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Trader Tips: Why You Need a Trading Computer


monitorsThere are so many options when choosing the computer you will use for trading, and many companies promise to sell you a specialized “Trading Computer” that costs thousands of dollars with additions you simply don't need. What exactly is a Trading Computer, and why do you need one? Why can’t you just use your existing machine? Find out answers to these questions and more...

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Tags: Trading Computer, Active Trading

How Traders Are Using Digital Currency


cryptocurrencyDigital currency was originally created to replace traditional currency, like the US Dollar. But as fascinating as that is, traders are utilizing digital currency in special ways with the goal of profiting from this new market. Learn how traders are really using Digital Currency, and how you can get started...

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Tags: Digital Currency, trading

Trader Tips: Succeeding as a New Trader


Every trader wants to be successful, but learning how to succeed as a new trader can be challenging. We asked two experienced traders what advice they would give for success. Here's what they had to say...

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Tags: Trader Tips, Active Trading

Understanding the Buzz About Digital Currency


Digital Currency.Have you wondered what all the buzz about digital currency really means? Cryptocurrency, virtual currency, Bitcoin - what are they and what are the pros and cons? Find out the answers to those questions and more...

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Tags: Digital Currency, trading

Surviving the Tax Season - How to Read Form 1099-B


A review of the IRS Form 1099-B "Proceeds From Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions" and significant changes to its format for the 2017 tax season.

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Tags: 1099-B, IRS tax forms, trader taxes, Active Trading, TradeLog, cost basis, Schedule D, Wash Sales, 2016 taxes

Webinar: Newest TradeLog Features and Getting Started


Watch now to see the newest TradeLog features in action and a review of how to get started on your trader tax accounting using the software.

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Tags: TradeLog, TradeLog Tips, Trader Taxes, Active Trading, 2016 taxes, 1099-B, Wash Sales, broker

Be Kind To Your Accountant - Get Started on Your Taxes Now!


Summary of the tax forms and information investors and active traders need to file their 2016 tax returns. Get started early so you don't feel pressured to cut corners to meet the deadline. Give yourself enough time to get the job done right!

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Tags: 2016 taxes, investor, active trader, trading, IRS tax forms, 1099-B, Schedule D, Form 8949, TradeLog, trader taxes, Mark-to-Market, wash sales

Use TradeLog All Year Long, Not Just at Tax Time


Using TradeLog only once a year, at or near the tax filing deadline is not the most efficient use of our software. We strongly recommend that you use TradeLog at least weekly or monthly throughout the year.

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Tags: Active Trading, Trader Taxes, TradeLog Tips, 1099-B

How Keeping a Log of Your Trades Makes You a Better Trader


Keeping a journal or trade log is as big a hassle as doing taxes. But it is one of the most important and productive disciplines a trader can adhere to. It not only helps you accurately report taxes but also improves your trading.

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Tags: Active Trading, TradeLog Tips

Active Traders: Five Tax Tips To Avoid Headaches With Form 1099-B


Doing taxes is a royal pain in the butt for anyone let alone active traders. The headaches arise from Form 1099-B, which brokerages use to report your trades to both you and the Internal Revenue Service.

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Tags: Active Trading, 1099-B, Trader Taxes