Charles Carlson


DRIP Investor

  • CEO of Horizon Publishing and Horizon Investment Services
  • Editor of DRIP Investor Newsletter
  • Author of 9 Investment Books including The Little Book of Big Dividends

About Charles

Charles Carlson is the CEO of Horizon Publishing, an investment newsletter publisher, and is also the CEO of Horizon Investment Services, a money management company. Horizon Investment Services is the sister company of Horizon Publishing Company, the publisher of Dow Theory Forecasts, Upside, and DRIP Investor newsletters. Mr. Carlson is the editor of the DRIP Investor investment newsletter and is a contributing editor of Dow Theory Forecasts investment letter. He is the author of nine books, including the bestselling Eight Steps to Seven Figures (Doubleday), and his latest book, The Little Book of Big Dividends, published by John Wiley & Co. Mr. Carlson's comments appear in such newspapers and magazines as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Newsweek, US News & World Report, the Washington Post, and more. He also appears frequently on television and radio shows, including CNBC and CNN. Mr. Carlson is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from Northwestern University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Charles's Articles

While rising rates are not great news for most companies, one firm that stands to benefit from higher rates is Paychex (PAYX), suggests dividend reinvestment expert Chuck Carlson, editor of DRIP Investor.
Stock buybacks are being fueled by cash-heavy balance sheets as well as companies being aggressive in returning capital to shareholders, observes Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment expert and editor of DRIP Investor.
One of the more frustrating stocks I have owned for a long time is Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY). Indeed, Bristol-Myers is an original member of the Editor’s Portfolio when my newsletter was first published nearly 30 years ago, recalls Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment specialist and editor of DRIP Investor.
One reason energy stocks tend to provide some hedge against inflation is that oil and gas prices typically rise during inflationary periods, explains Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment expert and editor of DRIP Investor.

Charles's Books

Charles Carlson

The Little Book of Big Dividends: A Safe Formula for Guaranteed Returns

Dividend stock expert Chuck Carlson presents an action plan for dividend-hungry investors. You'll learn about the pitfalls, how to find the opportunities, and will learn how to construct a portfolio that generates big, safe dividends easily through the BSD

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28 years in publication, this newsletter is edited by Charles Carlson.

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