You have choices…

Success comes from work and there are people who have worked hard and already achieved financial success because of the work they have done.

When you are already successful and you are a member of MTI, it is a simple choice of how much of your capital you would like to use to buy Bitcoin. The next step is adding that Bitcoin to your MTI trading pool so that you can watch it grow. 

When you show successful people the MTI opportunity, they will either like it or use a common excuse like ‘I don’t like recruiting’ even though you may have said nothing about the optional referral program. Remember these people know success comes from working hard, it is difficult for many of them to understand that an investment could also provide more than they are accustomed to receiving from conventional financial vehicles.

For those wanting success and who are prepared to work MTI can be the opportunity you have been looking for. There is no magic, success comes through consistent effort and never giving up. You will find resistance and many excuses along the way, but when you don’t give up you will eventually achieve success.

Please remember as you share this opportunity that relationships are far more important than success, so always respect people’s choices. MTI could be the right opportunity presented to those people at the wrong time. If it is meant for them, the time when they will want to start will happen in the future. For your part you need to be patient and consistent. 

MTI has changed my life and I am so grateful for the tough decision I made ‘to work’ more than a year ago. MTI has taken me further than I could have ever imagined, in fact in the last few months I have learnt what it is to really dream again.

I wish you the best journey for your life and with the MTI business if you choose to make it your vehicle to get yourself to financial freedom.

“This document was prepared and released by Rich Simmonds in my personal capacity. The opinions, views and content expressed in this article are my own and do not necessarily reflect the view/s of Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd. This not an official statement released by Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd and I hereby indemnify Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd.”

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What is your Belief about Success? Abundance vs Lack

Has our thinking been conditioned? I do believe so and perhaps it even goes as far as we have been taught to think that we can never get ahead.

Is getting ahead even possible or is there actually a limit to what is possible?

PART 1 – The Conditioned Mindset

Gandhi once observed that every movement/truth goes through four stages: First they ignore you; then they abuse you; then they crack down on you and then you win. This led to many people misattributing the following quote to Ghandi, “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win” when in actual fact this is a summary of what was said in a speech by an American labour union leader named Nicholas Klein.

In fact the schooling system that is still used today was invented to teach people how to be a consumer, and to believe the system rather than believing in their own ability to succeed and ultimately get ahead in life. The conditioning is so great that everyone will defend the system first, because the system is where the belief lies and we will always defend what we believe to be true first.

This has led to Herd Behaviour by sheeple which is the derogatory term for people compared to sheep in being docile, foolish, or easily led. Generally “by the time the sheeple wake up and try to change things, it will be too late”

If your desire is to be different, these Sheeple (I will also use the word they when referring to them) will ignore you, then if you still persist they will laugh at you. Then if the ridicule did not work on you, they will attack your character, fight you and try their best to get you to stop being different. If after this stage you still persist, quite simply you are a hero and they will build a statue in your honour simply because you did not give up on your need to be different.

PART 2 – Examples in History

It was believed that the car could never replace the horse, that radio was just broadcast to random people and no one would ever pay for advertising. Then came the idea that every household would have a computer. Ideas that were initially ridiculed and rejected that have become norms in our lives.

The rise of the small business and the business from home, has given many people who were not able to fit into the traditional system a chance to be different, and today we still find the Sheeple being over-critical of these entrepreneurs.

The reason is simple, they believe in the system and have invested their entire lives into it and are dead scared that you will prove them wrong.

Imagine what an idea like Bitcoin does to those who believe in the traditional financial systems, the possibility that the system could fail and that they may need to change the way they think is just too far-fetched.

PART 3 – Lack

We need to understand that if there is any possibility in life that we could do better than the established normal, then I guarantee you we will meet with resistance.

This is the challenge of success, because those who have something believe that they will need to lose something so that you can have something. This is the way the world generally thinks and that is what is known as lack thinking. There is so much lack in the world and that is something we can agree on, but the idea that if someone gets ahead I will lose something is flawed thinking, and in reality has its roots in greed and jealousy.

PART 4 – Abundance

Abundance simply means ‘more of everything’ and is often regarded as the ultimate success. When people have more than they need it often changes their lives, and they become givers rather than takers. Of course some people will always have a scarcity mentality and they may never reach that point of abundance.

