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Low Sweat Investing  

Investing is never ‘no sweat’ but how about some 'low sweat' investing? That’s what I call my personal investing approach, which I think can work well for people living on their portfolios (or planning to).

My approach is simple: a diversified portfolio of stocks with dividends that rise to offset inflation, high quality fixed income investments, as well as a few higher yielding diversifiers like REITs and other alternative asset classes. I've been investing this way since the bear market of 2000-2002 and it has served me well in good markets and bad.

I’m an everyday investor living in a California beach town. Before deciding to support myself solely through investing (which is making money) and writing ...More

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  • Description: Full-time Investor. Trading frequency: Monthly
  • Interests: Bonds, Dividend stock ideas & income, ETFs, REITs, Stocks - long
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COP Based on mgmnt plan, at today's price shareholders will get 4.5% yield and 5% yearly dividend growth, following 2 for 1 refining spinoff Sep 8, 2011