TMFBigFrog

Chuck Saletta

Chuck Saletta has been a regular Fool contributor since 2004. His investing style has been inspired by Benjamin Graham's Value Investing strategy. Chuck also can be found on the "Inside Value" discussion boards as a Home Fool.

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Sun Apr 12

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:11 PM

What About Raytheon?

Raytheon would have been the next pick up for review for the iPIG portfolio. From an overall summary perspective, I grade it a hold, based on valuation. I wouldn't buy more at this price, nor do I feel a compelling need to sell based on what I know [more]

Fri Apr 10

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:11 PM

Re: A Lady With A Plan

Thanks for the find, Rich! Her GE-heavy portfolio had a really good day today, but as even she points out, it's too GE-focused and that company in particular has had a substantial dividend cut in the not too distant past.

In terms of [more]

Thu Apr 9

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

3 Features of Stocks Worth Owning Throughout Your Retirement

Dividend payment and growth, balance sheet strength, and reasonable valuation.

Mon Apr 6

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Income Investor boards. 11:45 PM

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

Can You Retire on Just Social Security?

The average beneficiary gets about $1,331 per month before considering Medicare premiums or any other expenses. Is that enough?

Sat Apr 4

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 5:17 AM

What About Aflac?

Aflac would have been the next pick up for review for the iPIG portfolio. If I didn't already own it, I'd be willing to buy it based on what I know about it today.

Valuation: The company's market cap of around $27.9 billion is [more]

Fri Apr 3

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 11:33 AM

Thu Apr 2

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

3 Simple Steps to Retire Comfortably

Save early. Save often. Save more.

Tue Mar 31

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 5:37 PM

What About Becton, Dickinson?

Becton, Dickinson would have been the next company up for review in the iPIG portfolio. This medical devices giant has just recently completed the acquisition of CareFusion that it announced shortly after the last time it was reviewed for the [more]

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

This May Be Your Last Chance for a Comfortable Retirement

If you're in your 50s, you need to get started right now.

Wed Mar 25

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TMFBigFrog posted to the Tax Strategies board. 9:39 PM

Y'all are 1 Billion Times Smarter Than My Broker

Hi Tax Fools:

Thanks to your help, I finally got my taxes submitted over the weekend. I spent a few hours with my brokerage records, my broker's tax paperwork, my tax software package, publication 550, and the NCAA tournament in the [more]

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TMFBigFrog published an article 10:00 AM

Should You Take the Pension Buyout?

It's not as scary a concept as you might think, even if you've never invested on your own before.

Tue Mar 24

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 7:33 PM

Mon Mar 23

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:20 PM

Re: Ever tracked UPS/FedEx shipments?

Hi AOLFoolmanAgain --

I was surprised that from Louisville KY, the item was flown to Nashville!! This isn't too great of a distance.

There's a very good chance that the Louisville - Nashville leg actually took place by [more]

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

6.5 Million New Reasons to Worry About Your Social Security

Social Security is missing death records on about 6.5 million people who are age 112 or older.

Sat Mar 21

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TMFBigFrog replied to the One boards. 5:25 PM

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 12:15 AM

McDonald's: I'm STILL Not Loving It

The next pick up for review would have been McDonald's.

The story hasn't changed much since the last time I looked at it. ( [more]

Fri Mar 20

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

Read This Before You Take Social Security

When to take Social Security is an important decision all seniors have to make.

Tue Mar 17

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

Want to Retire Rich? Keep Your 401(k) Choices Simple

Keep your costs low, and remember: Stocks for the long haul, bonds for the mid distance, and cash for the short term. The rest is just details.

Mon Mar 16

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

Does Social Security Encourage Seniors to Remarry?

When it comes to second marriages, there are cases where your joint Social Security benefit could be lower than it would be if you simply shacked up.

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