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Building Wealth in Any Market!
News and Views | Monday, September 27, 2004
Many investors alike would love to believe that the market as well as the economy is growing stronger with each passing week. It's easy to believe, especially since the cornucopia of economic data has been upbeat for the better part of the year. On the other hand, I feel that a new tide is on the horizon.

Which Broker Should I Use?
News and Views | Friday, July 9, 2004
One of our faithful readers sent in a question this week that I believe all of you new to DRIP Investing may benefit from.

The Free Newsletter Link is Now Active!
News and Views | Wednesday, September 17, 2003
"What is the Newsletter? What can I learn from it? How do I sign up for the free newsletter?"

For the DRIP investor: A little Vocabulary builder or refresher?
News and Views | Tuesday, April 22, 2003
The sound of school bells ringing and children singing are again slowly entering that period of graduation, Final Exams and SATS.

DRIP investors - "Carpe Diem"- Seize the Day
News and Views | Friday, April 18, 2003
With the U.S.- Iraq war winding down to only periodic news segments on MSNBC and the other major networks.

The DRIP Investor and the Spin-off
News and Views | Tuesday, April 15, 2003
Now and then, a funny thing tends to happen to DRIP investors. They run into a small event called a Spin-off.

Do you own multiple DRIP accounts: Annual, if not quarterly rebalancing should be pondered for your consideration.
News and Views | Friday, April 11, 2003
I am sure many of you out there are sitting with multiple DRIP accounts or more amply put, multiple companies either being held at of a similar custodian that holds multiple DRIP accounts in your name.

Foreign DRIPS should also be considered for the long haul.
News and Views | Tuesday, April 08, 2003
We have spent a lot of time examining DRIP programs for the past several months.

What do you mean my stock has gone Ex-Dividend?
News and Views | Friday, April 04, 2003
It happens everyday, you make a stock purchase and somewhere,to your surprise, you don't receive your dividend, either as cash or in additional shares or fractional shares.

The Rule of 72: and his lesser know sidekick, The Rule of 115.
News and Views | Tuesday, April 01, 2003
The Rule of 72. I lot of you may have heard of it and how it is utilized to help you figure out how much money you will have down that long winding road of investment return.

To Defer (Taxes) or not to defer? That is the question.
News and Views | Friday, March 28, 2003
I have been asked on so many occasions, is it better to pay taxes on your investments year after year until you retire or have your taxes in a tax deferred account where you pay your taxes at the end either on a lump sum distribution or on periodic withdrawals.

The Dynamic Duo: Compounding Returns and the Time Value of Money
News and Views | Tuesday, March 25, 2003
In the past few months, The Drip Advisor has emphasized various topics as basic as, "What is a DRIP", Record Keeping for DRIP transactions and a lot of topics in between.

The Envelope Please! The TOTAL RETURN winners are. (Part 2)
News and Views | Friday, March 21, 2003
In consideration of the current world events, one might consider it not the best of days for humanity, as once again we find nations in the world facing war with one another.

The Envelope Please! and the winners are. (Part 1 of 2 Parts)
News and Views | Tuesday, March 18, 2003
Today, I feel like a deer looking straight into the lights of an oncoming vehicle.

So what really have we done since then? Part 2
News and Views | Friday, March 14, 2003
In our last article we demonstrated how both the Dow Jones Industrials and the Standard and Poors 500, both were able to produce over 9% returns over a 10 year period.

So what really have we done since then?
News and Views | Wendseday, March 12, 2003
How many times have we as investors heard the phrase, "Past performance in no way guarantees future results", or some variation of that retort.

The Clamor of Sabers - All is not quiet on the Western Front
News and Views | Friday, March 07, 2003
The hills are alive, but not with the sound of music. We are hearing phrases from the middle east like saber rattling, weapons of mass destruction, threat of terrorism, the need for changing of regime, escalation of American presence in the region.

You've heard of March Madness! Now its time to get Dividend Maddess! - The Dow's Best to it's Badest!
News and Views | Monday, March 03, 2003
Just about this time every year, the sports world hears the retort of March Madness, the NCAA basketball championship tournament.

DRIP investors should have a game plan.
News and Views | Thursday, February 27, 2003
We see it at all levels in sports and business or even on a pleasure outing or a family get-together.

More than just a few DRIPS in the bucket: Energy stocks are here to stay.
News and Views | Tuesday, February 25, 2003
How many times do we go through this?

What about Real Estate Companies that offer DRIPS?
News and Views | Tuesday, February 21, 2003
I don't have to tell you, you can see it on just about every major business channel.

Selecting a Dividend Reinvestment Plan is the easy part, the question is how to determine which companies you select for your DRIP.
News and Views | Wendseday, February 19, 2003
Dividend Reinvestment programs are relatively the same in their enrollment and setup process.

DRIPS and the Uniform Gift/Transfer to Minor Account
News and Views | Friday, February 14, 2003
To each and every one of you readers out there, I want to wish you a Happy Valentine's day.

Utility Stocks: With or without the dividend exclusion will offer an excellent opportunity for high yields in your DRIP plan.
News and Views | Tuesday, February 11, 2003
During the last few months, we have heard nothing but the talk of a "Dividend exclusion" if the Bush Tax relief plan passes both houses and becomes law. Well, let's take an even more conservative view.

How do I best optimize my Dividend Reinvestment Account?
News and Views | Friday, February 07, 2003
Now that you have a relatively good idea as to what a Dividend Reinvestment Plan is and how it works, an understanding as to where the best place to utilize it should be briefly discussed.

Mutual Funds vs. Dividend Reinvestment Programs (DRIPS) (Apples versus Oranges - You make the choice)
News and Views | Tuesday, February 04, 2003
In our last article we had just examined the true bottom line and hidden costs of a mutual fund purchase.

Mutual Funds vs. Dividend Reinvestment Programs (DRIPS) (Apples versus Oranges - You make the choice)
News and Views | Friday, January 31, 2003
On several occasions I have been asked," Which is better to start, a mutual fund investment account or a Dividend Investment Plan?" This question is like a combination of the chicken or the egg and a comparison of apples to oranges.

Dollar-Cost-Averaging: Perfect for the World of DRIPS?
News and Views | Tuesday, January 28, 2003
"Yea who of little cash", just remember that if you make timely, And consistent investments, with the intention of continually making those investments for the long haul, at the very least, you gain the discipline of being able to get involved in the stock market and not get overrun by the volatility of violent swings inherent in that market.

If George W. gets his way with the dividend exclusion who REALLY wins!
News and Views | Friday, January 24, 2003
The reality is that the President's plan would eliminate the "double" taxation of dividends for millions of stockholders and allow taxpayers to exclude dividend payments from their taxable income, which is currently taxed as "ordinary" income

Accurate Record keeping is a necessity for Dividend Reinvestment Plans (DRIPS)
News and Views | Tuesday, February 21, 2003
Getting a Dividend Investment plan started, often requires very little to get initiated.

News and Views | Friday, January 17, 2003
DRIP... DRIP... DRIP... - No, its not a type of coffee grind, nor the sound of water, but its a sure fire way to get you to appreciate the "long-term" philosophy of investing in common stock with very little capital.


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