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Senator Proposes Payroll Deductions for Student Loans

Student loans. It’s been a hotly debated topic in the government for some time. With many Americans crushed under the weight of them, it’s often been questioned whether student loan forgiveness should be easier to obtain. It’s become very common for borrowers to default on their student, which is leading to many pondering solutions. If … Continue reading “Senator Proposes Payroll Deductions for Student Loans”

Amazon Cancels Plans to Build Headquarters in New York City

Following a series of anti-Amazon protests, the e-commerce giant has canceled plans to build a second headquarters in New York City. That’s going to lead to a lot of interesting changes for investors, both in Amazon’s own stock price and the local New York real estate. Few anticipated that the headquarters would meet such volatile … Continue reading “Amazon Cancels Plans to Build Headquarters in New York City”

BB&T is Merging with SunTrust, Creating 6th Largest Bank in America

In a move the press is calling a consequence of the Trump Administration’s long string of deregulation, BB&T is buying banking rival SunTrust. The merger will position BB&T as the sixth-largest bank in the country. The banking chain is set to control large swaths of the east coast of the United States, and will be … Continue reading “BB&T is Merging with SunTrust, Creating 6th Largest Bank in America”

Mattel’s Fight to Stay Relevant As Toys are Replaced by Tech

Mattel’s (MAT) latest quarterly earnings report sent the stock flying high. Though Mattel has had its struggles of late, the toy maker beat the street’s fourth quarter expectations by a considerable margin. All in all, Mattel’s holiday sales are down six percent. However, revenue topped the $1.5 billion mark, beating analysts’ expectations of $1.44 billion. … Continue reading “Mattel’s Fight to Stay Relevant As Toys are Replaced by Tech”

Why Investors Aren’t Budging on 2U’s Growing Stock

2U (TWOU) soared nearly 15 percent this past January. At the moment, the company is priced around $61. The stock was traded at a high of $90 back in early September. Unfortunately, 2U slid down to $53 a couple months later. The online education platform specialist recently bounced back from this dip, yet investors far … Continue reading “Why Investors Aren’t Budging on 2U’s Growing Stock”

Is Boeing a Buy? Why Boeing’s Contracts Could Spell Solid Earnings

As the stock market takes repeated dips, savvy investors are trying to find good buys. Boeing has traditionally been a cornerstone stock: it’s a stable business that has historically been able to invest enough in new technology and new controls to continue growing. And though the stock may be at its highest yet, it still … Continue reading “Is Boeing a Buy? Why Boeing’s Contracts Could Spell Solid Earnings”

The New Marketing Craze of “Influencers” Continues to Evolve

Marketing is changing, and business owners need to remain aware of these changes if they want to retain their audience. Traditional methods of advertising are becoming less effective, while more organic forms of advertising such as social media are steadily becoming more powerful. In particular, social media accounts with large followings are becoming an important … Continue reading “The New Marketing Craze of “Influencers” Continues to Evolve”

Why Investors Should Wait for MercadoLibre’s Price to Drop

MercadoLibre (MELI) is currently priced around $363 after opening the year just under $300. MercadoLibre’s stock sells for about 115 times its current cash profits. This is quite the lofty price considering the company’s earnings will grow at about a 25 percent clip across the next half-decade. If you are a strict value investor, MercadoLibre … Continue reading “Why Investors Should Wait for MercadoLibre’s Price to Drop”

Children’s Place Becomes a Buy as Rivals Struggle

Founded in 1989, Children’s Place (PLCE), is a specialty retailer of apparel and accessories. The company’s creations are designed for babies and children. A single share of Children’s Place stock sells for $92 and change. Rewind back to November of 2018, and Children’s Place was trading at $157. Today, the stock presents a valuable opportunity … Continue reading “Children’s Place Becomes a Buy as Rivals Struggle”

The Financial Lessons We All Learned from the Government Shutdown

The last couple of weeks, we wrote about how the vast majority of American workers live on a paycheck-to-paycheck basis. In fact, studies say about 80 percent of workers live based on their regular paychecks, and this doesn’t discriminate based on gender or salary. This specifically came to light over the course of January, when … Continue reading “The Financial Lessons We All Learned from the Government Shutdown”

The Best Way to Find a Financial Planner That Won’t Rob You

If you’re serious about growing your wealth, then it could be in your best interest to work with a financial planner. Financial planners are advisors that personally work with clients to develop savings and investment strategies to help them meet their goals, both short-term and long-term. They can help develop savings strategies for people eyeing … Continue reading “The Best Way to Find a Financial Planner That Won’t Rob You”

Apple Continues to Struggle After Introduction of $1,000+ Phone

When Apple finally broke the $1,000 limit on mainstream smartphones, it was considered an incredibly bold move. And though many have followed suit, the increase in price appears to have marked some tumultuous times for the tech company. iPhone sales have been steadily falling, the cost of manufacturing is increasing, and Apple stock is responding … Continue reading “Apple Continues to Struggle After Introduction of $1,000+ Phone”

Explaining the Government Shutdown’s $11 Billion Impact on the Economy

It’s a number that’s been floated around: the economy reportedly lost $11 billion during the longest shutdown in history. And while it’s true that there has been a significant economic impact, it may not necessarily be as bad as it seems. During the shutdown, $11 billion in economic spending did not occur. That’s a huge … Continue reading “Explaining the Government Shutdown’s $11 Billion Impact on the Economy”

How to Get Through Tough Times Without Killing Your Credit

In a recent piece, we wrote about how studies show that nearly 80 percent of all American workers live on a paycheck-to-paycheck basis. That’s about four out of every five workers, and what’s more is that this reality doesn’t discriminate based on age, gender or how much you earn. Now, every worker is likely to … Continue reading “How to Get Through Tough Times Without Killing Your Credit”

This Marijuana Producer Just Took a BEATING in the Market

Tilray (TLRY) is currently priced at $77 a share after reaching $104 and change earlier this month. Part of the reason why the stock has taken a beating across the past three weeks is the fact that insiders were finally permitted to sell their shares following the IPO’s lockup period. A considerable number of company … Continue reading “This Marijuana Producer Just Took a BEATING in the Market”

This is How You Can Calculate Your Net Worth

George Clooney has a net worth of $500 million. Tiger Woods is valued at around $800 million. Author J.K. Rowling, $1 billion. Oprah Winfrey is worth about $3.2 billion. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ net worth is about $140 billion. You’ve likely heard the term “net worth” thrown around when it comes to celebrities and the … Continue reading “This is How You Can Calculate Your Net Worth”

China is Set to Overtake the United States as the Biggest Retail Market

While the United States seems to be struggling for economic direction, China isn’t slowing down. In 2019, China is going to be overtaking the United States as the largest retail market in the world. This could have some substantial consequences, not just for the US but for the rest of the globe. Investors and business … Continue reading “China is Set to Overtake the United States as the Biggest Retail Market”

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