Abundance is not about having plenty, but rather about having a lot to give. It’s about empathy for others, sometimes just giving people money will not help them. It’s the old story about rather teaching people how to fish for themselves, rather than giving them a fish every day.

We all have something to share with someone and that could change their lives forever. Will we be kind enough to help them and teach them even if it means that we could be ridiculed by our friends and family if we do that? If we truly desire success we will need to change our mindsets away from the way we have been conditioned and get to the point of abundance.

My Journey

A little over a year ago I found something different and I started to share that idea with family, friends and people I met. Without doubt I was ignored, laughed at and even attacked online, but I believed in the possibility, the difference and I never gave up.

I don’t think they will ever erect a statue in my name, but each person who believes in what I have found, and uses that to their advantage is enough recognition for me and hopefully will take that person to a point where they too can have abundance.


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Are you poisoning your Golden Goose?

By Marina Caenazzo

goose-178143_1920Greetings from another day of lockdown in Italy, luckily our apartment has a lovely view, so I can watch the mountains and the birds flying free. Daily visits from our local flock of Alpine Choughs to feed at our fruit buffet are highly appreciated. It brings smiles to our faces to hear the scout shouting at us if we are late stocking the table! The global pandemic has got pretty much all of us in lockdown, so it gives us time to appreciate the smaller things in life and think about life in general.

Social media is full of fake news, and it is hard to know exactly who to believe when there is so much information and misinformation to sift through. But keeping positive thoughts is our hope for the future. We should be spending this time planning our future and finding ways to pave the road to financial freedom. I am lucky to be traveling that road already, with the bricks provided by Mirror Trading International.

Since joining almost a year ago, we have gone from having almost nothing, to being able to semi-retire, and it’s something I would not have believed to be possible. Yet here I sit, finding ways to entertain myself while not having to worry about how to pay the rent, or other monthly bills. I used to turn myself in knots at the end of every month, anticipating the bills and worrying about how I was going to sort everything out. Now I play games, draw, read, research pedigrees for my growing herd of model horses, and so on. Obviously, I would like to be hiking and exploring my region, or traveling to new places, but as we all know, for a while that will be impossible.

So, I place my trust in MTI, knowing that five days a week, my Bitcoin is hard at work, trading the forex markets and growing steadily. This is all done for me, I earn even when I am staring at the shelf, wondering which horse should go where, or whether the colour blue I have selected for my image is the exact right shade. My MTI business grows and strengthens daily. Life’s tough hey?

I do not spend too much time on social media… I like Instagram because there are amazing photos from all over and not so much bitching and moaning as is inclined to be the case with dear old Facebook. Some people seem to look for the negative in every case, so FB hasn’t seen much of me for months now. What has come to my attention, however, is the fact that there are a few people that seem hell-bent on sabotaging their businesses. I don’t know whether it is sub-consciously or intentionally, but I can’t imagine it is the latter, after all why on Earth would you want to poison your Golden Goose??

Mirror Trading International is a reputable company that is changing the lives of so many people, not just mine. Earnings are reliable, and although the growth of your business does take some work when you first get started, eventually enough people are seeing the changes the company has brought to your life, and they join you and see for themselves. We have built our team with hard work and honesty, transparency and facts. Of course, you can choose to be solely an investor, and make money for yourself. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. We have chosen to share this wonderful opportunity and take the added benefits having a team brings to us.

What I don’t understand is the need to overstate the facts, or fake results in the hopes of quickly adding more members to your team. MTI makes NO promises, that they are very clear about. It prides itself in its transparency and openness. Results come from the daily trading efforts, and as anyone who has ever done some trading on their own knows, these results can be unpredictable. The results advertised are the real trading results for the day, or historic results, and even though we say there is potential to earn about 10% a month on your investment, this is in no way guaranteed. That said, up to now we have not had a negative result on any day, since trading began, and the average earning for a month has been a bit over 10%. That’s really not bad for doing nothing, other than registering and funding your account!

