How Our Family Is Negatively Impacted By The Coronavirus Crisis

Instead of telling you how my family is doing OK during the coronavirus crisis, I wanted to share with you how our family is being negatively impacted. From going through a logical exercise on how to predict a stock market bottom to providing suggestions on how to better work from home, I have been accused of being too … Continue reading How Our Family Is Negatively Impacted By The Coronavirus Crisis

Important Details Investors Should Know About The Coronavirus

Coronaviruses are actually a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the virus causes respiratory infections, much like the common cold or flu. However, rarer forms of the coronavirus like SARS and MERS can be much more lethal. As of Feb 2020, there are no vaccines or antiviral drugs that are approved for prevention or treatment. When I … Continue reading Important Details Investors Should Know About The Coronavirus

The extroverts’ guide to avoiding lifestyle creep

This article was initially created before the current global "illness",yet we need to realize that those of us who paid attention to the tips mentioned here were better prepared for this situation.Therefore,since you are here ,let me suggest to you to take a look again: Calling all extroverts! Here are seven tips to help you … Continue reading The extroverts’ guide to avoiding lifestyle creep

Now we know: ETFs have made the investing world a better place

As long as I can remember, people have worried about ETFs. When I was trading ETFs back in 2005, my partner and I used to wonder if they would increase correlation in the stock market — the property of stocks moving together, like a marching band. Over the short term, as in seconds and minutes, this was … Continue reading Now we know: ETFs have made the investing world a better place

The one thing you probably haven’t done in quarantine — but should

There are a lot of responsibilities at home now, but overseeing finances is just as important. Most Americans are spending much more time in their homes during the COVID-19 crisis, which means they’re working, caring for family, cooking, cleaning and exercising all in the same space. Doing those tasks with not much of a physical … Continue reading The one thing you probably haven’t done in quarantine — but should

The 10 biggest financial mistakes I’ve ever made

Decades of money missteps, and I’m still standing I often write about mistakes I’ve made. Why change now? Looking back over my 76 years and the many poor money decisions I’ve made, it’s a wonder I’m in better financial shape than the Social Security trust fund—and yet I am. Here are 10 of my more … Continue reading The 10 biggest financial mistakes I’ve ever made

These money and investing tips can help you manage the ‘new abnormal’ realities of the coronavirus-damaged economy

These money and investing stories offer ways to manage your financial portfolio and to invest strategically as we all come to terms with the “new abnormal” life the coronavirus pandemic has brought us. Mark Hulbert, in an article called "Despite the stock market’s breathtaking rally, investors are closer to despair",goes into a in-depth analysis,that,for my … Continue reading These money and investing tips can help you manage the ‘new abnormal’ realities of the coronavirus-damaged economy

Do I have to pay back my $1,200 stimulus check? Don’t fall for these 5 myths about the stimulus payments

‘You’re going to get the refund you qualify for, and this check.’ The $2.2 trillion stimulus bill that authorized direct checks to millions of Americans is a sprawling and complicated piece of legislation — true story. But here’s another true story: your money is yours to save, spend, invest or donate because it’s not a loan Uncle Sam is expecting you … Continue reading Do I have to pay back my $1,200 stimulus check? Don’t fall for these 5 myths about the stimulus payments

This is how fast Americans are spending their stimulus checks — and here’s a breakdown of what they’re buying

Economists looked at the spending and saving habits of more than 1,600 people who received their stimulus check by April 21 In late March, lawmakers passed the Trump administration’s $2.2 trillion CARES Act, which included $290 billion in direct payments. Getty Images When Americans received stimulus checks during the Great Recession, studies indicated many spent at … Continue reading This is how fast Americans are spending their stimulus checks — and here’s a breakdown of what they’re buying

Zoom is Now Worth More Than the World’s 7 Biggest Airlines

CHART OF THE WEEK Zoom Is Now Worth More Than The 7 Biggest Airlines Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have transitioned to working—and socializing—from home. If these trends become the new normal, certain companies may be in for a big payoff. Popular video conferencing company, Zoom Communications, is a prime example of an organization … Continue reading Zoom is Now Worth More Than the World’s 7 Biggest Airlines