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Our community is built upon the investment strategies and “how-to” trading techniques of Alan Ellman. Just like you, he utilized the power of self-education and became a successful “do-it-yourselfer” in the stock market. Over the years he has written three books on the topic of Covered Call Writing:

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Cashing In On Covered Calls

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Exit Strategies For Covered Call Writing

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Alan Ellman’s Complete Encyclopedia for Covered Call Writing

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Since 2008, Alan has been writing weekly articles in the blog.  You can receive notification of all blog post releases via our email newsletter.

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Covered Calls and Dividends: A Proposed Strategy + Register Now for The Blue Hour Webinar

April 22nd, 2017

Covered call writers must factor in dividends into our investment strategies. More specifically, ex-[...]


New Broker Rule: The Labor Department's Fiduciary Rule for Retirement Accounts + Upcoming Webinar Information

April 15th, 2017

A key mission statement of The Blue Collar Investor is to "become CEO of your own money" A new rule [...]


Special Recent Posts

Ask Alan 133 - “Stocks with a Bullish Outlook Despite Poor Technicals”

April 12th, 2017

Alan answers a question posed by Mike, who asks: Would you consider using the BCI method with s[...]


Probability Analysis when Using Covered Call Writing or Selling Cash-Secured Puts

April 8th, 2017

Whether we are selling covered calls or cash-secured puts we frequently look to our broker platforms[...]


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