MTI will continue to grow, there’s no need to try and hurry it along. It’s a proper golden goose, and like any true opportunity it needs to be nurtured and cosseted, not over-fed like some poor Foie-gras goose. Treat it kindly, and with patience, and it will continue to reward you for many, many years to come. By rushing the process, blowing up the results or otherwise chivvying the poor goose along, you are poisoning the goose. You will only succeed in killing it, not just for you but for everyone. Do you want to be responsible for this?

Understand that some people are naturally more hesitant to join opportunities, either because of their cautious nature or because of past failures that may have scarred them. Be patient, extend your hand and offer the opportunity, allow them to take it from you. Think of it as offering fruit to the wild birds. They are skittish and slightly fearful in the beginning, but if you are constant in your efforts and slowly begin to gain their trust and confidence, next thing you know there is a big team. They will watch you to start with, that is the nature of the beast, but if you stay consistent, and offer the same opportunity, with the same or more enthusiasm, you will interest them.

Don’t be tempted to promise the Earth in the hopes of a quick sale. Are you sure you can deliver on that promise a little way down the line? All you will do is cause distrust in the system if you have promised huge returns. Tell the truth, and always be honest. When you lie and say someone may earn 25% a month, then they only earn 11%, what will they think? Is it MTI’s fault that they suddenly pull their money and leave, or is it yours? You, sir or madam, have just cost yourself a golden egg. People are connected in ways we cannot imagine, and by effectively adding a bit of poison to your golden goose’s feed, you may lose out on countless eggs, and eventually the goose will stop laying at all.

Examples of poison that I have seen or been made aware of are:

  • Overstating the daily, weekly or monthly profits, as already discussed.
  • Advertising that top earners are making the daily cap of $15k…that is fake news, and potentially very harmful to our goose. No one has made that target yet, sure they will get there in future, but that golden egg has yet to be laid.
  • Bullying team members into providing weekly targets so as to improve your own bottom line, without effort on your own part. Do you think you are back in school setting homework targets? Do your own work, help your team with training, stop prodding them with sticks.
  • Nit-picking at each other on social media, for problems unrelated to the MTI business, but using the company name somewhere in the argument. Potential members will get confused and probably shy away. Another golden egg shattered. Well done.

duck-2236908_1920Ask yourself if you are guilty of feeding poison to your goose, or rather our goose because at the end of the day we are all in this together, and some of us want it to be for the long haul. Respect the MTI company, and your fellow team members, and new members yet to join. Spread positivity and truth, and the goose will remain comfortable. Spread lies and schoolyard nonsense, and the goose is going to need the vet. Keep it up and you will see the road to financial freedom has potholes and grass growing between the bricks. Cracks will appear in your golden eggs.

Rather choose to bow to your better nature and be open. Choose kindness and honesty, and be a leader, not a boss. Lead by example and enjoy the benefits a fabulous company like MTI can bring you. I am appealing to those of you who are with me in Mirror Trading International, in this time of social distancing and quarantine – use this time to build your business if you want to. Being an online opportunity, it is available to us, even in lockdown. Post cheerful messages and share your stories on your social media, if you just made your first $10, great! It’s a start, and everyone must start somewhere. Just police your own actions and be aware that you are an ambassador for MTI the minute you start sharing the opportunity. Let’s stand together now like never before. Open your eyes, and even better, your minds, to the potential our MTI golden goose has given you. Honesty is key, and please be gentle and kind to the goose, because it is MY goose too.

“This document was prepared and released by Rich Simmonds in my personal capacity. The opinions, views and content expressed in this article are my own and do not necessarily reflect the view/s of Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd. This not an official statement released by Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd and I hereby indemnify Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd.”
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You can’t be lazy, if you want to become successfully lazy!

cat-2471507_1280This sounds like an example of an oxymoron, but in fact it is not.

The average person dreams of becoming successfully lazy. What this would mean is that you could simply sit back and continuously earn money, more than you can spend that is. The problem with this end goal is that you have to do plenty of work to actually earn enough to become successfully lazy.

However most people don’t like the idea of working and they would rather dream of winning the lottery or wishing they had extremely rich parents. Well, dream on…

Let’s get back to the idea that you need to do some real work to achieve your goal. If you work and follow the rules, for example that success comes from hours of hard work, then you have a chance. However hard work is also not a guarantee of success, but doing the right work that will lead to success gives you a better chance.

