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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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 9:07 AM

Re: What About Texas Instruments?

Hey Rich --

I wouldn't turn down a debt-free company either, but it has been particularly hard to find companies with absolutely no debt that also meet the portfolio's valuation and dividend criteria. If you find some, please let me [more]

Sat Feb 28

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What Happens to Your Social Security if the Trust Funds Empty?

The lead options are: Full benefits are paid on a delayed schedule or partial benefits are paid on time.

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What About Texas Instruments?

Fools --

Walgreen Boots Alliance should be next on my list of companies to review. Because of the recent merger, I'm waiting until it reports its new outlook with it's next quarter before reviewing it. The company expects to report on April [more]

Thu Feb 26

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How Does Social Security Fit Into Your Retirement Plan?

Social Security interacts with many of the other parts of a typical retirement plan. Be sure to understand if you'll be affected -- and how.

Mon Feb 23

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What Can You Learn From Someone Able to Retire in His 30s?

Even if you don't plan to retire incredibly early in life, making retirement funding a priority early can make a huge difference in the rest of your financial life.

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Turn Your $3,500 Tax Refund Into $10,000 for Your Retirement

It was your money to begin with. Put it to use for you instead of for Uncle Sam.

Sun Feb 22

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Sat Feb 21

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Can You Go From $0 to Retired in 20 Years or Less?

With fewer than 20 years to build your nest egg, it starts to get difficult.

Wed Feb 18

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 2:26 AM

Intent to Buy: Dover (DOV)

Hi Fools --

The iPIG portfolio is making another trek into a fairly diversified manufacturing company with an intent to buy shares of Dover (NYSE: DOV). The company makes products you may very well use every day but have absolutely no [more]

Tue Feb 17

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Sun Feb 15

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Could This Be a Low-Cost Fix for Social Security?

Letting Social Security invest like a well-managed traditional pension plan would likely take substantial pressure off the program's finances.

Tue Feb 10

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Fund Your Retirement First

It's likely the biggest financial priority you'll have that can't be easily financed.

Mon Feb 9

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Social Security: The Congressional Budget Office Hints at Bigger Problems to Come

There's a more than $500 billion difference of opinion between the Social Security Trustees and the Congressional Budget Office when it comes to predicting Social Security's future.

Sun Feb 8

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 9:09 AM

Re: It's Time to Part Ways with UPS

Thanks, Rich --

Please do not respond to this post until after you've made the trade. I'm not expecting you to.

There isn't a difference between Saturday and Sunday from a disclosure perspective, so my responding today [more]

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