One of the most common reasons I get rejected as an investment specialist is meeting a confident trader, boasting 100% returns a month or whatnot.

When I was a lot younger, this would irk me quite a bit.

In any case, most of these traders would turn out to be much bigger talkers than they actually were do-ers. And during this Covid period, this has proved to be even more prevalent.

Of course, over time I had the privilege of meeting traders who endure the test of time, have the right mindsets and even fail, adapt and succeed later on.

Some of my favorite traders who I happen to know personally are Thomas, from TRT Academy and a friend who shall not be named [but is fairly obvious if you’ve been hanging around my Facebook often enough.]

But being a successful trader continues to elude the overwhelming majority of people,