A practical example is the business I am involved in, Mirror Trading International. If you want success you need to do the extra work of explaining things properly to new prospects, so that they can truly understand Bitcoin and how the business will grow their investment in Bitcoin.

Taking time and explaining things often takes a bit of extra effort, so some people may take the easy route and overstate the profit that has been made or give people an idea that the price of Bitcoin will always rise. They are lazy, and just desperate to get new members to join them.

People often ask why MTI is called an opportunity, and why some people make a success and others never seem to get anywhere. An opportunity means that you have a good chance to make a success if you are prepared to do the work. If it was easy to become successful it would not be called a opportunity.

The question in life is always “Are you prepared to work?” and if you are there are always opportunities.

On the other hand life does not reward laziness and those wanting to take short cuts, so you need to decide for yourself if you want to work or take the easy way and get no rewards.

As you can see there is always a price to laziness and there is even a price to becoming successfully lazy, and that price is called hard work. After all, the road to financial freedom is not paved with gold.
“This document was prepared and released by Rich Simmonds in my personal capacity. The opinions, views and content expressed in this article are my own and do not necessarily reflect the view/s of Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd. This not an official statement released by Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd and I hereby indemnify Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd.”
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The Unmasked Opportunity to Change

Screenshot 2020-03-22 at 14.57.06We arrived in Italy in the middle of winter, and needed to find a place that we could call home. Slowly we got acquainted with our little town of Domodossola, and found a place to stay. We chose this town in the north of Italy for two main reasons: it is in the mountains; and being on a international railway line, it facilitated easy travel into neighbouring Switzerland, the rest of Europe and of course Italy.

Three and a half months have passed, we are comfortably settled in our new home, but instead of travelling we are in lockdown. Perhaps you are also experiencing lockdown or it could be that it is about to start in your area. Regardless of where you find yourself, have you thought about the impact this will have on your life and the life of your family?

The financial world is in turmoil and the stock markets at an all time low. People are selling and losing the little they have in an attempt to get cash, then with that cash they go panic buying and buy enough toilet paper to last a few generations… The only explanation I can find is that they are literally ‘shitting’ themselves.

Don’t panic and be foolish, just relax and calm down. In terms of the COVID-19 virus, the best advice I have heard is the following: Do not change your behaviour to avoid being infected. Assume you are infected, and change your behaviour to avoid transmitting the virus.

What is the opportunity? You have the opportunity to slow down and think about how things can be different for you in the future, and most importantly how you can ‘be different’ from the rest of the herd. Realise that if the herd is headed in one direction, then you should definitely be going in the other direction. If the herd are selling at a loss and trying to convert everything to cash, then you should not be selling and rather look for alternatives that the rest of the world is not doing.

Traditionally people have placed their trust in banks and other financial systems. If you believe this to be true, then you need to familiarise yourself with a term known as ‘Bail In’, which effectively allows banks to keep your money so that they do not go bankrupt.

Some of the alternatives are Gold, Silver and Bitcoin, with Bitcoin showing signs of recovery quicker than Gold and Silver, and this could be the start of the decoupling of Bitcoin from the traditional markets. By owning Bitcoin you are certainly not part of the herd as less than 1% of the world currently owns Bitcoin. That definitely ticks the box of going in the opposite direction of the crowd.

Is there a financial alternative? Firstly we need to think about finances differently, many of us could never save in the past, simply because inflation was higher than any interest rate we could ever get. This caused us to consider credit and became trapped in that endless nightmare. So firstly it is important not to get into any unnecessary credit (in other words only get credit if it is the last resort).

Bitcoin is counter-inflationary, so spend this time getting more knowledge about Bitcoin and then find out more about investment opportunities like Mirror Trading International. Understand what they mean when they say you can grow your Bitcoin. Perhaps through this whole process you may discover you can actually start saving, even if it may seem like a small insignificant amount – like the amount you may have spent on take-aways for the family. It could just be that small sacrifice of not having a few take-outs that could lead to your financial freedom.

