Rocket Scientist, author, speaker, musician, husband, and father of two, Joseph Sheeley, Ph.D., a.k.a. SmallIvy, is an individual investor with over 30 years of experience investing in the markets. This time period includes the 1987 crash (of nearly 25% in one day), the Reagan bull market, the bear market in the early nineties, the continuation of the bull market in the late 90’s, the dot-com bust, and the housing bubble and bust. He has experience in stocks, bonds, warrants, options, hard commodities, investment partnerships, and S corporations. He provides instruction in personal finance, individual stock investing, mutual fund investing, retirement planning, and money management.
The purpose of The Small Investor Blog is to share tips on personal finance and investing. Aimed at small investors and working families, the goal is to teach others how to build wealth and invest so that they can reach financial independence.
He is the author of SmallIvy Book of Investing: Book1: Investing to Grow Wealthy and will soon be releasing his second book, Cash Flow Your Way to Wealth.
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