Paul F. Rodgers, CFA, has an MBA from Case Western Reserve University with concentration in finance. He is a CFA, Chartered Financial Analyst. He managed both personal money and mutual funds for National City Bank starting in 1988 before founding Gold Leaf Capital Management, Inc.
Retired for 7 years, AAPL Long for 15+ years. All trust and IRA accounts for my wife and myself are 100% invested in AAPL and have been for the past 10-12 years.
Thanks to Apple restarting the dividend program in August of 2012, our current yearly AAPL dividends > 2X(my pension+wife's pension+my Social Security). In the 3+ years that Apple has been paying dividends, that's amounted to a total of $1,320,696.82.
The only AAPL shares we sell are to meet RMD requirements of my IRAs or for travel, etc.
Note: The photo was taken a few years ago (late '40's)