Did you ever imagine that being in lockdown could lead to you being financially free? MTI is an opportunity that can be taken from the comfort of your home, away from the virus, and without breaking any safety rules set up by the government in your country.

We have an opportunity to change and in this time we can walk a journey together that will benefit our future generations. Are you brave enough to ‘be different?’

“This document was prepared and released by Rich Simmonds in my personal capacity. The opinions, views and content expressed in this article are my own and do not necessarily reflect the view/s of Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd. This not an official statement released by Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd and I hereby indemnify Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd.”
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Success, friendship and the community that is MTI

different-nationalities-1743400_1920Recently I was asked to prepare a testimonial about my experience with Mirror Trading International, and what it has meant to me so far. It was incredibly easy to find something appropriate to say, as MTI has truly changed my life in many ways. I was criticized by some for making it seem too easy, and for trying to scam people. Although I was sorry to hear that some people feel that way, it also allowed me to realise that there will always be unbelievers, those who do not want to grow, and those who refuse to be helped.
My story is not unique. I literally started with very little, and have grown my MTI business to the point where I can really start to help other people, not just with a little bit here and there, but to the point that I can make a significant change in their lives. I am proud to be able to say that with my help and guidance, many of my team members are starting to flourish and prosper, and they too are able to pay it forward.
Now it’s not all about the money. The affiliate program helps members grow their business, should they choose to do so. By doing this the members are enabling others to follow in their footsteps, paving the way to the highly sought after financial freedom we all crave. But this is not all! What makes me extremely grateful is that through MTI I am making friends out of acquaintances, and deepening friendships that have endured through the trials of life. MTI is an investment company first and foremost, but it is also a community.
I have chosen to share the following article with you. It is written by ‘Hermz’ and is quoted verbatim. This is a personal insight into friendship, success and MTI, and I encourage you to read it and find the parallels in your life. We can all make a difference to someone else’s life, if we only care enough to do so.

“Only read this long talk if you believe friendships trumps any profit that could possible be made in life.

I’ve tried mlm for a long time… Failed more than one time. Got no money to show from all my efforts but did grow friendships that is still alive and kicking today, old ones that were messed up are rewired and it is good to have them back with a deal that are encompassing everybody in a wonderful way.

It took me years to realize that, friendship trumps everything in life, even the profits that are made in mti.

If I am building a structure that has got a closed end on top – like a triangle, with the closed end on top – I could be poor by having only money in this life.

If the triangular shape is turned around were the sharp end (me) is at the bottom. The other wide open end shouts out, “Yes!, become the  best that you could be” then building human beings investments that will echo in the future.

Ways should be found and exploited to guide and assist friends where they could go and also wants to be.

When people build a structure around themselves and the profit that they  could make filling  own pockets only – most of the time these builders just want followers – and do not install the impetus needed to make the world a better place. It is never too late to inverse a structure that disallows many from having the fun of playing the game of life that makes others success more important than my own.

Success should always be measured in the areas of wellbeing and not competing in a race. Everything is about enduring and to complete the walk that you are walking in.

At MTI we experience financial wellbeing in the making at a fast pace and it is set on unfamiliar ground that has never been treaded by many.

Our testimonials are great and that is dropping positive greatness into our buckets that is needed in a world runned by negativity.

Our testimonials will include. in the future, other samples of greatness that includes the essence of financial wellbeing and that is…

“Life is not about how much we could accumulate, but the essence of life has everything to do with — giving”.

Warren Buffet said (forgive me for this because I know that not everyone  is part of what he believes) — The greatest investment that one could make on earth is investing in God’s kingdom.

He gave Billions to the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation that helps poor woman to decide when they are ready to be babied with the joy of little feet around them.

Many poor woman must take the male approach as it comes to them without having a say in speaking about the outcome of little joy rides. 

Today, many woman are equipped and also having a say in the outcome of exploring intimacy. 

With Warren and others input malaria are fought and groundbreaking research are making malaria invested places a better place to live in.

This is a brilliant story and it is lingering on…

For some, the next story part, might sound corny. All the results that were found by GALLUP points to the fact that giving structured around objective key results which are directed to  improve  communities makes our own sad faces turning into a smily face.

