Topic Archives: DRIP

Robert Ross is peddling his Yield Shark newsletter from Mauldin Economics, and he’s doing it with an all-too-familiar “enroll in this income stream” kind of idea… in his case, he calls it the “Social Security Catastrophe Plan” and implies that it can “Boost Your Retirement by $185,040 Today.” Like most such offerings, there’s an undercurrent […]

Today we have the uncertain pleasure of checking out a teaser pitch from James Altucher, who one of our readers referred to as the “white Don King of the stock gurus” — he’s peddling subscriptions to Altucher’s Investment Network (that’s his “entry level” letter, $79/year), and the bait he dangles out is his “special report” […]

“While most folks earn tiny 2%-6% dividends on Blue Chips (like Pepsi, Johnson & Johnson, and AT&T) savvy Americans are secretly “boosting” those small yields to dizzying heights – earning incredible 30%-50% on the exact same shares. Originally available only to executives at America’s richest Blue Chip firms, this income secret is now available to […]

The Tom Dyson 801(k) teaser letter for Stansberry and Associates’ 12% Letter must be one of the more successful email campaigns out there — at least, if the interest of my readers is any indication. I’ve probably had more questions about this than any other email teaser I’ve ever written about. I first wrote about […]

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    Thank you for the information, however I didn't get how to buy the q shares of this company or is it the actual qqq shar...

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    Check with Computershare. They do a lot of DRIP....

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    DRIP investing is definitely not an effective strategy for those who need the dividend income in cash. My assumptions d...

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    DRIP INVESTING ISN'T AS GREAT AS IT MIGHT SEEM. FIRSTLY WHERE DOES THE MONEY TO PAY THE TAXES ON THESE REINVESTED DIVI...

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    Intel used Computershare when I first joined back in 1996. In 2000, they transferred stock admin to UBS, but I left my o...

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    Interesting read Travis, i think i will pass on this one though. It is too small and an upstart company i don't really l...

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    None of them delivers on the promised one stock that will make millions. Instead they bait you--and bait some more, usi...

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    This exactly what I wanted to say as a new member at $49 and then after your in he says something to the effect, "Now...

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    I use Fidelity.$4.95 per trade. They also will let you import other investments too so you can have everything on one pa...

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    Well I started DRIP back in the 1980's and it was one of my best investment until the last few years and thinking about ...

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    I'm surprised that our old buddy Lichtenfeld over at the O'Club hasn't rolled this one into his "100% Returns Every Year...

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    Thank you Carl. I look forward to reading your SA posts on FCX as I got in at ~$7. Probably should’ve gotten out at ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    The rent is not determined by pot prices, it's contractual and generally these are 10-15 year triple net leases with esc...

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    See my comment on AHT BELOW. Great little investment. They have a DRIP PLAN, too. No more excuses. You can do it. ...

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    Good plan, Dave. I'm 58, do not have time to GAMBLE with hard-earned cash. DRIP plans invested in solid companies tha...

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    Does ANYONE really know what the top 5 DRIP plans are that he recommends???...

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    So... does ANYONE really know what these top 5 DRIP plans are that BanyanHill recommends??? Or do you have to subscrib...

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    Drs on Dr Oz discussed AD and mentioned that germs from infected gums and through touching our face might get access to...

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    I do not subscribe to this or any option trading service but I do want to post my experience in option trading. Since 1...

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    $noticker No, I don't mind at all. I will take your suggestions into consideration. My eosinophil count is within normal...

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    My research into Alzheimer’s potential “cures” or drugs that do not attack the disease from the amyloid plaque ang...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Welcome aboard! It is theoretically possible to buy some stocks direct through the company (or almost directly, at le...

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    $noticker Funny post :). A smiley after the first paragraph would have helped, though, as it is easy to misread. Sarcas...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    $AKTX's coversin is now wrapping up a small, open-label, sustained daily subcutaneous dosing clinical trial in PNH that ...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Sharon: yes, and also the method of extraction. Makes huge difference in coffee composition: drip vs espresso vs French ...

