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December 19, 2019
Just a quick note to introduce myself.
I’ve been listening to Ian’s pods for ages and his approach to gambling really resonated with me. They are a staple of my daily routine nowadays, I think he comes across really well. I think the main reason I signed up (to beginner) was his approach to actually wanting to help people. The pods really let you get to know the fella, and I really think this is worth the investment.
I’ve gambled, and made a few quid over the years – but lost my accounts as a result so looking to get more heavily involved in the exchanges. So I’m used to the swings, and ups and downs. Just what’s worked in the past isn’t really going to cut it anymore – so I’m here to learn.
I’m in a position where in 10 years time, I won’t be able to work as I am now (I work away from home a lot) as I will need to become at least a part time/full time carer. Hopefully by then I’ll have learned enough to make a few quid regularly, and dedicate the rest of my time/life to do that.
Thanks for reading folks, I have every hope that this is the start of a very successful journey.
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December 19, 2019
I think you’ve raised a really good question and it’s something that I should give more consideration to, goals are definitely going to be needed. For me, I think that the required goals are both financially and discipline related.
I’m a member of beginner right now, and have allocated a £1k bank to it. I have a separate bank for my other punts, such as what Ian suggests on The Betslip. For the from now until the start of the next season I think the immediate goals to instil are going to be around record keeping and discipline over what I’m backing. I’m not terrible, but those 2-3 units a month on a fancy will build up over the lifetime of the project.
Start of next season I think a separate bank using some of the Ultimate methods and maybe take in any seminars that Ian is doing, then simply try to maintain discipline and record keeping. I’ll be able to top up banks or start new ones to support other systems from my own capital. In one of Ian’s videos he refers to some systems as his ISA. I love that analogy, so once I’m comfortable using them – maybe top them up and let them run.
In 10 years time if I could make 2.5-3k per month, that would provide a massive degree of comfort to my family and allow me to prioritise the most important things. There is a lot to learn in that time, but I think having found this place, it isn’t as lofty a goal as some would make it.
If any of the more experienced hands have any other suggestions, I’d be very happy to hear them.