We all have time energy talents and coins that is screaming out for creating something bigger and better for everybody.

Wellbeing are structured around 5 areas of life.

Another area was left out of the study because believe is not found in everybody.


Interesting is what GALLUP points out in there research and that is that Career- and Financial wellbeing should not be at the same place. In fact it is rarely found that “career” and “financial” are blood brothers.

With that then said…

MTI allows us to build financial wellbeing while it is also possible to do a job where  hands and  appreciation meets in the fertile ground where friends are challenged and engaged.

My last thank you goes to Johan Steynberg for creating something that are making the greatest motivator – on earth – runs like wildfire.

AUTONOMY that is the great motivator that is overlooked by many.

Dankie, thank you, ngiyabonga


Are you leading… or is weading your way to go.
Spanner Valley”

I think anyone who is a part of the MTI community will share the sentiments expressed by Hermz. We are extremely grateful to Johan for providing us with this amazing opportunity to grow, to prosper and to flourish. I look forward to many years as part of a growing team, and I look forward to being able to share more personal stories along the way. Mirror Trading International is here to stay, and it is the way to our future. Take my hand and let’s walk this path together. I leave you with a quote from Mark Twain:
“Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people will always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.”
“This document was prepared and released by Rich Simmonds in my personal capacity. The opinions, views and content expressed in this article are my own and do not necessarily reflect the view/s of Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd. This not an official statement released by Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd and I hereby indemnify Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd.”
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From the Horse’s Mouth to the Armchair Critic!

Recently MTI shared a series of testimonial videos, including a video I made in the Italian Alps. For reference purposes I posted this video on my YouTube Channel

I received the following message from a prospective member:

Just watched your spiel filmed in the Alps, where you say that “about 10 month ago I virtually had nothing, and I was going to lose everything as well”??
I found this comment difficult to comprehend, if you had nothing, what were you about to lose then?

So how did this miraculous recovery occur? How did MTI change your life, where you are semi retired, and spending time in the ALPS??
Please clarify
Sounds like a paid advertisement and a con to get people thinking that they can do what you “say” you have done??
Can you prove any of this, where you virtually had nothing?? Yes it’s a challenge, where I would consider placing about R4m to start with!!

Best of luck with your reply, if you are honest enough to do so!! When you descend from the “mountain”

Here is the reply I sent:

Thanks for your comment, and I appreciate that some of the things I have said may be difficult to comprehend, so I will explain and respond to your questions accordingly.

‘Your question: If you had nothing, what were you about to lose then?’ I owned nothing, as we had sold almost everything we owned to try and keep our heads above water. I still had a car (as this is a necessity when you live in South Africa) which I was hiding so that the bank could not repossess it. We had sold our other car, furniture, you name it. We were living in rented accomodation and were behind on the rent. So losing a car and being thrown out on the street was the looming reality.

‘Your next question: So how did this miraculous recovery occur? How did MTI change your life?’ Firstly I think that a miraculous recovery is impossible without work, so let me share about the work I did to get to the point where I am now.

I joined in April 2019, I started with $80 which was actually rent money I should have paid to my landlord. An $80 start is not an investment, that is just a right to earn the 10% referral commission MTI pays. Also the binaries did not start until the first week in September 2019, so the only possible income I could make was from referral commissions. I did have a slight advantage, and that may be the miracle according to you, and that was I had a reasonable network through my social media work. Thankfully too we had a very kind landlord who allowed us to pay our rent in installments, so we paid what we could, when we could.

From April I contacted and presented the MTI opportunity to over 1000 people and by the beginning of August I had 102 people in my team. With constant effort my team grew and by the end of November I had over 1000 people in my team. As you can see there are no miracles, just hard work.

As from the 1st of September we could finally start to plan the next phase of our lives. We had planned to move to Italy at some stage, but that was a pipe dream before MTI, this was slowly becoming a reality, and at the end of November we left for Italy.

‘Your Question: Where you are semi retired, and spending time in the Alps??’ I have laid out what my financial situation was like; thanks to the earning we make from MTI we were able to semi-retire and we now live in Domodossola which is in northern Italy and virtually in the Alps. It’s in a valley surrounded by mountains, the foot of the Alps. The video you refer to was filmed in Val Formazza about 40km north of our town.

