- January 2, 2015
- Posted by: Parker Evans
- Category: ETF, Options, Portfolio Management, Retirement Strategies, Stocks
Sometimes investors will hold cash in their account waiting to buy a stock or ETF at a lower than current market price (aka “buy the dip”). This is when our cash secured put worksheet can help. Selling a cash secured put can be a powerful yield enhancement strategy for cash on the sidelines waiting to be invested. Shown below is a simple example of how an investor might use our handy Excel worksheet, available for free downloading here. Please call Successful Portfolios (727) 744-3614 if you have any questions about our worksheet. To read the Option Industry Council’s most excellent explanation of cash secured puts, go here.