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pgilberg1@juno.com
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pgilberg1@juno.com

I have tried to e-mail you, and I have tried to call, no phone # I WANTED TO TELL YOU ABOUT (fCX) there LABOR problem there. with brow betting. The Indonesian government wants (fcx) to put in a smelting plant and they plan on stop shipping of ore by boat in oct also. Told the company that if they did not give them a % Of the smelting plant that they have line up a other company to replace them. They also well not give (FCX) as long on there license as they want. I also wanted to take a… Read more »

william hawkins jr
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william hawkins jr

i got in the real wealth strategist to invest in the magic metal and damn it i better be able
to get into that stock or i will go to AGORA FINANCIAL about it or get my damn money back
there is no damn reason for things to be this way

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Barbara Sklar
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Barbara Sklar

I bought all 5 stocks for the freedom checks but all of them are down. My grandkids whom I bought them for are disappointed. What should I tell them. Also can I invest this money in that college fund not sure what it is called.

Mr GG
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Mr GG

can you tell me what the 5 stocks are? quite possibly they were run up by this promotion and will eventually come around. They may be defensive moves in preparation for the S&P 500 pull back later in 2018

blue cat
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blue cat

KNOP, NAP, PBA, SBR. SJT, SXCP., Yes, that is six. He recommended four in November, then two more in December to people already subscribing. In the teaser I do not know which was not included. PBA is interesting in that it pays its dividend monthly. I have not as yet bought NAP but have no particular problems with any of them.

LAS77
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Those listed in “The $34.6 Billion Payout” are SJT, CTT, SXCP, PBA and SBR. Those are the ones I researched and bought in the last 3 days – see my post above.

LAS77
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LAS77

I also bought all 5 of the “Freedom Check” stocks (in the last 3 days at a price lower than Badiali’s “up to” price), and 3 are in the green with 2 losing less than a few cents per share. Remember that these are income producing investments. Three pay monthly, 2 quarterly in Feb, May, Aug & Nov. and all have yields over 5% with one at around 10%. These were chosen by the editor to counter the bear market we are facing (and much worse). Hang onto them.

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Marie
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Marie

I emailed some time ago asking for advice on buying Canadian Stocks I am in the UK! But have not had a reply!!??

Rynae
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Rynae

Yes I too bought all 5 of the stocks recommended to buy in order to be a part of the freedom check holder and all 5 are down….. my question is, even tho they are down do we still get a check? Because we are still owners of the amount of shares we all bought?….

Tyler
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Thank you for your info. I believe if you sign up for an account on an exchange, Capital Investing, E Trade, etc… google penny stocks, google robotics & Marijuana stocks, google the mining companies suggested. Do your due diligence by reading up on each company and watch listing each company you will be able to decide for yourself what companies to invest in and stocks to purchase. I am no Matt Badiali, really no one at all just learning myself, but I have seen great jumps and made profits off of these industries. I have never tried nor smoked Marijuana… Read more »

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“Freedom check” is a fancy name for a dividend–except that this is paid by an entity that is taxed differently from a corporation. Yes, you can hold the REIT in any account you like. The dividends are almost all of the earnings, so they will be larger than a corporation would usually pay. You get paid every quarter irrespective of the price, but if it isn’t making money they can reduce or eliminate the payments–just like a regular corporation can do with dividends.

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Andrew slone
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Andrew slone

Would I loose money if I bought stocks in this these company’s?

blue cat
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blue cat

It is not possible to predict the future with certainty. Newsletter publishers think they are making good recommendations of stocks that will go up. Go to the Banyan Hills website, under Real Wealth Strategist look at the portfolio and past recommendations. Some have gone up, some have gone down. On balance I have made a little bit on the recommendations but not anything to brag about. Matt Badiali has a new newsletter for $1000 or so a year and I have not subscribed and don’t plan to do so. He there offers a “guarantee” the his overall portfolio will return… Read more »

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Bill
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Bill

What were the stocks?

