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Thu Dec 25

Blog Comment

rd80 commented on valunvesthere's blog post. 9:00 AM

Some Festive Dinner Suggestions

Try roasting the turkey in a smoker grill to make it even better. 

Wed Dec 24

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rd80 added a blog post. 4:26 PM

Three New Highs Today

Santa delivered a few new 52-week highs to my portfolio today.  Here's a little holiday haiku to celebrate.WFC:Dashing through the snow [more]

Sat Dec 20

Blog Comment

rd80 commented on rd80's blog post. 8:07 PM

Home for Christmas! and a few songs

@1 - Nice.

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rd80 added a blog post. 1:40 PM

Home for Christmas! and a few songs

It's been busy the last couple months with a new project that means spending time in Vancouver, BC.  I've [more]

Thu Nov 27

Blog Comment

rd80 commented on jerryguru69's blog post. 10:35 AM

Money Market Fund—Am I Making a Mistake?

Correction to my comment above.  The savings account is with Capital One 360, not Voya. 

And, here's

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rd80 commented on jerryguru69's blog post. 10:00 AM

Money Market Fund—Am I Making a Mistake?

I'm in a similar situation, just turned 56 and trying to set my portfolio up to generate the income I'll need to retire in ten or so years.

I'd like to be able to do it with a bigger bond allocation, but am way

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Wed Nov 26

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rd80 added a blog post. 7:08 PM

2 Days, 2 Raises

Over the past two days, two of my income holdings have announced raises for shareholders!Yesterday, McCormick (MKC) cooked up a dividend hike, raising the quarterly from 37 to 40 cents per share.  That's a [more]

Sun Nov 2

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rd80 added a blog post. 11:52 AM

A Case for the US 10-year

I’m not a fan of treasury bonds.  At today’s prices, I simply believe there are better alternatives for income investors.  That said, one of the real dogs in my CAPS picklist is a bet against [more]

Mon Dec 2

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Income Stock Spotlight: Becton, Dickinson

Will the raises for Becton Dickson shareholders continue?

Mon Oct 14

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rd80 published an article 3:59 PM

Wells Fargo: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats

Shining a SWOT-light on Wells Fargo’s Q3 earnings.

Fri Oct 11

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rd80 published an article 10:15 AM

5 Stocks on Sale

A market pullback puts stocks on the discount aisle. Here are five.

Mon Oct 7

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rd80 published an article 5:45 PM

Big Corporate Borrowing Stimulates Growth

Last week’s new corporate-bond highlights.

Mon Sep 30

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rd80 published an article 6:00 PM

A 3-Speed Bond Issue for GM

Last week’s new corporate bond highlights.

Mon Sep 23

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rd80 published an article 6:32 PM

Last Week's Junk and Near-Junk

A review of last week’s new bond issues.

Mon Sep 16

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rd80 published an article 7:15 PM

Verizon + Verizon Wireless = Record Bond Deal

Review of last week’s new bond issues.

Mon Sep 9

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rd80 published an article 7:07 PM

6 Billion Reasons to Watch Sprint

Review of last week’s new bond issues.

Sat Aug 31

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rd80 published an article 12:00 AM

7 Companies Winning Big in NASCAR

These companies’ investments in NASCAR have paid off big time, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a piece of the action, too.

Tue Aug 20

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rd80 published an article 12:00 AM

Income Match-Up: Consumer Staples vs. Treasuries

Comparing the outlook for 10-year Treasuries against consumer staples dividends.

Mon Aug 19

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rd80 published an article 7:05 PM

Last Week's Billion-Dollar Borrowers

A review of last week’s new bond issues.

Mon Aug 12

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rd80 published an article 6:35 PM

Companies Saving Big-Time With Low Bond Rates

A review of last week’s new bond issues.

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