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The Great Goldbug Invasion of 2021

If you live in certain portions of the Midwest and Atlantic coast, you're probably dealing with a terrible swarm of nasty bugs right now.  These bugs appear periodically, preying on innocent people.  Overcome with fear of these horrible creatures,...

Fidelity Rolls Out Worst Product in History of Investing

Just when you thought the stock day trading mania couldn't get any worse, Fidelity Investments decides to help teenagers day trade stocks by rolling out the "Fidelity Youth Account".  You can read about the whole silly concept here.  

“Back to the Future” – The Return of Inflation

In 1985 the movie “Back to the Future” was released. As Wikipedia explains “Set in 1985, the story follows Marty McFly (Fox), a teenager accidentally sent back to 1955 in a time-traveling DeLorean automobile built by his eccentric scientist friend ...

In Investing, Time Is On Your Side

Much ink is spilled each day in the media about the "volatile" stock market.  Even with the S&P 500 up 10% year to date and an incredible 44% in the past year, the media continues to look for the bad news in a sea of good.

The Best Capital Gains Tax Rate is 0%

President Biden is set to address the nation tonight to pitch his "American Families Plan" in front of a socially-distanced Congress.  As with all new spending plans, the funding has to come from somewhere, and it appears that increased capital...

New Administration, New Congress; 3 Possible Changes to Keep an Eye On

Ignore These 2 Investing Conspiracies

Anytime that control of the white house changes political parties, there is going to be change. Beyond standard policy items like taxes and regulation, I have also seen much speculation about “hidden” or “secret” changes that could come about that...

The Paycheck Protection Program Has Received Additional Funding for 2021. Here’s What Small Business Owners Need to Know

Self-employed individuals and small businesses account for a significant portion of our country’s economy. During a global pandemic, like the one we’re experiencing now, small businesses suffer some of the hardest hits. Last March, the CARES Act...

A Second Round of Stimulus Checks Are Coming for Americans: The Rundown

If Santa Fell Off the Roof, Would Your Insurance Cover It? Here's How Your Insurance Company Would Handle These Christmas Movie Mishaps

The season isn’t complete until you’ve watched your favorite holiday movie, right? And with the world continuing to social distance, it’s likely you’ll have some extra time on your hands this month to relax, unwind and enjoy some Christmas classics.