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    It sounds so much like DRIP. Here's a good article on SeekingAlpha: https://seekingalpha.com/article/1096471-drip-inves...

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    I wasted my valuable Saturday time to listen to this bull about the 26F program. I invested wisely from the age of 18 a...

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    So what id it. A DRIP OR A PRIP? WHAT WOULD A IRC PAY THE FIRST YEAR FOR A $1000 Enrollment amount?...

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    I do not think DRIP is a good idea and here is why. First of all you pay a higher price for the stock you buy on a DRIP ...

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    I've been in a DRIP plan with Target stock for 30 years. A nice feature is dollar cost averaging - you receive more sh...

  • SoGiAm

    Jaka, do you have a DRIP plan set up? and is there a discount on additions if this plan is activated?...

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    I'll continue to hold EPD and use the DRIP while I wait for the market to rediscover that oil & gas are actually wor...

  • arch1

    Here is another media lie. Yes I am no longer saying misreport and such. It is a lie because the body of the report does...

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    One thing to be aware of if using Computershare (CS) for a DRIP is their selling fees. Back in 1978 we bought a small nu...

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    Want some "free" place to compile "drip" trades? Checkout LOYAL3. They don't have every stock but for investing in sha...

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    During the mid-1990s, as a young, wet-behind-the-ears, investor, I bought my first share of Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), ...

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    I have a few drip shares with swx. Any comments would be helpful. Lee...

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    Travis, A couple of points. Computershare.com has a long list of companies for which you can start a DRIP. Also, Int...

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    Do you really think he believes that no one matters but him? I'll give you that he is pugnacious, and his lack of sub...

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    Since the Feds decided not to raise rates now, the stage may be set for just one more increase come June. Otherwise they...

  • arch1

    Would you like to grow your own potatoes? You can try vertical gardening by using steel posts and fence wire to make a t...

  • arch1

    Recently Ben brought up the problem of providing water in arid locales. Here is one low tech method where daily fogs are...

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    All: Saw your posts about water and while I agree in principle, I thought you had got it slightly wrong. Theres not a dr...

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    You can buy stock directly from Exxon oil their drip program will even let you start an IRA. you purchase 250.00 dollars...

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    I agree. I had a free2 month trial period with one of Nick Hodges many different newsletters and I canceled after it ex...

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    did anyone ever come up with the three DRIP companies Mark was recommending?...

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    I just use my regular investment account and reinvests the Dividend. IF you do automatic investments they are included ...

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    2. $REPH (long) Great work, Doc! I'm tinkering with a "theme scheme" for REPH. Here's my first shot: "Amish Count...

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    You are correct Travis, DRIPs were a big deal back when sales commissions were high. Now with discount brokers they a...

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    Great article, thanks. How about a follow-up article listing guidelines for selecting DRIP candidates?...

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    I have have a small position in my dividend portfolio that is growing because of DRIP. I have been happy enough that I ...

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    Given this confusing terminology, wouldn't it be a good idea to change the terminology? To me, complete remission means ...

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    Well, thanks Travis, very interesting as always, but amusing too (today). Here is a hint: REI-UN.TO (available in pink ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Thanks Johnny. If a DRIP is "juicing" your dividends, you have to be quite patient -- that's more like "doing more exer...

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    Regarding EGRX, I do own a small position & do feel it's a real opportunity with the support of analysts at the price ta...

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    Arch! and others: I really dont understand the water problem...the world hasnt lost a drip since he beginning of time. T...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Thanks Kenny, and you have a point. But for me, putting money into a biotech ETF would be utter anesthesia and brain atr...

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    I know I would be thrilled to pay for investment advice to buy a company I've had in a DRIP for 35 years (VZ since back ...

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    Among other things, I'm a professional coffee roaster and barrista trainer, and I need to set the record straight before...

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    Jimmy did say it's what "he calls it"...perhaps it is merely a drip fund?...

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    I've held JKHY for a couple of years and continue to buy on dips. A reasonably stable stock with rising dividends and a ...

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    buying seadrill still adding to position when not thinking of selling have a drip when price is lower smile with extra s...

