Well-educated; BS and MS from well-known schools. Former marine. Senior transportation planner (25+ years) at a regional planning agency. Financial planner for road and bridge programs. Developed regional ITS architecture. Strategic planning for 2040 Long Range Plan (southwestern Pennsylvania). Recently appointed as member of national Transportation Research Board committee (Revenue and Finance). Using SA as a valuable macro tool for regional planning - thanks to many contributors for the value-added assistance of learning from you.
Nearing retirement, I’m also appreciating the breadth of SA community resources as I consider retirement investment strategies that might appeal to me. After years of prep, now self-managing my IRAs in a simple dividend growth portfolio and will hopefully broaden my investment horizons into a full retirement package that lasts for decades.
Steve Fischer (I'm searchable) Attorney- Investor -Pistachio Farmer- Passed General Principal's Exam in 1979 and published a financial column in the Insight and the New Zealand Financial Review during the '80's. Look for value in stocks and land. I've been investing since I was 13, all except a few years have been good. I live El Paso We have our orchard in New Mexico an hour away.
We have held jobs & internships at various investment banks and have been researching markets personally. We have a diverse demographic of American and international students. In addition, many of us actively research micro-cap companies for the stock arm of our on-campus organisation. Many of us also run our own portfolios.