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  • 5 Dividend Payers To Consider For 2014 And Beyond [View article]
    I own all of these except for TGT.
    I am comfortable holding all of them for a very long time.
    Dec 26, 2013. 10:10 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • DUKH: A 6.3% Yield And 20%+ Upside From A Large Utility [View article]
    LONG and acquiring DUKH.
    LONG Opfe.
    Dec 26, 2013. 09:46 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Team Alpha Portfolios For Retirement: When Is Enough, Enough? [View article]
    My goal was 1 million,and as of now,I have fallen short.
    I may have to return to work to achieve my goal.
    Since I am now unemployed for 3 years, I feel qualified to add my opinion.
    The magic number you need is very much based on # 1 your DEBT, and # 2 your lifestyle.
    If you are car loan free,mortgage free,credit card free,you can retire on much less.
    If you white linen dine everynight,it will cost you more.
    If you are like me and love to travel, you will need a little more than a tv and less active retiree.

    Bill in San Diego
    out of work 3 years,soon to be 58
    Dec 25, 2013. 12:09 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Investing In A Rising Interest Rate Environment [View article]
    Happy Holidays my friend
    I values your work,and your advice.
    MOST of all I values your ability to help "the little guys" like me learn.

    Bill in San Diego
    Dec 24, 2013. 10:18 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The 4% Plan: Updating Your 2014 Equity Position [View article]
    Love this article except for VOD.
    Remember you need stable dividends,and VOD has not been the rock.
    Dec 24, 2013. 10:00 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Monthly Dividend Stocks To Snag In 2014 [View article]
    I can never find enough quality monthly payers.
    Thanks fro this fine article
    LONG O,WMT,Opf
    Dec 24, 2013. 05:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Procter & Gamble's Hidden Source Of Value [View article]
    Dont even check the price
    Am I up on PG ?
    dont know..
    Am I down on PG ?
    dont know
    Dec 21, 2013. 01:39 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Protected Principal Retirement Strategy: Preliminary Portfolio Re-Balancing [View article]
    Im always seeking quality monthly payers.
    I have used some of the Eaton Vance funds.
    looking forward to a follow up on this info

    Thanks Ralph
    Dec 21, 2013. 10:24 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • If You Like Exxon Mobil Here, You're Gonna Love Chevron [View article]
    Keep in mind the public and investors are spoon fed info thru highly talented PR departments.
    I strongly doubt that WB,Soros,Icahn even bother to read the same investment literature that we do.
    We are sheep led by company propaganda.
    They have the real inside story
    Dec 20, 2013. 11:15 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dividend Growth Investing: Misguided And Doing It All Wrong [View article]

    Great article and I echo Chowder.
    My parents were 100% CD savers.
    While my pop did a truly unbelievable job of saving money on a very low income, they would rotate their 6 month,1 year and 2 year CDs.
    Even a hint of suggesting a mutual fund was out of the question.
    As you know from our private e mails, I am still in the learning phase of DGI.
    Writing a "mission statement" has helped me remain focused.
    Just this past week, I did a total re balance of my direct invest account.
    Unlike a Scottrade account,buying and selling to rebalance in a DIR account will probably take over a month to complete.
    I only wish I would have learned the discipline of DGI years ago.
    In my mind, DGI is a "discipline" of investing.
    To those of you who have helped me learn,,I want to say THANK YOU.
    To those of you who are Christian, MERRY CHRISTmas.
    To those of you of other faiths "Happy Holidays"

    Gob Bless America,

    Bill in San Diego
    Dec 20, 2013. 10:19 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Do I Know When To Sell A Stock? [View article]

    Thanks again for your great work
    Dec 18, 2013. 05:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Should Coca-Cola Be Added To My Dividend Growth Portfolio? [View article]
    Once again,I echo CapeCap,I hate to overpay for anything...
    KO,like XOM,will always be debated <GE too>
    Dividend is too low for both,both provide outstanding management and portfolio safety.
    While people hate Sexy Rexy,I still think he will have the finale say,and just received a huge endorsement from WB.
    I could not see building a dividend growth portfolio without either one.
    Dec 18, 2013. 09:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • With The Berry Petroleum/Linn Energy Merger Approved, LINE/LNCO Is A Buy [View article]
    Sorry folks,I SOLD and took a beating
    Yeah,yeah,,I know as a dividend growth investor,you are suppose to ride out the lows.
    With this one I couldnt because of the debt.
    SO,I took my sound beating,but sold off some other gainers to offset the terrible beating.
    Dec 17, 2013. 11:39 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kellogg Company - Dividend Stock Analysis [View article]
    Long K,GIS,PG,CPB
    Dec 17, 2013. 11:36 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 'Pure Play' Health Care REITs Worth Buying [View article]
    Soon to be 58,we the boomers are aging.
    You know my feelings on this sector.
    Dec 17, 2013. 03:18 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment