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Mon May 23

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CABob replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 8:24 PM

Re: Stock Broker

Actually TMF's "broker center" is NOT a good place to go because brokers pay TMF a fee to be listed there.

I agree that those brokers listed are paid advertisers and one should be aware of that fact but the information [more]

Sun May 22

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CABob replied to the Foolish 401(k)s board. 10:44 PM

Re: New Employer - No Matching Funds

Your incentive would be the tax deferral of your contributions and growth of the account.

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CABob replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 10:41 PM

Re: Mutual Fund Madness

Here's the facts. My investments are distributed equally among three Franklin Templeton funds:

Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Fund - Class A (TEDIX)
Templeton Global Balanced Fund - Class A (TAGBX)
Templeton Global Return Fund -
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Sat May 21

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CABob replied to the Test/Practice Tables & Tags board. 7:48 PM

Re: how wide is the text?

But only this wide
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when you type it.

Thu May 19

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CABob replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 7:58 PM

Re: brokerage account

That is what a brokerage account if for ... so I am confused by your question. Can you elaborate a bit?

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CABob posted to the I See DEAD PEOPLE board. 1:07 PM

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Wed May 18

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CABob replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 11:12 PM

Re: Which broker firm to sign with?

Have you reviewed the content at http://www.fool.com/how-to-invest/broker/index.aspx and the Discount Brokers board at [more]

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CABob replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 3:49 PM

Re: Accounting for Dividends when tracking returns

You might be better served by looking at the dividend reinvestment as a two step process. The first step is the corporation paying a dividend which is income to you. The second step is the purchase of additional stock which should be recorded as some [more]

Tue May 17

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CABob replied to the Estate Planning and the Fool board. 11:14 PM

Re: Time to update my will, need trust too?

My stats are quite similar to yours including living in California. We first created wills and a trust about 12 years ago primarily to deal with the estate tax. Since then the exemption for estate taxes has been increased making that reason less [more]

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CABob replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 9:18 PM

Re: probably a really foolish question

I don't think that is a question that can be definitively answered. There are just to many unknowns and differences in philosophy etc.
I think good arguments can be made for having anywhere between 0% and 100% in each of those [more]

Fri May 13

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CABob replied to the Investing Beginners board. 2:31 PM

Re: Navigating MSN Money and Yahoo Finance

I am more familiar with Yahoo so from its main page https://www.yahoo.com/ I click on Finance on the left side and get https://finance.yahoo.com/
This is the jumping [more]

Wed May 11

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CABob replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 2:16 PM

Re: Stock Broker

First visit the Broker Center at http://www.fool.com/how-to-invest/broker/index.aspx?source=i...
Then visit the Discount Brokers board at [more]

Tue May 10

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CABob replied to the Discount Brokers board. 10:39 PM

Re: Alternative Brokerages

What Joel said and....
Yes I did use the upper right search box. I have found that if you use the search box while reading ain one of the message boards the search results are usually from that message board. There is also a box on the left that [more]

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CABob replied to the Discount Brokers board. 12:22 AM

Re: Alternative Brokerages

I know that Motif has occasionally been discussed. A search for them yielded a number of links
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Mon May 9

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CABob replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:18 PM

Re: 401k plan options

Look at the broad based funds with the lowest expense ratios. These are apt to be index funds. The stable value fund might be suitable for your fixed income component
Look at your total investing portfolio to see how these funds fit with them.

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CABob replied to the An Open Letter board. 5:17 PM

Re: An Open Letter

Perhaps they were just assuring that in fact the PJs went to your wife and not someone else.

Just saying.

Thu May 5

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CABob replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 5:42 PM

Re: This guy is reenacting the war on drugs.

Government employee?

Wed May 4

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CABob replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 9:33 PM

Re: Please respect my time

A better place to make this type of post would be the Improve the Fool board at http://boards.fool.com/improve-the-fool-100007.aspx?mid=3222...

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