The Buy and Hold Optometrist Billionaire

Forbes recently profiled self-made billionaire and philanthropist Herbert Wertheim, 79-year-old who amassed his fortune from a “lifetime of prudent do-it-yourself buy-and-hold investing.” The article chronicles Wertheim’s life as an optometrist and small businessman, describing him as “the greatest individual investor the world has never heard of” and calling his strategy a “mix of Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch, with a touch of Jack Bogle, given that he dislikes fees.” Wertheim’s engineering and inventing background has… Read More