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

I like when Wall Street underestimates companies. It sets those companies up to beat expectations. PerkinElmer (PKI) is one such company, observes Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment specialist and editor of DRIP Investor.
For 2022, my top contrarian pick in the Dow Industrials is Walt Disney (DIS). The stock was the worst-performing stock in the Dow in 2021, observes Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment specialist and editor of DRIP Investor.
As we close out 2021 and look to 2022, I think it wise to consider a few "investor don’ts” for the new year, advices Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment expert and editor of DRIP Investor.
I look at a lot of company earnings reports during a typical earnings season, so it takes more than just a decent report to really stand out in my mind. McDonald’s (MCD) recently delivered a true attention-getter, suggests Chuck Carlson, 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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