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Kiisu Buraun  

I'm retired. Bought the farm -- literally (in NE Texas).

I'm a boomer, not a depression era kid (it was my parents who lived through that mess). So I'm exaggerating a bit when I state that the "Great Depression" ran into the late 50's where I grew up (the Appalachia of the West). But I did go to bed hungry, dreaming of food, because there was literally nothing to eat. The family's grocery problem was eventually solved through the good graces of a religious charity, the assistance of friends and neighbors, the perseverance of my parents, and more than a little luck.

I believe those early lean times provided a wee-bit of incentive to not let those circumstances repeat themselves... I really ...More

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  • Description: Retiree. Trading frequency: Infrequent
  • Interests: Developed International Markets, Dividend stock ideas & income, Energy stocks, Gold, REITs, Retirement savings, Stocks - long
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