Have you ever harboured the dream of going full-time into investing?

Imagine:

No more mad rush on the trains. None of the drudgery of pushing paperwork and clearing project deadlines. Not having to be at the beck and call of your boss or suffer the wrath of angry customers.

Instead, you get to wake up later each morning, spend a little time catching up on news and overnight markets, decide on your playbook, key in the orders and then head off to enjoy what life has to offer.

At the end of each quarter, you rake in the dividends, take profit on a few winners, cut loss on others as you contemplate the next vacation destination.

A wonderful lifestyle, right? So what is stopping people from pursuing it?

If you are like me (and the average Joe on the street), it is because we are short of one crucial ingredient:

Capital.

Investing is a catch-22 situation – You need money to make more money.

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