When the financial meltdown began with the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the talking heads on financial news channels pronounced the death of “buy-and-hold” investing. It had become unfashionable. No one was willing to defend the idea of buying a stock and holding on to it for years. I don’t know… Read More
Brad Briggs is the Editorial Director of StreetAuthority. A veteran of the financial publishing industry, Brad manages the team of writers and editors responsible for our premium newsletters, free newsletters, and website. He formerly co-wrote our Maximum Profit premium newsletter and manages our premium subscribers-only newsletter, StreetAuthority Insider.
Brad bought his first stock in high school and has been hooked ever since. After graduating early from college, success in the market enabled him to pay off his student loans and buy his first house. And although he has experience in everything from momentum investing to options, one of his proudest investing accomplishments has been buying and holding on to Apple since 2014.
Brad believes that successful investing doesn't have to be complicated and that anyone can achieve financial independence regardless of background. As Editorial Director, Brad makes it his mission to demystify the world of investing for a wide audience. His writing has been featured in outlets like Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq.com, and MSN Money, among others.
An experienced powerlifter, Brad spends his time renovating and working on his property in Texas and tending to cattle when not following the market.