Death and debt—they’re the last things you want to think about. Unfortunately, they are tied together. Nearly 75% of Americans die with outstanding debt, such as credit card balances, mortgages, auto loans, and student loans. How that debt is handled after death depends on the type of debt and where the person lived. Here’s what you need
When it comes to the economy and the stock market, the near term remains murky. It’s possible the market has mostly factored in inflation, interest rate hikes and recession risks. Then again, maybe not. Yet while uncertainty still runs high, that doesn’t mean staying on the sidelines is the best move. Instead, it’s best to
Like other fintech stocks, shares of SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) stock have had a tough year. Blame it on the market’s changing view of high-growth stocks, plus the expectation that economic conditions will become more challenging. Trading above $15 per share at the start of January, SOFI stock at one point fell into penny-stock territory (under
Tesla, Inc., formerly known as Tesla Motors, has grown since its IPO a decade ago into one of the world’s biggest producers of electric vehicles under the leadership of CEO Elon Musk. The company sells cars, SUVs, and trucks. In addition to electric vehicles, it has expanded into energy generation and storage systems. Tesla joined the S&P
PayPal (PYPL) is almost synonymous with online payments, but it is not alone in the growing digital money space. Nearly every consumer market is moving online. For example, consider how Amazon overtook Walmart as the world’s largest retailer. Consumers are turning to online payment systems in record numbers every year. The industry for online payment
At one time, the last year that the tax deduction for private mortgage insurance (PMI), also known as mortgage insurance premium (MIP), was allowed was for the tax year 2017—but only for mortgages taken out or refinanced after Jan. 1, 2007. However, The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 allowed MIP and PMI tax deductions
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Following Covid-19, investors were looking forward to a return to normal. Unfortunately, the Russian invasion of Ukraine transitioned once-cheap energy stocks into blisteringly hot opportunities. Still, a few discounted opportunities exist for bold contrarians. While demand for critical resources remains generally strong, macroeconomic pressures have finally started to weigh on households. Recently, the U.S. Bureau
This has not been a kind year for investors. In fact, the S&P 500 fell 21% in the first half of the year. Further, on June 13 the index officially fell into bear-market territory as it closed 20% below the highs it reached in January. That means investors should logically seek to buy stocks that
For U.S. crypto investors, Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) is often the top exchange of choice to buy and sell cryptos. Indeed, there are many reasons for this. Most often noted by investors is the platform’s ease of use, as well as its prominent token listings. That said, choosing the best Coinbase cryptos to buy in this market isn’t as easy
Charitable organizations survive primarily on donations, with the holiday season (and year-end tax deadline for charitable contributions deductions) making December the most active time for charitable giving. Charities have to get creative to stay afloat the other 11 months of the year. There are five main ways that charities make money and stretch their dollars:
Source: Shutterstock Every decade, an emerging next-gen technology appears unexpectedly. It changes the world forever and mints millionaires out of its early backers. In the 1990s, it was the computer. PC stocks like Microsoft (MSFT), IBM (IBM), and HP (HPQ) soared. Microsoft stock even popped almost 10,000%, turning every $10,000 investment into a million-dollar payday.
This article is excerpted from Tom Yeung’s Profit & Protection newsletter dated Aug. 9, 2022. To make sure you don’t miss any of Tom’s picks, subscribe to his mailing list here. Let’s face it. Finding 10x stocks is tough. For every Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META) that claws its way from $18 to $180, another dozen look more