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Subject: Re: investing 12k Date: 9/10/2012 1:11 PM
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The problem with the stocks you have chosen is that good dividend players tend to be low growth stocks. They can keep up with inflation and population growth, but good growth stocks can do quite a bit better. So to match the S&P you need to add some growth stocks to your mix.

As to how carefully to follow the Stock Advisor advice, that is up to you. But having paid the fees, I'd say you should either go with the program or cancel.
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