Dick Young grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, graduated from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, with a B.S. in investments, began his investment career in 1964 with Clayton Securities in Boston, and founded Young Research & Publishing, Inc. in 1978 to publish Young's World Money Forecast. More »
Dick's advice to purchase Treasury STRIPS (in the '90s I think) was a big score for me. Counseling on the psychological end—to pull the trigger and fight inertia—has also been invaluable. [What I like best about Intelligence Report is Dick's] ability to slow me down, avoid churning, and speed me up, buy the proper stocks and bond funds, and hang on to them for long periods.