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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Thu Jul 2

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 2:29 AM

Re: Shutting down the iPIG Port

It's been an excellent experiment, and if it transitioned to a paid service, I'd be a subscriber!

Thank you for saying that, Steve. I suspect that in a flat or down market, there would have been a lot more traction for the iPIG style [more]

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 12:05 AM

Wed Jul 1

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 12:05 AM

Re: Shutting down the iPIG Port

Hi Again Fools:

As mentioned, the final update to the iPIG Portfolio tracking spreadsheet has been made, and the portfolio's formerly dynamic quote feeds has been replaced with a static view. You can see the total details of the portfolio [more]

Mon Jun 29

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 11:45 PM

Shutting down the iPIG Port

Fools:

It has been an incredible pleasure conversing with you during the life of the iPIG portfolio. I've learned a lot from our conversations, and I hope you've enjoyed them and have gained insights as well.

Unfortunately, all good [more]

Mon Jun 22

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 8:08 AM

Re: Microsoft

Hey Rich --

Can you re-post the link? It doesn't seem to be working for me.

I'm actually a bit worried about Windows 10 as Microsoft is giving it away to people with existing Windows 7 and 8 licenses. I'm not sure what that means in [more]

Fri Jun 19

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Thu Jun 18

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Mon Jun 15

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TMFBigFrog published an article 10:00 AM

How Learning Quest Can Help You Pay for College

Learning Quest is the Kansas state sponsored 529 college savings plan.

Sat Jun 13

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 1:04 AM

What About Dover?

Dover would have been the next pick up for review in the iPIG portfolio. This is the portfolio's most recent addition, having been bought this February. Only one quarter of reported results have come and gone since that selection, and fortunately, [more]

Wed Jun 10

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

What the Acid Test Ratio Can Tell You

The Acid Test ratio is a key balance sheet liquidity ratio that helps you estimate how well a company can handle a credit crunch.

Tue Jun 9

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 7:37 AM

Mon Jun 8

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 8:15 PM

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

How a 408k Plan Can Help You Retire

408k plans, more commonly known as Simplified Employee Pensions or SEPs, provide more flexibility and less overhead costs than most traditional company sponsored retirement plans.

Sun Jun 7

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 6:19 PM

Re: Why I'm Grateful for Investing the iPIG Way

Thanks Mark --

Much appreciated. My aunt's passing was not unexpected due to her long bout with illness, but we do miss her dearly.

Regards,
-Chuck
Inside Value Home Fool

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 6:18 PM

What about UGI?

UGI Corp (NYSE: UGI) would have been the next pick up for review for the iPIG portfolio. UGI has the distinction of being the only iPIG pick with a negative total return since purchase as of now, but even there, it's not too terribly negative. [more]

Thu Jun 4

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TMFBigFrog published an article 12:07 PM

How NUA Can Lower Your Taxes in Retirement

NUA -- or net unrealized appreciation -- is a tax treatment on retirement withdrawals of your employer's stock that can potentially cut your tax bill.

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

Why You Need a Medallion Signature Guarantee

A Medallion Signature Guarantee helps protect people involved in paper-based stock transactions from fraud.

Tue Jun 2

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Inside Value boards. 9:35 PM

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TMFBigFrog published an article 10:00 AM

How IRS Form 2106 Can Save You Money on Taxes

IRS Form 2106 is used to report business expenses that aren't reimbursed by your employer.

Sun May 31

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

Why I'm Grateful for Investing the iPIG Way

This has been a tough week for my family. We had the loss of a family member, had to band together to help another family member move, and had some unexpected health issues within our household. That's on top of the standard craziness of the end of [more]

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