Christmas is a time for giving and here at TraderLife we're getting well into the spirit with an ultimate giveaway for one lucky reader.
In conjunction with our partners and tailored to suit the lifestyle and needs of a pro trader, we've put together a prize that combines every aspect of your life, both at your trading desk and during your leisure time. That includes gifts and prizes relating to fashion, fitness, events, health, books, and, of course, beer!
All together, the bundle comes to a combined worth of over £1,300, making it a perfect prize for yourself or your loved one. And with the prize due to be drawn on the first week back in January, it's the perfect way to start the new year back at the desk. Read on below for a full overview of what's up for grabs, and to enter simply answer the question and enter your details below. Good luck!
The fine folk at Honest Brew are getting into the Christmas spirit with a Best of British Beer Case, worth £29.90! Featuring a 12-beer selection of craft beers from leading independent British breweries such as Beavertown, Siren, Pressure Drop and Five Points. Expect a wide range of beer styles to sample, including: IPAs, Pale Ales, Saisons, Pilsners, Porters and Stouts.
Find out more about Honest Brew at honestbrew.co.uk
Publishers Wiley have thrown in three of the year's biggest finance books, altogether worth around £80
- The Fix: How Bankers Lied, Cheated and Colluded to Rig the World's Most Important Number
- The Money Formula: Dodgy Finance, Pseudo Science, and How Mathematicians Took Over the Markets
- Rogues of Wall Street: How to Manage Risk in the Cognitive Era
For more on Wiley's range of books on Finance & Investments, click here.
From us here at TraderLife, we're offering the financial book of the year, an Amazon best-seller and a book we've been bewitched and engrossed by since it landed on our doorstep. It is of course Ray Dalio's Principles, worth £17.
Read more about Ray Dalio in our Trading Legends feature on him here.
Getting your full daily complement of vitamins and minerals can be difficult during a long day's trading. Instead, it's not unusual for a trader to spend the day sinking nothing but pot after pot of coffee. Thankfully, the coffee gurus at Vitamin Coffee have the answer: every cup contains your full daily dose of 14 essential vitamins and minerals while tasting great. Even better news is they've thrown in a Vitamin Coffee hamper for our winner, including a stainless steel coffee spoon, a cafetiere, a mug and a hearty supply of the coffee of course - altogether worth £52!
Find out more about Vitamin Coffee at vitamincoffee.co.uk
Perfect for single traders, Social Concierge is London and New York’s private dating events club for successful professionals in their 20s and 30s. Vetted members gain access to private dating cocktail parties, dinners and partner events aimed at a well educated, driven and sociable crowd.
And you will win one year's membership of Social Concierge, worth £360, with access to 3-4 private parties a month in London. Also thrown in is a one-on-one consultation with SC matchmaker and founder Nana Wereko-Brobby (worth £80) to get some tips and insight on the dating scene.
Dappad is a men’s personal styling service, delivering hand picked premium and Scandinavian inspired clothing directly to your door. Get the joy of dressing well with zero effort. And the best thing about winter? Being able to wear jumpers again! The great news is the style pros at Dappad have thrown in knitwear from American Vintage for our winner, worth £80!
Regular readers at TraderLife will know we like to keep our readers in shape where we can, especially given the sedentary nature of the average desk-bound trader. With that in mind, our personal trainer Callum Osborne puts together our Trader Workouts, along with recipes and training kit suggestions, and he's kindly offered our winner a FREE personal training session at his gym in Cambridge, worth £40!
Check out Callum's Trader Workout videos exclusive to TraderLife here.
Casall have been producing designer sportswear from Sweden since 1984, and they're offering two items from their training tools collection to ensure you can start 2018 on a health and fitness footing. First up they're throwing in a solid tube roll worth £40 for optimal muscle relief and tension alleviation, along with a HIT long resistance band, a multipurpose tool for functional, strength, power, flexibility, agility and quickness training, also worth £40.
Casall’s High Intensity Training (HIT) concept is designed to improve strength, endurance and explosiveness for all those who want to take their training to the next level.
Is your life desperately chaotic? Or does your stack of admin and commitments leave you with no time for the fun stuff? It sounds like you're in need of a Lifestyle Manager, and the guys at Buy Time are offering just the trick, with 5 hours of dedicated lifestyle management worth £210 for our winner.
For fans of the excellent Chat With Traders podcast (check out our write-ups of their best interviews here), then host Aaron Fifield has kindly offered to send our winner one of his very cool new Chat With Traders tshirts, worth around £22, like this one below.
See the full selection at chatwithtraders.com.
Shaving & Grooming
Cornerstone lead the way when it comes to quality shaving and ease-of-use, with your shaving needs delivered right to your door as and when you need them. They'll even engrave your razor handle with your personal initials! And they've thrown in a shaving gift set worth £30 for our winner, including face scrub, shave gel, post-shave balm, engraved razor and 6 x razors.
Is there anything more terrifying to a trader than the thought of someone getting access to your trading account and data? To prevent such a scenario, Acronis are offering our winner their True Image 2018 software, worth £111.99, which allows you to backup your data in a couple of clicks, while the subscription offers you the option to backup up to 5 computers along with 1TB Acronis Cloud Storage.
The folks at Littlefish FX provide education, analysis and trade alerts for everything FX, and they're offering our winner their 24-chapter Forex Trading Course, worth £349 and aimed at traders of all experience and skillsets.
Find out more about Littlefish FX at littlefishfx.com
To enter, simply answer the following question. Those who answer correctly will be entered into a prize draw that will be drawn on January 5th. The winner will be informed by email.
In our article on Tulipmania (read it here), we describe how in the 1630s, tulips became the fourth most important Dutch export, after gin, herrings and what?
- a) Opium
- b) Cheese
- c) Clogs
Ts & Cs
- Entrants must be over 18-years-old.
- The prize winner will be chosen at random from entrants who have selected the correct answer.
- The winner will be notified by email following the random draw on January 5th 2018.
- All decisions made by TraderLife in respect of this competition are final.
- Prizes may be sent separately.
- The personal training session is a Cambridge-based prize. Those unable to attend will not receive any replacement prize.
- If the winning entrant has not responded to our email within 30 days, we reserve the right to redraw and choose a new winner.