note to my readers: Many of you know that my daughter (Dr. Samantha Nix) has sent me several questions for me to answer for her, her siblings and my grandchildren. This is just one more of those questions that I felt deserved to be published here. Dear Samantha; Probably the greatest story about my father …

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