Paul
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Paul

My immediate response was scam. I agreed to only the $47 bare bones, but the confirmation came in at $444.00 price… that is fraudulent scam tactics…that tells me it is all smoke and mirrors like all the rest. Burn in hell folks.

blue cat
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blue cat

Paul, that is unacceptable of course. The first thing you should do is get on the phone to customer service and tell them they charged you the wrong amount, you are sure it was a typographical error, and you want them to fix it immediately. Give them that chance. If you get excuses or bs you call your credit card company and tell them you were billed the wrong price and they aren’t giving you satisfaction. I have the bare-bones subscription also and there wasn’t a problem. Today I called about a different subscription and customer service resolved my problem… Read more »

John
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John

What number did you call?

I called 866-584-4096, 888-898-2227, 410-622-3003.

The numbers are always busy.

I think this is a scam

blue cat
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blue cat

If you have tried to call customer service repeatedly, your next step is with your credit card company. They will ask whether you have contacted the merchant. You tell them in detail how hard you have tried. I’ve had one where my call always went to voice mail; I left my number and got no return call. My credit card company refunded my money. That experience had nothing to do with this.

Willie
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Willie

I did the same ,will keep a eye on it.

Tom
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Tom

You always have to wonder if these people are so rich why are they pedaling something for $50 to us. Why can’t they just tell us?

David Berger
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David Berger

right on tom…..these guys want to show you there multi-million dollar bank account and tell you how they left big business behind to help the “little guy” yet he still needs to add my 50 bucks onto his already oversized pile

Jan
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Jan

II just watched the entire presentation of Real Wealth Strategist and it has me thinking “Is this to good to be true”?
I was wondering if anyone can tell me if this is a SCAM?? Unfortunately, there are so many people who will take advantage of others that you trust No-One! Thoughts…, has anyone out there received these FREEDOM CHECKS??
Thanks for replying!

blue cat
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Jan, it is not exactly a scam, but certainly misleading. He calls them Freedom Checks. I call them dividends, and yes, I have been receiving them for decades. You do NOT just sign up for them, you invest in a company, which in this case is usually a REIT or master limited partnership, and every 3 months you receive a dividend or call it a “distribution”. . The REITS are required by law to distribute 90% of their earnings, so to get the size of checks he describes would require a huge investment. This is conveniently not mentioned. He works… Read more »

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Fitz Simmons
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Hey Blue Cat, thanks for your answer; just out of curiosity, about how much did you invest to receive $100 quarterly?

blue cat
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blue cat

Typically these companies are paying in the range of 5-7% annually. So a $10000 investment will give about $125 checks four times a year. You can pick companies that pay different months so as to get a check every month. To get a fantastic $6000 check monthly would require something over a million dollar investment. Realistically, that should not be all put in one company, either. I take issue with comparing this investment to Social Security. You definitely do NOT sign up for “freedom checks”! You make an investment and collect dividends. Those related to oil, for example, are likely… Read more »

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finfan1954
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finfan1954

Maybe I missed it,j blue cat. Did you mention how long you have been with the Real Wealth Strategist ?

blue cat
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blue cat

About 6 months.

Lorita Heale
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Lorita Heale

Thank you Blue Cat for sharing the details of your experience. You have helped me a great deal through your sharing.

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Cdm@55
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Cdm@55

So with the mentioned $10 initial investment, it doesn’t should like there is much of a return. Would you agree? What investment would you suggest to get a $1000-$5000 month or quarter dividend?

blue cat
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$10 initial investment? Not worthwhile unless you are just monitoring. The % indicated dividends on these REITs vary, but something like $500000 distributed over all Badiali’s REIT picks should produce something like $5000 quarterly. Remember, they have to pay out almost all their earning so how is the company to grow? Depending on your age and health, you might do better with a regular company that increases its dividend every year.

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Gail Schwartz
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Hi. There is none that I.know of? RIGHT now anyway. Stream movies tv shows. Amazon, hulu, nothing new to invent or invest online shopping, been there done that. Can’t drive,or no job, uber, NOTHING new to invent. A new wowza video GAME console? Microsoft, sony, Nintendo , nothing new to invent or invest. Can u invent something? There is no way to generate $1000-$5000 month ur talking about. LEARN how to play poker, go to the casino, get in tournament in person or online. U palace in the money, u can make that $ u want.

