I was recently invited by Asia Forex Mentor to review their AFM Proprietary One Core Program.

While going through the course materials, it brought back fond memories of my own trading journey.

When I firstĀ startedĀ trading (or should it be called gamblingšŸ¤”), it was just buying on rumours and tips and hoping that the price would go up.

Needless to say, I lost money and decided to upgrade myself by attending courses. I paid over $3,000 (a princely sum back then) for a useless trading course. The course taught me nothing.

In the end, I honed my trading skills by reading a book called “Trading for a Living” by Dr. Alexander Elder. The book taught me the importance of 3M – Methodology, Mindset and Money Management. I then supplemented it with other trading books such as “Japanese Candlestick” by Steve Nicson. More importantly, I paid quite a bit of school fees to master the trading skills – paying school fees is still