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Selling General Electric Stock in my DRIP

I just sold my GE stock today that I had been DRIPing directly through the company. I sold despite the fact that I feel it is a great stock, especially at its current price. (They even just recently raised the dividend to 0.17/share/quarter.) The reason why was that I do...

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Yield on Cost and Other Investing Terms

I’ve previously talked about the Dividend Reinvestment and Dollar-Cost Averaging spreadsheets that I made available on Google Docs. Today I made additions to them, including a Definitions sheet describing some of the more technical terminology that I’ve used. As always, remember that I’m trying to do my best to make...

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Dollar-Cost Averaging (DCA)

The question that everyone is asking is “Does it really work?” The idea behind dollar-cost averaging makes sense: buy more shares when the price is cheap and less when the price is high with the hope of lowering your average cost per share. This is compared to the idea behind...

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DRIP/DCA Spreadsheets

The DCA spreadsheet is based off the template available here: The DRiP Investing Resource Center – Tools Dollar Cost Averaging Calculator This template gives you the ability to project anticipated value of a stock over a 30 year period if dividends are reinvested and allows for factoring in additional monthly,...

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Roth IRA & Schwab ETFs

Since I finally starting working and now have a salary, I thought it was a good time to start contributing to my retirement account. I set up a Roth IRA at Schwab, where I also have my checking, savings, brokerage, and credit card. I do have some medical school debt...