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From: SI Dmitry (code monkey)2/17/2024 4:57:35 PM
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Dear Members,

Silicon Investor has a planned network maintenance on Monday, February 19th 5 AM Eastern time, and lasting two hours. We expect some outages during this period.



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To: tinknocker who wrote (32645)2/17/2024 5:08:35 PM
From: SI Dmitry (code monkey)
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Possibly related:

Message 34421693

Message 34418356

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From: SI Ron (Colonel Sammy)2/29/2024 8:40:14 AM
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To: SI Ron (Colonel Sammy) who wrote (32648)2/29/2024 11:35:05 AM
From: Joachim K
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All the commonwealth countries Britain, Australia, New Zealand and Canada are the same.

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From: SI Ron (Colonel Sammy)3/6/2024 12:25:48 PM
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March 17 2020 the COVID lock down took place, the markets crashed. I remember driving the streets were almost bare, no cars.

A lot has changed in 4 years.

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From: SI Ron (Colonel Sammy)3/8/2024 2:01:18 PM
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Time change this Sunday. One hour forward. Most states and provinces.

You can forfeit the game by breaking your clock:

Or just get a Sundial.

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From: Jeffrey S. Mitchell3/20/2024 1:05:48 AM
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Year #26 of the SI March Madness Pool is up and running. First prize is ten million dollars*. The contest is free to enter and quite fun. For more details, go here: Subject 60387

- Jeff

* [For proper effect, please make your browser font really tiny when you read this fine print] Only perfect brackets are eligible for the first prize (odds are roughly one in 9.25 quintillion, but you never know until you try, right?!).

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From: Po'boy4/11/2024 1:28:30 PM
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Hello there! I just stumbled in. I am in my late 50s and finally debt free. I have nearly 60K in a 401K (aggressively saving now at 20% to catch up) and a personal brokerage fund of 13K (9.5K in $VTI; 1.8K in $QQQ and the rest in poor choices.). The good news is that I have no kids to feed or tuition to pay for and my expenses are fairly low for someone living in NYC. I'm starting from square one, late in the game and with little to my name. It feels dirty to even write this.

That said, I am hoping to turn all this around with some hard work, some studying, and a regular savings plan. Looking to make my money work for me as quickly as reasonably possible in the hope that I can live out my life without being a burden to family, friends, and society.

I am overeducated (but haven't played it smart), still qualified for work, gainfully employed, and able to live simply to stay within my means. I'm sure some of you reading this are thinking, "This is guy is f&$#ed. How does he survive?" Well, I take solace in knowing that, far from being in last place, I am doing better than most Americans. If I can keep that trend moving upward, I might be able to redeem myself in 20 years, so that I can at least die with dignity.

Okay then ... #roastme!

And thank you for your time.

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From: MathematicalInvestor4/11/2024 7:13:32 PM
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Greetings fellow Dividend Growth Investors.

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To: MathematicalInvestor who wrote (32654)4/12/2024 8:59:40 AM
From: J.B.C.
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Greetings. Not necesselsarilly a dividend growth investor here. But in 2021 when I retired I did buy a basket of Dividend stocks (5 stocks is all). Thru my technical work, 4 have been sold but I still own IRM from that time and with dividend reinvestment has paid off (~100% gain). I had OKE originally, but I had to sell when it technically broke down. Repurchased in Nov ‘23. Most of my funds are currently in equities at this time.

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