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 Dividend Growth Investing board. 10:06 AM

Re: Better than VTI?

Demand is only part of the equation. The other part is supply. And key to the economic growth part is a realization that supply itself generates demand.

For instance, if you want to buy a car (consumer demand), that car has to be [more]

Sun Feb 19

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:47 PM

Re: The Former iPIG Portfolio Has Now Doubled

Thanks, wandern16 --

That's very kind of you to say.

I wish I could take credit for the initial thesis. It came from a combination of reading Benjamin Graham's The Intelligent Investor and touching up a bit around [more]

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 7:54 PM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XLVII: UGI

Thanks, Bernhard, both for the complement and the correction. Your interpretation of my poor wording is correct. I apologize for the typo and appreciate the catch.

Regards,
-Chuck
Inside Value Home Fool
Disclosure: I own shares [more]

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 2:46 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XLVIII: UNP

Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP) was the forty-eighth stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes [more]

Sat Feb 18

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 9:03 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XLVII: UGI

UGI (NYSE: UGI) was the forty-seventh stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes it next [more]

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Rule Your Retirement boards. 9:18 AM

Fri Feb 17

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 9:49 PM

The Former iPIG Portfolio Has Now Doubled

The account that formerly held the iPIG portfolio closed today at $60,028.65. The portfolio launched on December 4, 2012 with $30,000 (see launch article, here: [more]

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 6:24 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XLVI: TXN

Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN) was the forthy-sixth company stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , [more]

Mon Feb 13

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 7:22 AM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XLV: TGT

I'm not convinced that physical stores are going the way of buggy whips. Even Amazon is evolving a 'bricks and clicks' model, and they're the big dog in online retail.

Around where I live these days, Stop & Shop has had [more]

Sun Feb 12

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:33 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XLV: TGT

Target was the forty-fifth stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes it next up for [more]

Sat Feb 11

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Income Investor boards. 6:59 PM

Mon Feb 6

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 9:59 PM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XLIV: TEVA

So I'm apparently not the only one who hasn't been impressed with how Teva has executed recently...

Regards,
-Chuck
Inside Value Home Fool
Disclosure: I own shares of Teva

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

Retirement Planning: 3 Bold Predictions for 2017

You should still be able to keep your retirement plan on track, even if these predictions come to pass.

Sun Feb 5

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 9:41 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XLIV: TEVA

Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: TEVA) was the forty-fourth stock listed in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which [more]

Sat Jan 28

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 7:34 PM

Thu Jan 26

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 6:31 PM

Wed Jan 25

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Tax Strategies board. 3:02 AM

Re: A different kind of IRA question

Was it, by any chance, a Roth IRA?

If so, how much of that money represented a return of her direct contributions to that Roth IRA rather than a withdrawal of earnings?

One way that the penalty and taxes could have been avoided is [more]

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 1:18 AM

Mon Jan 23

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 11:30 PM

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TMFBigFrog published an article 12:03 PM

1 Warren Buffett Trick That Can Make You Millions

The longer you let your money compound, the bigger it can grow.

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