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Education and Work
March 10 2008
Long-Term Buy to Hold
Medium (4-12 Stocks)
Stocks I Own:
AAPL, BRK-B, NFLX, ATVI, DDD, SWKS, GOOGL, UA, UAA, FB
Education And Work Information
Punahou School, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Penn State University
Executive Director, Motley Fool Farm Team
Company / Organization
Writer Manager, Fundraiser, University Professor
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Love, Actually; Music & Lyrics; LOTR; Clue
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Dar Williams, Liz Phair (old-skool), Magnetic Fields, Indigo Girls, Suzanne Vega, Portishead
Great Books Read Recently:
White Like Me - Tim Wise
Book Currently Reading:
The Body Keeps the Score
TMFTurtle is following 7 Fools
An Interview with TMFTurtle
Last updated: 6/2/2015
What seemingly insurmountable challenge did you meet and defeat?
I'll go on record as disliking the war imagery of defeat, but here are a few challenges I've dealt with in my life:
--earning a PhD;
--growing up in the Navy, thus moving ~5k miles every few years;
--leaving academia and refiguring my career; and
--having a chronic illness.
What other financial products or services do you use?
A broker. That's about it.
Does ethics or 'socially responsible investing' have a place in your investment approach? How so? How not?
Absolutely. I don't care so much about the so-called "sin stocks" (although I'll still avoid tobacco companies), but I do care about companies who are using their hefty power to either support or oppress people around the globe.
Nestle, which is trying to privatize water and contributing to the drought in California? Not a company I'm interested in.
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