The author has been handling his own investment portfolio for over 30 years, consistently beating the S&P. The past few years Mike has become more conservative, switching to commodities and basic materials. The guiding principles come from David Stockman: "My investment model is ABCD: Anything Bernanke Can't Destroy: flashlight batteries, canned beans, bottled water, gold, a cabin in the mountain."
I was fortunate to have grown up Nor Cal style in the 1960's/70's... playing sports, listening to music, and day dreaming. Now I'm a single father/musician/educator with a sense of humor doing my best to manage my finances in this turbulent global economy.