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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Mon Jan 16

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 7:02 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XLII: SMG

Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE: SMG) was the forty-second stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which [more]

Sun Jan 15

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Millionaire Fools board. 9:04 AM

Re: Millionaires are punks

Hi CNC,

The average Social Security retiree benefit is $1,360 per month, which works out to $16,320 per year. A $40,000 portfolio draw down on top of that works out to $56,320 per year.

That's about in line with the most [more]

Wed Jan 11

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 11:41 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XLI: SJM

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

Tue Jan 10

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 9:41 PM

Wed Jan 4

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TMFBigFrog published an article 11:09 AM

Will Kinder Morgan Raise Its Dividend in 2017?

At this point, energy pipeline giant Kinder Morgan does not expect to boost its dividend in 2017, but it is setting itself up for a likely increase to the payout in 2018.

Mon Jan 2

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:38 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XL: SE

Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) was the fortieth stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes it [more]

Sat Dec 31

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 6:32 PM

Former iPIG Portfolio Year in Review

Based on preliminary data(*), the account that was once the iPIG portfolio and is still essentially managed by the same principles finished 2016 at $55,289.91, up 22.2% from the $45,228.51 that it finished 2015. That easily outpaces the S&P 500 [more]

Tue Dec 27

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TMFBigFrog published an article 4:03 PM

My 3 Biggest Stock Holdings

Kinder Morgan, Prudential Financial, and Kroger are three very solid companies that have earned their slots among our household's top holdings.

Mon Dec 26

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:49 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XXXIX: RTN

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) was the thirty-ninth investment listed in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes it [more]

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TMFBigFrog published an article 12:01 PM

How Ugly Can the Bond Rout Get?

Because of the way bonds react to interest rate changes, some high-quality bonds can fall around 15%-20% from a single percentage point increase in interest rates.

Sun Dec 25

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TMFBigFrog published an article 8:03 AM

Social Security's Next Big Challenge Will Come in 2020

According to the most recent Social Security Trustees Report, 2020 is the year that the program will start becoming a net drag on the Treasury.

Fri Dec 23

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 11:57 AM

Total Portfolio Review Part XXXVIII: ROIC

Retail Opportunity Investments Corp(NASDAQ: ROIC) was the thirty-eighth stock listed in this post: [more]

Thu Dec 22

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 11:04 AM

Re: Book suggestion?

I was inspired by the dividends chapter in Benjamin Graham's "The Intelligent Investor".

Regards,
-Chuck
Inside Value Home Fool

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TMFBigFrog published an article 11:02 AM

5 Financial Steps You Should Take Before You Retire

You know there are big changes coming for you. These moves will help you build a solid foundation for a financial plan for the next stage of your life.

Wed Dec 21

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 2:20 PM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XXXVI: RMCF

Make that part XXXVII: RMCF
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Regards,
-Chuck
Inside Value Home Fool
Disclosure: My wife owns shares of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 2:19 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XXXVI: RMCF

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (Nasdaq: RMCF) was the thirty-seventh stock mentioned in this post: [more]

Mon Dec 19

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 10:21 AM

Sun Dec 18

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 6:35 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XXXVI: R

Ryder Systems (NYSE: R) was the thirty-sixth stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes [more]

Sat Dec 17

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TMFBigFrog posted to the Inside Value boards. 4:59 PM

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 4:51 PM

When the Red Cross Comes Calling

I have a face for radio and a voice that would have done well in the silent film era. Still, for something as important as the Red Cross and Fire Safety, I'm willing to get interviewed: [more]

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