I am a retired veterinarian who has been self-investing with some success for most of my adult life. Currently I am 90% in cash waiting to see what the markets will be doing over the next 3-6 months. I am extremely concerned about the national deficit, a world awash with cash, and an overbearing dysfunctional federal government with improper ties to the big banks on Wall street.
Five Plus Investor is business owner and an avid follower of the stock market, managing seven different types of portfolios for family and friends. Five Plus Investor invests in multiple types of investments, with the goal of achieving relatively high dividend yield that has a reasonable margin of safety. She enjoys contributing to Seeking Alpha as she has time, with her core audience being new investors and retirees.