As for being a paid advertisement or a con, I have to laugh. I now have team members who have joined me in my MTI business that are also able to claim that MTI has changed their lives – in various ways, depends on their individual circumstances. Being able to pay school fees on time, or even to be able to provide for their extended families where previously they could not, these surely must be considered success stories. These people have not presented the opportunity to many people, but already MTI is making a difference for the “ordinary man”. Can you imagine what they will be able to do when they start building THEIR businesses?

That is my journey with MTI so far and you are more than welcome to contact me and ask any questions further. This is all the honest truth, and you should see it in my eyes, if you are willing to look. Yes it’s a challenge.

Best of luck in your R4m endeavours.

“This document was prepared and released by Rich Simmonds in my personal capacity. The opinions, views and content expressed in this article are my own and do not necessarily reflect the view/s of Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd. This not an official statement released by Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd and I hereby indemnify Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd.”
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Why is MTI called an opportunity?

choice-2692575_1920The definition of an opportunity is “a time or set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something.” ‘What opportunity did MTI give you?’ you may ask. The answer is simple, but first let me share a little of my background. I always worked for myself. Being an entrepreneur was not easy for me, perhaps because I ran out of capital when my first business failed at the age of 21, or it could be that my ideas for either too unique and that the market was not ready for them. Whatever the reason was, the reality is that I never had any extra to save or even invest.

Mirror Trading International has given me the opportunity to invest, pay things on time, pay things off and save. That is the opportunity that MTI offers every single member and starting as an investor is always a step in the right direction.

For me it did not end there. I was interested in achieving financial success and becoming financially free. This was when I realised what the optional Affiliate program could do for me.

Zig Ziglar is famous for the following quote ‘You can have anything you want in life if you help enough people get what they want.’

What do people want? They want many things but in today’s tough economic environment, and as I have outlined already using my life as an example, there is one thing in common we all need, and that is money.

If you are an investor in MTI then someone has introduced the investment opportunity to you. They helped you and in turn helped themselves as the company paid them a referral commission, not from your money like other investments, but the commission  came directly from the company. By helping you get started, they have joined the Affiliate program.

The next step to helping people in MTI is to help them make a bit extra too, and we can do this by helping them to understand the opportunity and get referral bonuses themselves. As you refer more people you will become binary qualified and thus qualify for weekly binary bonuses.

Then comes the ultimate step of helping people become binary qualified so that they can earn a little extra every week just like you, and by doing so this will open more bonuses for you from the P1 and P2 pools.

The opportunity we have with MTI is actually very simple and you have the choice to be an investor or help people get what they want. Remember what Zig Ziglar said?

“This document was prepared and released by Rich Simmonds in my personal capacity. The opinions, views and content expressed in this article are my own and do not necessarily reflect the view/s of Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd. This not an official statement released by Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd and I hereby indemnify Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd.”
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What’s your Long Game with Bitcoin?

crypto-currency-1823349_1280Do you own any Bitcoin yet? How much should you own? Will Bitcoin be valuable in the future? Will it be the currency of choice for global payments in the future? These are the common questions around Bitcoin and I will attempt to answer those questions in this article.

I am not a Bitcoin expert, but rather an enthusiast who believes in the long term advantages of Bitcoin.

Why should you own Bitcoin? Bitcoin has been around for more than 10 years and it has been declared dead by the mainstream media over 300 times already. When mainstream media gives so much attention to something, you need to realise that Bitcoin is more than a threat to the conventional traditional financial systems. As the infamous saying goes ‘First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then they join you and you win.’ This is becoming such a true statement for Bitcoin already.

Bitcoin is unlike conventional money and cannot simply be printed when a government runs out of money. There will only ever be 21 Million Bitcoin in the world and the final Bitcoin will come into existence in 2140. Eventually Bitcoin will be the scarcest commodity and currency in the world.

Bitcoin is unregulated and free from any government involvement and this makes the people in authority nervous as it threatens their very existence; if they cannot control your money, how are they going to control you?