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    Gummies, we are here to make money by investing in the biotech companies brought to us with passion, clarity and caution...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Yes, TD Ameritrade and Fidelity are similar on that front for me -- DRIP plans are really more appropriate for folks who...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    You mean to buy the fractional shares when you get a quarterly dividend? Nada. And no fee to place your shares now held ...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Tim and Travis and Elliot: I moved every DRiP account I had to e-trade. They will hold the shares, re-invest dividends, ...

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    Thanks, Travis. I do know that Silver Wheaton (SLW) recently initiated a DRIP which includes a discount that I believe ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Very few DRIPs offer discounts these days, though a few do. They can often be cheaper than even a discount broker for t...

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    I've heard of DRIP plans, but I am not currently enrolled in any. I currently use Scottrade's FRIP plan, where I am fre...

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    Elliot, I own some J&J thru Scotttrade but understand they have a drip plan where you can make monthly investments with...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Yes, well said and me too. If not in hospital and patients want to dodge the rigmarole of ERs (who wouldn't?), then it n...

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    Thanks so much to the author of this article! The whole concept of the IRM72 plan sounded to me like it HAD to be a DRI...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Most (but not all) of these direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment (DSPP and DRIP) plans are managed by one of ...

  • arch1

    Dr Thank you for the link,,,,interesting. If you wish a peasant experience Chill Ouzo in a freezer til oily & drip in ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    It isn't. The only real distinction in buying direct is the DSPP part, not the DRIP -- with direct purchases some Compa...

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    Okay. My brokerage accounts give me an option to "reinvest dividends". I never have to do anything. How is that differe...

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    Started with Dominion Resources' (D) own DRIP (not through a transfer agent -- rare these days) years ago when they off...

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    My comment on DRIPS. I have been a long time investor in IBM through its drip program. One has to save every quarter...

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    Kevin, the way you must ask for info about the IRM 72 plans, is DRIP plans. (Dividends Reinvestment plans) And well, lu...

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    my claim to fame bght comsat @opeing price $20 net trouble w// that was the broker only gave me five sh i held and su...

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    Right on, Carlton and Steve. Just a DRIP like suggested in the NAIC (National Association of InVestors Council). I heard...

  • Jim Skelton

    Vivian & eyedoc2: You both make excellent points here re using a D.R.I.P plan. I should have clarified this when I ...

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    I too had a nightmare with a 20 year holding of a drip stock (M.A. Hanna) that merged (PolyOne), suspended dividends, re...

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    I have had bad experiences with DRIP investing, and if I decide to bark with the dogs I would not use a DRIP. Many years...

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    Hi again Guys, As I told Tom Walsh: Monitoring this (and all the other posts to each other thread) was becoming a debili...

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    So the DRIP is similar to the IRM (72) although the thing that strikes me funny is that scouring the internet for days n...

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    Forget DRIPS You can go out to ShareBuilder, and accomplish the same thing. Through ShareBuidr.com you can open an accou...

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    Scottrade will allow you to pool your money and buy DRIP shares in stocks that you own at ZERO fees. You are not limited...

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    Do you have any current articles on Dividend Growth Stocks or Dividend Stocks such as DRIP investing stocks like ABBV, C...

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    Has to do with DRIP (dividend reinvestment plans ) There are companies that will let you direct purchase shares (thus, ...

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    over 30,000 working oil and gas wells producing 9,000 barrels every day... Is that 3 wells to produce a barrel per day ...

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    Item 703 of regulation S-K of shares registered under Sec 12. It's a drip plan disclosure requirement. That's it....

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    I think even the Stansberry guys have teased this one awhile back; I got in ~8 and TDAmeritrade allows me to use DRIP wi...

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    Scottrade is setting up a dividend reinvestment program...to be available in the near future. Scottrade is my favorit...

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    Currently i'm doing an auto pay in ARR which is paying about 14% in dividends paid monthly which is reinvested. Previou...

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    Hey man! this is MY plan! I invented it. In reality it started when I subscribed to sharebuilder. It costs me $12 a m...

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    I think one or two of these dividend growqers in a good portfolio is a must for their stability. Years ago [I'm 62 now] ...

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