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How do Dividends work?

Dividends simply put, are profits given in the form of cash to the investor. Dividends are declared by the company in the form of dollars and cents regardless for the most part of the actual price of the stock. Example: … Continue reading

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Discovering the ROTH

In May 2010 I discovered the advantages of the ROTH. The big advantage is that profits are tax free. The disadvantage is that losses can’t be written off. Hmmm. I’ll just have to make sure I don’t lose money in … Continue reading

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How I got started

Well, I started investing in June 2009. But truthfully I didn’t make the decision then. I made that decision almost two years prior. Why did I wait? I needed to pay down a significant credit card debt. I knew in … Continue reading

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A little about myself

I’ve been investing since June 2009. I am not a professional investor and most of my knowledge comes from my experiences since that time. By profession I am an IT technician at a local university in Central Pa. I also … Continue reading

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