Wealthfront is an online financial advisor that manages your investments for you so you can live your life. Its Upfront Blog offers news and information for the next generation of investors. An SEC registered investment adviser, Wealthfront provides sophisticated investment advice at 75% lower fees than typical financial advisors. The company's investors include Marc Andreessen, Jeff Jordan, DAG Ventures, and retired partners from Benchmark Capital and Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers.
At 55 years of age, J. H. Lampe has been in the Building Material store operations, manufacturing of wood products, wholesale and distribution business of building products and component manufacturing of doors and windows for 35 years. As an experienced veteran of many a down cycle he is of the firm belief in the 5 year cycle of the housing market. One great year and 4 crappy years. He prepares and runs his investments based on this belief. He is always invested in the housing markets and does not market time and invest in no other business.
No excuses of "bad weather" , "falling commodities prices" and or "rising SG&A cost" are tolerated. Good times or bad money can be made with good management.....Well maybe not a lot of money but at least not losing money.
Rick Konrad has been an equity portfolio manager for over 35 years. At present, he provides strategic management consulting to both institutional buy and sell side firms. His greatest joy outside of his family is education, in particular, training young people to become better research analysts, portfolio managers, and financial planners.
Trying to be a disciplined dividend growth investor using several DSPP/DRIP plans a Scottrade account to eventually be able to live off of my dividends. 65-year-old working Californian who plans on working until age 70.
Also, along with wife, have two IRA's and two PST's that are professionally managed at this point and contain assorted mutual funds.
As SA Senior Editor, my task is to make Seeking Alpha the premier destination for financial advisors. I have worked in the FA arena since 1997, and during that time, the New York State Society of CPAs twice awarded its prestigious Excellence in Financial Journalism award to me for a monthly column I wrote on business ethics.
Previously, I reported on international news for Voice of America (where I was awarded a newsroom writing award) and prior to that worked as an editorial assistant at U.S. News and World Report.
I live with my wife and children amidst the verdant and vibrant hills and dales of Jerusalem.