Ray Merola has over 30 years' practical investment experience. Ray is a "buy and homework" investor. Mr. Merola favors stocks of well-managed companies that possess a good balance sheet, generate real cash, own a strong franchise, and are shareholder-friendly. Mr. Merola is an individual investor with a passion for learning and writing about stocks and options. He earned a BS in Civil Engineering from Valparaiso University in 1981. Investing permitted Ray to retire early after a successful career working for a Super Major oil company.
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