No. of Recommendations: 0
Stick around. Where do you think we learned a lot of this stuff? :-) Although, if the Fool will allow me to plug a "competitor", I have found Morningstar.com's "University" to be another wonderful learning resource as well. I think it would be wonderful for a beginner. Better yet, it's free. :-)

Welcome aboard!

Thanks!
Joe


Both about right, and thanks for the input. I had heard of a wash sale, but I didn't really know what it was. Like I said, I am a beginner and mostly deal with DRiPs so far. I was thinking of lowering my cost basis, then buying more shares and depositing them into a DRiP plan in the future (still not sure if I want to DRiP GE) but I wasn't sure if that made a lot of sense. That's why I come to you folks! I only hope that one day I will have enough knowledge to be able to add to these boards instead of just asking questions.

Mike in NJ
Print the post  

Announcements

The Retirement Investing Board
This is the board for all discussions related to Investing for and during retirement. To keep the board relevant and Foolish to everyone, please avoid making any posts pertaining to political partisanship. Fool on and Retire on!
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.