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If You Made $82,000 Last Year, You Made More Than Jeff Bezos

Are you feeling successful? Well, there’s a bit more to it than that. For the last two decades, Amazon CEO and billionaire Jeff Bezos has been paid the same salary by Amazon: $81,840. And, as the richest person in the world, Jeff Bezos is living proof that the salary doesn’t make the man. His ownership … Continue reading “If You Made $82,000 Last Year, You Made More Than Jeff Bezos”

Is Planet Fitness Making Investors Any Money?

When Planet Fitness (PLNT) is mentioned, most people think of the chain’s controversial free pizza day and bottom-barrel pricing. It costs a mere $10 a month to use one of the company’s 1,742 locations. The mere fact that Planet Fitness is willing to offer the occasional free pizza to members is a testament to its … Continue reading “Is Planet Fitness Making Investors Any Money?”

Disney Stock Soars After the Release of Disney+

Everyone knew that Disney+ was coming, but in the last week Disney has made a number of surprising announcements regarding what is to come. Following several of these announcements, Disney stock rose sharply while Netflix declined — but that doesn’t necessarily mean that Disney is about to consume the precursor streaming service. There are a … Continue reading “Disney Stock Soars After the Release of Disney+”

Millennials Could Be Paying Off Student Loans MUCH More Easily

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: College is expensive. But perhaps the only thing scarier than the cost of college now is what the cost of college will be 5, 10, 15 or even 20 years from now. Currently, it’s estimated that about 44 million students account for more than $1.5 trillion in … Continue reading “Millennials Could Be Paying Off Student Loans MUCH More Easily”

FSA vs. HSA: What’s the Better Option?

Death, taxes and…and rising health care costs? Yes, those three things may be the only certainties we have in life right now, and the latter one is something that’s increasing at a far more rapid pace than the average person’s annual income. What’s the reason for rising healthcare costs? It’s a combination of multiple factors: … Continue reading “FSA vs. HSA: What’s the Better Option?”

Why Trading Cards Are Becoming an Alternative Type of Investment

Trading cards. Many investors remember the early days of baseball cards, but trading cards haven’t gone away: in fact, they’re currently seeing a fast-paced resurgence as an alternative form of investment. But will trading cards eventually go the way of the Beanie Baby, or are they still a viable model for someone who wants to … Continue reading “Why Trading Cards Are Becoming an Alternative Type of Investment”

Samsung Warning of a 60% Drop in Profit: What Happens Next?

A fourth quarter profit warning has been issued by Samsung, after which the company’s stock fell — but that could only be part of the company’s struggles. While Samsung’s CEO believes that Samsung will be the number one phone maker for the next decade, it appears as though the industry as a whole is flagging. … Continue reading “Samsung Warning of a 60% Drop in Profit: What Happens Next?”

How Zillow Group is Changing the Real Estate Market Right Now

Zillow Group (Z) is currently priced at $36 and change. The online real estate specialist is expanding its business model, recently acquiring Mortgage Lenders of America. Though the acquisition did not please investors, Zillow announced the deal in unison with a disappointing quarterly earnings report so it is slightly challenging to get a solid read … Continue reading “How Zillow Group is Changing the Real Estate Market Right Now”

Inside the Epic Failure of the Alliance of American Football

When the AAF, or Alliance of American Football, kicked off after the Super Bowl last winter, it had great ambitions. It wanted to be a minor league of sorts for the NFL — a place where draft picks could play and develop, and also a place where NFL busts could set out on a redemption … Continue reading “Inside the Epic Failure of the Alliance of American Football”

Investing for the Greater Good: There’s an App for That

Looking to make some money, and to do it in a sustainable manner? There’s an app for that. The app is called “Swell,” and it only invests in campaigns that are in line with the United Nation’s 17 sustainable development goals. Here’s a closer look at Swell and the concept of “impact investing.” If you’re … Continue reading “Investing for the Greater Good: There’s an App for That”

Why a McDonald’s Stock is Going to Trade VERY Well for a Long Time

McDonald’s (MCD) is currently priced around $190 — and it’s easy to see why. Step into your local McDonald’s, and you will likely find a fairly lengthy line. Ronald’s menu is as popular as ever. The allure of all-day breakfast has certainly solidified business. Unfortunately, McDonald’s hiked some menu prices including the popular hash brown … Continue reading “Why a McDonald’s Stock is Going to Trade VERY Well for a Long Time”

Did the EU Just Destroy the Internet? And, If So, How?

It’s in all the headlines: the EU just “banned memes.” Of course, the truth is a little more complicated than that, even if the European Union has been involved in some staggeringly strange decisions regarding the internet as of late. The internet isn’t going to go away because of EU’s Article 13, but the surface … Continue reading “Did the EU Just Destroy the Internet? And, If So, How?”

We Need to Talk About Lyft’s IPO — is the Stock Worth It?

It’s official: Lyft’s valuation is at $25 billion. Released on March 29th, 2019, Lyft immediately popped up by 20% with some moderate investor interest. While it wasn’t the momentous occasion some investors hoped that it would be, it may signify some good things for the company moving forward. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of insecurity that … Continue reading “We Need to Talk About Lyft’s IPO — is the Stock Worth It?”

Does Procter and Gamble Still Have Room for Growth?

Procter & Gamble has rewarded investors for decades. It does not matter if the economy is at a peak or trough in the business cycle; Procter & Gamble will make money, and lots of it. If Procter & Gamble is not a part of your portfolio, it is time to review this American success story … Continue reading “Does Procter and Gamble Still Have Room for Growth?”

What You Absolutely DON’T Want to Hide From Your Financial Advisor

You likely hired a financial advisor so that you could have a professional help you plan for your future. You know, how you’re going to put your kids through college, how you’re going to pay for that vacation home and, yes, even how you can best live comfortably in retirement. Some planners will even handle … Continue reading “What You Absolutely DON’T Want to Hide From Your Financial Advisor”

Is Charitable Giving a Casualty of the New Tax Law?

When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law in late 2017, it ushered in a variety of sweeping changes to how Americans would file their income taxes a little over a year later. Among the biggest changes was a sizable increase in the standard deduction. Individuals now need to itemize deductions in … Continue reading “Is Charitable Giving a Casualty of the New Tax Law?”

Can Sunoco Maintain its Long-Term Winning Streak?

Sunoco (SUN) is currently hovering around the $30 mark, with the stock up about 15 percent on the year. The gas station chain’s business brass recently re-positioned the company so it can take better advantage of fuel storage and distribution. Some investment analysts insist now is the best time to add this tried and true … Continue reading “Can Sunoco Maintain its Long-Term Winning Streak?”

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