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Gail Schwartz
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Well blue cat that is hardly enough for me. $500? I just blew $500 for a video game system & Game. I just Got off the phone with a local AHEM? Investor strategist that u pay to.help u invest ? Ur MONEY. I needed about $700 month to add to my social security to help me move to better apt. The scum had the nerve to tell me I had to give him $100k to generate my extra $700 a month..They is the Scam investment houses are running. U HAVE TO.know about stock, investment strategies, etc to make real money.… Read more »

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Janine
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Janine

Blue cat how will you pick your stocks after you cancel your subscription to Banyan Hill?

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blue cat
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Look about me and check e-Trade for companies I admire. Years back when I noticed the Walmart parking lot was always full, I bought stock. The kids love McDonald’s? Check the price and dividends. Lowe’s gives good service and has some great prices> Check that one too. Read the news, and the articles in Barrons. I’ll hang onto the mines–I do believe eventually those prices will go up–but after my subscription expires I won’t buy any more. Over time, as in 20 years or more, I believe the companies that increase profits and dividends every year–the Proctor & Gamble, Johnson… Read more »

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Rosetta Diaz
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Rosetta Diaz

Hi.

Did u put up more than $100 less than $1000 into it

blue cat
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blue cat

$47 for the subscription, varying amounts into the picks. They have been paying the dividends on time, but I did not invest millions or anything close, so the dividends are much less than he promises.

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Jodi
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Jodi

Thank you so much for your answer here. My gut was telling me something similar, but I couldn’t put my finger on it exactly. And all the “reviews” I came across ended up just being plugs for the program. I couldn’t find anything objective or legit. This answer alone was so helpful.

Kimberly
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Kimberly

For a return of $100 quarterly what was your initial investment?

Janine
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Janine

Blue cat, how much do you have invested to get that $100 quarterly check?

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blue cat
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About $8000.

Neat
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Neat

Bluecat, were you with a different compny or just receiving dividends from previous investments, because you said you’ve been receiving checks for years but only been with Real Wealth Strategist for 6 months?

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blue cat
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blue cat

For the most part I pick my own stocks. I tried a couple of newsletters to see whether it would improve my returns. The jury is still out. Because of the high dividends over the years many of my stocks have been REITs and some the same ones he recommends.

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Gary A Fowler

This Badiali guy, or whatever his name is, makes a hell of a pitch. I was all set to get the $79 package and put $1,000 down with his top picks, but he only shows us his top, most successful investors. It’s not exactly a scam but hardly anyone is going to do that well, and he conveniently omits that. Now, after reading the comments I’m not going to subscribe. It’s way too good to be all true.

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The last ad I saw said somebody had received a “Freedom Check” for over $26000. Now that is just stretching imagination too far. There are a few of those REITs that pay a bit over 10% annually. Now the check would be 1/4 of the annual yield, so that would be over a million dollars invested. And Mr. Badiali is showing what is clearly a government check, saying you have to sign and deposit it. The truth is that if you hold your stock in your brokerage account, which most of us do, it is deposited directly there. It is… Read more »

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Donu
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BLUE CAT, (and everyone else) TRY AMZA, YOU WILL BE PLEASENTLY SURPRISED EVERY QUARTER.

blue cat
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blue cat

AMZA is an ETF which owns shares of master limited partnerships. It pays a whopping dividend of 23.85%, based on today’s share price of 8.65. It was formed in 2014 and at that time the share price hit $25. So the “Freedom Checks” amounted to return of capital. On my brokerage account I get the chart and the most recent distribution, but not the history of distributions. If the distribution was constant over the 3 1/2 years they would have come close to having paid out the entire initial investment. Trouble is, most of the initial capital is gone, too.… Read more »

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Donu
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DO NOT BUY AMZA UNTIL IT FALLS TO 7.6 OR LESS.