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  • The Perfect Stock To Build A Retirement Portfolio Upon At Any Age [View article]
    EdN,

    Can I call you dad ?
    Mar 6, 2015. 11:06 AM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Perfect Stock To Build A Retirement Portfolio Upon At Any Age [View article]
    If your baby is born today..
    Buy 100 shares of AAPL,100 shares of SBUX,100 shares of UA,100 shares of NKE.
    Your child will be tech savvy,smartly dressed,caffeine ready for any challenge,and college will be paid for
    Mar 6, 2015. 10:39 AM | 24 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Changing My Tone On AT&T [View article]
    Years ago,any American who wanted to retire,could put his life savings into a 5% passbook savings account.
    Without any stress,guaranteed income without any risk.
    I think most people view "T" as a passbook savings account.
    While all stocks have risk, T continues to try to grow thru acquisitions.
    Long T
    Ditto Rose Nose and Chowder
    In my eyes T is a ute.
    Mar 5, 2015. 10:15 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Can AT&T Save Your Retirement Portfolio? [View article]
    Long and acquiring "T"
    Mar 4, 2015. 02:44 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Dividend Aristocrats: Should They Be A Part Of Your Investing Decision? (Part 1) [View article]
    Dave,
    Nice article and pretty clear picture for me.
    As you know I will be re investing proceeds from a maturing IRA CD in July.
    I will be watching the Dividend Aristocrats list closely at that time.
    I have already written myself a wish shopping list.
    If values are too high on my wish list,I will simply add thru direct purchase,dollar cost averaging


    Thanks for your hard work
    Bill in San Diego
    Mar 3, 2015. 10:28 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: It May Be A Simple Update, But It Has A Powerful Message [View article]
    I look forward to your next article
    Mar 3, 2015. 11:18 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A 6-Position Portfolio For High-Yield REIT Investors [View article]
    Happy to see your NOT pushing ARCP
    Im amazed at the people here still pushing that one,and the sheep that blindly follow...
    Mar 1, 2015. 12:54 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • You Can Absolutely, Positively, Retire Early... Maybe [View article]
    Thank You Doug
    Feb 27, 2015. 05:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • You Can Absolutely, Positively, Retire Early... Maybe [View article]
    R.S.

    While you may know my story,your followers may not.
    Laid off from a 63k per year casino job at age 55. <divorced,no kids>
    Far less than 1 million saved.
    I care for my pop with dementia.
    Initially the lay off was a financial shock to my system,I have never looked back.
    I am now 59,will access my IRA in July. <dividends only>
    Converted 2 entire portfolios from CD's and growth stocks over to growth/income securities <stocks,mlp's,funds... 1 BDC>.
    Many of the names listed above,my portfolio can be viewed in my profile.
    Paid off all debts including condo,auto.
    I get a small Fed Ex pension,pop gets SS.
    Enrolled in Obamacare,and tax rate fell to 15%
    We live in San Diego,one of the most expensive areas of the country
    We dine out daily.
    We keep it simple,shorts,flip flops,inexpensive trips,lots of beach,local music,local events.
    We shop wisely,yet rarely deny ourselves anything.
    This past year, I have lost many friends to both cancer and heart attack,all of which were younger than me.
    I highly recommend early retirement.

    I would return to work for the "right" job offer,yet I dont foresee that happening.
    I am more content now than at any time in my life.

    Having "ENOUGH" is more important than having it all.

    Bill in San Diego

    p.s.
    As I watch my friends die young,I decided to buy myself a brand new sports car.
    CASH
    Life is very short my friends...

    Feb 27, 2015. 11:37 AM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Impeccable Quality, But There Are No Bargains Today In The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector: Part 8 [View article]
    Commissions are a business expense to me,tax deduction.
    I had around $350 in trading fees last year,managing 53 security positions.
    Considering I rebalance yearly,I still feel it is cheaper than mutual funds
    Feb 26, 2015. 12:51 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Impeccable Quality, But There Are No Bargains Today In The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector: Part 8 [View article]
    Dollar Cost averaging thru direct purchase/DRIP
    Feb 26, 2015. 12:49 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Impeccable Quality, But There Are No Bargains Today In The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector: Part 8 [View article]
    Chuck,

    This is exactly why I used DCA to enter each of my consumer staples.
    We own 9 of the above names.
    Buying over a 2 plus year period proved to be a great tactic.


    Thanks again for all your hard work
    Bill in San Diego
    Feb 26, 2015. 11:53 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Accumulate AT&T Shares While No One Is Paying Attention [View article]
    Bought some in January,bought more this week
    Feb 25, 2015. 10:05 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Rate Increases May Come, But Realty Income Dividends Keep Piling Up [View article]
    Gentleman,

    Great thread
    Keep it going,as this volley is very informative...
    Feb 25, 2015. 04:15 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Keep It Simple [View article]
    Also easy to see/explain that the line for happy meals is gone,and the line for Starbux coffees and Apple Ipads/phones are huge...
    Toss in some "I want new nikes,and a under armor tank top" and you have a complete child proof portfolio !
    Feb 25, 2015. 04:09 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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