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Fri Aug 14

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conifer posted to the Stock Advisor boards. 12:50 PM

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conifer replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 8:06 AM

Re: Dividend basket

Hohum,

SO was on the list. But as a long time customer, I'm not a big fan of the company. Also, on a personal note, I'm not keen on having the money 'in' coal. KMI was a stretch for me, and SO crossed the line :)

Thanks for the [more]

Thu Aug 13

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conifer replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 9:43 AM

Re: Dividend basket

kelbon,

I can't help wondering why you have convinced your mother to invest in some high yielding dividend stocks when she doesn't need the income?

She started getting serious about buying yet another house for rental income, [more]

Wed Aug 12

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conifer posted to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 2:35 PM

Dividend basket

After several years, I've finally convinced my elderly mother to open a brokerage account and let me invest it for income. Born in 1929, she never cared for the stock market! and most of her assets are in real estate. At first I was thinking bonds, [more]

Sun Jul 26

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conifer replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 4:04 PM

Re: What's eating my Bougainvilleas?

Small, round black droppings fallen below chewed leaves are usually caterpillars. The sprays you mention should have done the trick, though Bt is best for caterpillars...

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conifer replied to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 2:18 PM

Re: Pruning Forsythia Bushes?

It's best to prune forsythia right after it blooms. Anything you cut now will be removing next year's flowers. Some light thinning now to improve shape can be done, but not a heavy prune, unless you don't mind removing flowers. You also would not get [more]

Wed Jul 22

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conifer posted to the Rule Breakers boards. 11:20 AM

Mon Jun 15

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conifer replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:56 PM

Re: Got BABA?

Thanks Jim. I know your reasoning is sound. I've learned from reading your posts, and I am in no way a sophisticated investor. But I've been a very successful investor since my start in the early 90's. I'm just a KISS and LTBH investor who has [more]

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conifer replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:59 PM

Re: Got BABA?

The only thing relevant to me is my 1997 shares are up 21,000%. I'm not trying to be rude, but that investment changed my life. Everyone has their investing success stories, and that one is mine. It's been a once in a lifetime investment. Context is [more]

Mon May 18

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conifer posted to the Stock Advisor boards. 3:55 PM

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