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Thomas Smicklas  

Tom, a native of Berwyn, IL, has been interested in stocks, bonds and real estate for over forty years. A classically-trained woodwind musician and retired High School Principal, he holds two master's degrees and blogs.

Mr. Smicklas values a conservative, diversified approach towards investing utilizing varied income streams, always sensitive to of the march of political and economic trends worldwide.

Tom knows that in the investment world there is no substitute for experience, with failure as well as success.
  • Description: Retiree.
  • Interests: Bonds, Dividend stock ideas & income, ETFs, Mutual funds, REITs, Retirement savings, Stocks - long
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Selected bank stocks such as C and JPM and structured preferreds from banks rated investment grade that trade below the call look good. Apr 21, 2011