Ignore the avalanche of TV commercials touting the money to be made using option strategies. The big money they refer to is for them, not you.
Investors are continuously bombarded by discount brokerage commercials urging them to trade, trade, trade. They're exhortations are understandable; getting people to trade is how discount brokers generate income. But what's good for them is not necessarily good for their investor clients, despite their claims that they can teach people how to trade effectively.