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  • Durability Test: Realty Income [View article]
    Our second largest holding,and I have attended the last two shareholder meetings.
    We purchase O directly thru our shareholder account,and re invest 10% of each monthly check.
    By re investing 10% we guarantee ourselves larger checks every year,even if we dont invest alot of new funds.
    We have full faith and trust in the almighty O.

    Bill in San Diego.
    Jul 23, 2015. 08:26 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: There Are Dividend Aristocrats That May Be Bad For Your Health [View article]
    6 months ago MCD became SBUX in our portfolio
    Its been a great move.
    Jul 22, 2015. 09:32 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • RoseNose's Adventure To Reacquire Shares Of 3M Company... And Buy Now! [View article]

    My want list may change,if I cant get my hands on my own money.
    I am LIVID
    Jul 22, 2015. 08:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • RoseNose's Adventure To Reacquire Shares Of 3M Company... And Buy Now! [View article]

    I went ballistic on Schwab today
    I received a e mail stating my funds would be transferred by 8/17.
    The CD matured on 7/20.
    Schwab had the paperwork in their hands 1 month early 6/20
    This WILL be resolved by wire transfer tomorrow OR Scwab will be dumped before the transfer ever happens.
    Im LIVID at them,office filled with young hot shots that have totally fumbled the ball.
    This is more that "bad luck" it is total DISregard for the customer and total incompetence.
    The US mail could do a transfer faster.
    Beware people
    Jul 22, 2015. 08:25 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • RoseNose's Adventure To Reacquire Shares Of 3M Company... And Buy Now! [View article]
    Nice to see your contribution,I hope you will continue to share your thoughts.
    MMM is like the corvette I have always wanted,but never could justify price wise.
    I was hoping to initiate a new DCA position in my Schwab IRA account,but they fumbled the ball with the transfer,and now tell me 6 to 8 days before my ammo will be ready to fire.
    There are 2 things in life I have terrible luck with,printers and brokerage houses.
    NEITHER work for me in the way they are suppose to.
    Keep em coming Rose...
    Jul 22, 2015. 03:15 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Chevron - A Nearly 5% Yielding Rock Of Stability In The Energy Sector [View article]
    Did I dream it or did they announce a dividend freeze ?
    If I didnt dream it,,,you surely should consider that fact.
    Jul 22, 2015. 12:43 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Am I A Successful Dividend Investor? [View instapost]
    Success to me is reaching your goals,therefore achieving happiness.
    Jul 21, 2015. 11:25 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Exxon Mobil - The Oil Giant Is Ready To Fall [View article]
    I dont invest for the next couple of quarters.
    I invest for the next 5,10,15 years.
    Our holdings are top heavy in oil,and portfolio values reflects that.
    Dividends keep rolling in and there is food on the table.
    Is there anyone who does not believe that at some point some/one/body/nation will have to confront Iraq and or Isis ?
    When the bombs start falling on oil fields,the price of oil will skyrocket.
    If you want to expedite the above process,vote Trump.

    Bill in San Diego
    Jul 21, 2015. 11:11 AM | 51 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bank Of America: Stop Being A Hater And Become A Believer [View article]
    Im a hater of what has been done to our country thru political corruption and wealthy people who should be in jail.
    I am not a hater of any particular stock,and certainly not a hater of R.S.,and he knows that.
    I simply lack any trust anymore.
    Jul 21, 2015. 10:07 AM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Much Bond Duration Could You Endure? [View article]

    Have you researched the world of preferred shares ?
    Doug Le Du does a great job of providing some ideas. grade-preferred-stocks-available-below-25
    Jul 21, 2015. 09:51 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bank Of America: Stop Being A Hater And Become A Believer [View article]
    Four years ago,I was given a hot tip from those in the know to jump on BAC.
    I own zero bank stocks.
    With even the remote possibility of another Bush brother being elected, I cant let myself invest.
    If you have some spare time,research the Canadian banking system and compare it to ours.
    AMAZINGLY they have had none of the problems and or corruption our system has had.
    Where has American gone as I know it ?
    Jul 21, 2015. 09:45 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Verizon Communications Is A Buy [View article]
    We own T and VZ.
    We will be adding some BCE soon.
    Only adding more VZ if it yields 5%
    Jul 20, 2015. 01:08 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Rich Kinder Should Be Rooting For Lower Prices [View article]
    Holding,not adding to my KMI position.
    At some point,someone or some country,will be forced to stand up to ISIS and or Iraq.
    My best guess is it will be Israel.
    Once the bombs begin,oil and supporting industries will skyrocket.
    It may not happen overnight,but it will happen.
    Jul 19, 2015. 10:34 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Emerson - Now An Excellent Income Play [View article]
    Initiating a new position next week,using dollar cost averaging.
    Jul 18, 2015. 02:24 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is HCP The REIT Buy Of The Year? [View article]
    Thanks for your hard work,look forward to that comparison.
    I am full position on HCP,VTR is on my watch list.
    My dad is now on hospice.
    We pray its over soon,so he can go back to planting his Easley maters in the sky.
    Im getting a complete education in elderly health care.

    Jul 18, 2015. 02:22 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment