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 Inside Value boards. 33 minutes ago

Sat Dec 20

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 12:14 AM

Re: Intent to Sell: GPC

Thanks for the perspective, Gene. I like the way you think. Selling is perhaps the toughest part of investing, and I'm 100% confident I haven't mastered the art yet.

Best regards,
-Chuck
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Fri Dec 19

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:20 PM

Intent to Sell: GPC

Genuine Parts would have been the next pick up for review for the iPIG portfolio. The recent Santa Claus/Janet Yellen rally has helped bring Genuine Parts' shares to a price where parting ways looks a bit more attractive than holding on, purely based [more]

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TMFBigFrog published an article 7:00 AM

What's the Best Age for You to Take Social Security?

If you understand the trade-offs, it gets much easier to make an informed decision based on your circumstances.

Wed Dec 17

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How Will You Spend Your Share of This $100 Billion Stimulus?

Lower gasoline prices are expected to knock $100 billion off what Americans pay to fill their tanks in 2015. What will you do with your share of the money?

Sat Dec 13

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 11:15 PM

What about TEVA?

Teva Pharmaceutical would have been the next pick to review.

From a valuation perspective, the company is trading in that nebulous range that's ahead of where I'd be comfortable buying its shares if I didn't already own them but not so far [more]

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 9:56 PM

Re: Happy 2nd Birthday, iPIG Portfolio!

Thanks, AJ:

It has been a great couple of years, to be sure. The true stress test, though, comes when the economy enters a downturn. I tried to incorporate what I learned from investing through the last recession into the structure of the [more]

Fri Dec 12

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3 Reasons to Buy the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF

The iShares MSCI EAFE Exchange Traded Fund offers instant international diversification among top companies in top countries for a reasonably low overhead cost.

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3 Huge Social Security Mistakes You Should Avoid

Social Security works fairly well -- as long as you avoid these errors.

Mon Dec 8

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Sat Dec 6

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Fri Dec 5

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

What About UTX?

United Technologies would have been the next stock to review.

From a valuation perspective, it's trading in that nebulous range that's ahead of my fair value estimate -- so I wouldn't be comfortable buying its shares if I didn't already own [more]

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:04 PM

Re: Happy 2nd Birthday, iPIG Portfolio!

Thanks, Jim --

I have followed your IPIG portfolio and am not surprised you have done as well as you have - with people looking for yield in stocks that are not available in bonds.

Yeah, unfortunately, that's probably a big [more]

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 1:46 AM

Happy 2nd Birthday, iPIG Portfolio!

Market close on December 4, 2014 represents the second anniversary of the launch of the iPIG portfolio. It has been a very educational two year run, and I appreciate your willingness to stick with it.

As of market close on December 4, the [more]

Mon Dec 1

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 11:47 PM

What About ADT?

ADT would have been the next pick to review.

From a valuation perspective, the company still looks like a potential bargain. Some improved cash flow numbers since the original pick boosts my intrinsic value estimate to a bit above $9 [more]

Fri Nov 28

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Wed Nov 26

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

Can You Start Planning for Retirement at Your Age?

No matter your age, if you're still drawing a paycheck, it can help improve your retirement.

Tue Nov 25

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

Don't Let Social Security's Shortfall Ruin Your Retirement

Demographics put Social Security's funding source under incredible pressure.

Mon Nov 24

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

Why the Roth IRA Rules

The Roth IRA offers you an incredible opportunity to get tax-free income in retirement.

Sun Nov 23

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 12:14 PM

What About Infinity Property & Casualty?

Infinity Property and Casualty would have been the next pick to review.

From a valuation perspective, the company has continued to deliver operationally solid numbers in its niche of higher risk auto insurance. Its market cap is up since the [more]

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