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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Sat Apr 29

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Sun Apr 23

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Sun Apr 16

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 5:12 PM

Re: Thank you, Fools!

Thanks, Dave.

I'm glad you're finding the reviews worthwhile. I appreciated having the 'forced inspection' that got me to look at nearly our entire portfolio. I haven't counted since the process ended, but I'm pretty [more]

Sun Apr 9

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:06 AM

Thank you, Fools!

Hi Fools --

With that most recent post, I've gone through the "Total Portfolio Review" process outlined in this post [more]

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 9:45 AM

Total Portfolio Review Part LIII: WYN

Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) was the fifty-third stock listed in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes [more]

Sat Apr 8

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Sun Mar 26

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 5:37 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part LII: WM

Waste Management (NYSE: WM) was the fifty-second stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which [more]

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Sat Mar 25

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Fri Mar 24

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:17 PM

Re: 4% Rule Redux

Per the Kaiser Family Foundation, most states had high risk pools that capped the insurance costs at 200% of the typical individual insurance premium. ( [more]

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:00 PM

Re: 4% Rule Redux

Peter ---

Prior to Obamacare, there was a path to continued coverage for most people who had health insurance through work, even if they had pre-existing conditions. That allowed early retirement for those who saved enough, even if they [more]

Fri Mar 17

Inside Value Boards Post

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Sat Mar 11

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Tax Strategies board. 3:30 PM

Re: Investment expense

I'm married with four kids, and this year, we took the high deductible plan with an HSA. It's the first year such a plan was offered for us.

A key reason we took it was because we kept blowing through our maxed out FSA fairly early [more]

Fri Mar 10

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:18 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part LI: WFC

Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) was the fifty-first stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes it [more]

Thu Mar 9

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TMFBigFrog replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:31 PM

Re: SWR ---> RMD

The other thing to remember is that Social Security gets taxed if your income is high enough, and your Medicare premiums increase if your income is high enough. QCD style charitable gifts are excluded from your income, thus potentially protecting you [more]

Mon Mar 6

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Article

TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

How to Retire Happily on Less Than $1 Million

With a little creative planning, you can enjoy your golden years even with a smaller nest egg.

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SNAP Underperform

A recent IPO that practically defines the phrase, "it's probably overpriced."

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Board Posts 3262
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