Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA

Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA is the Chief Investment Officer of Sizemore Capital Management LLC, a registered investment advisor based in Dallas, Texas, where he specializes in dividend-focused portfolios and in building alternative allocations with minimal correlation to the stock market. Charles is a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Fox Business News, has been quoted in Barron's Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, and is a frequent contributor to Forbes, GuruFocus and MarketWatch. He holds a master's degree in Finance and Accounting from the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with an International Emphasis from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and as a Phi Beta Kappa scholar. Charles lives with his wife Maria Jose and three children – Charles, Ian and Gabriela – and enjoys regularly traveling to his wife's native Peru.

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