Retired conservative investor increasingly reliant on investments for income. Actively investing since 1970, and sometimes successfully. Using divs from stocks(utes, tel, etc), Reits, Preferred's, Bonds, LPs, Mutual Funds of many stripes, even write calls and puts...... Worked 35 years in corp. America and retired from two Info Tech careers, on both coasts, that bracketed my own proprietorship/consultancy of 5 years. Volunteer tax preparer for last handful of years. Now partying/playing golf/tennis/biking here in sunny Florida and started RMD's.