How much Bitcoin should you own? As many as possible is the correct answer, but not everyone has enough to buy one Bitcoin which is currently valued at over $8500 per Bitcoin. Fortunately Bitcoin is digital and a single Bitcoin consists of 100,000,000 Satoshis or 1,000,000 Bits. So you could own as little as 10 Satoshi or 1 Bit.

Currently if you own 0.02 Bitcoin (which is equivalent to 20,000 Bits or 2 Million Satoshis) at a current value of just over $ 170, you would be better positioned than 99% of the world to take advantage of Bitcoin’s future growth.

What will the value of Bitcoin be in the future? There are many predictions and some people believe that Bitcoin will ultimately reach a value of $1 Million per Bitcoin and that could be possible in the next 21 Years until the last Bitcoin is mined. Shorter term predictions have Bitcoin at around $100,000 per Bitcoin by 2022.

Therefore the 0.02 Bitcoin you own today at a value of $170 could be worth $2000 in 2020 or ultimately could be worth $20000 in 20 years’ time. Then the next question should be: Why would you only want to earn 0.02 Bitcoin?

Will Bitcoin become a Global Currency that is the common choice of everyone? Yes it has the potential as it does what Gold could never do, and that is being able to be divided into small portions and used to send small digital payments. The fees on Bitcoin transactions are a fraction of what the banks charge and the speed of transfer internationally is within minutes as opposed to a bank that takes a few hours to a few days. As an example, on October 16 2019, a Bitcoin user moved 29,999 BTC worth $194 million with a $11 fee, a transaction which with banks would cost tens of thousands of dollars.

When people realise the advantages the Bitcoin then the rate of adoption and the demand will increase, thus pushing the price even higher. Ultimately predictions could be very low considering the real potential of Bitcoin.

There are many questions and predictions around the future of Bitcoin, but for me I am not a person that likes taking too many risks and I wanted something more predictable. I am an investor with Mirror Trading International, where I invest my Bitcoin and MTI grows my bitcoin through daily trading activities on the Forex markets.

Regardless of whether the price of Bitcoin rises as predicted or just stays at the current levels for a while, my Bitcoin is growing daily. I am able to withdraw my capital and profits when I need them and if I choose to let my investment grow, I will have more Bitcoin when the value increases in the future. Surely that is a long game well worth playing!

“This document was prepared and released by Rich Simmonds in my personal capacity. The opinions, views and content expressed in this article are my own and do not necessarily reflect the view/s of Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd. This not an official statement released by Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd and I hereby indemnify Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd.”

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The biggest problem with Mirror Trading International

Screenshot 2020-03-03 at 12.24.32Have you ever wondered how something positive can be a negative?

Many people will tell you how transparent MTI is as a company and I fully agree, they are the most transparent company I have ever dealt with.

So what is the biggest problem with MTI? Transparency, and the fact that they provide trading results on a daily basis – in the back office, via email and on the WhatsApp and Telegram groups.

Because of this transparency and the over-supply of results, members judge the results on a day to day basis instead of actually realising that their Bitcoin is growing daily.

In most investments the returns are so small that it only makes sense to give results on an annual basis and the investors are happy with that kind of reporting. It also does not cause any stress in the lives of those investors.

With MTI the results come daily and this causes some people stress. The transparency is there to give you the feedback that you have come to expect from MTI, and not to add stress to your life when you worry about a small percentage difference from one week to the next. These fluctuations are normal in trading and you are making a profit and that is all that it really important.

Members might also be concerned that the dollar value of their account may dip from time to time, as the price of Bitcoin is constantly fluctuating. What you need to remember is that the dollar value is there simply as a guideline, particularly for those members who are close to certain levels needed for binary qualification or level bonuses etc. The important thing to look at is the amount of Bitcoin that you have – this amount grows daily as I have said before.

With Mirror Trading International you can sit back and relax, there is no need to stress. The transparency is the biggest advantage unless you choose to make it your biggest problem.

“This document was prepared and released by Rich Simmonds in my personal capacity. The opinions, views and content expressed in this article are my own and do not necessarily reflect the view/s of Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd. This not an official statement released by Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd and I hereby indemnify Mirror Trading International (Pty) Ltd.”
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