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I wanted to write something about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it’s affecting us, but until today, it’s been hard to find enough motivation + brain space to make that happen. Let’s see what I can put together on this incongruously sunny Sunday. The Current Situation As of this moment, more than 2,200 people in the United States and more than 33,000 people worldwide have died from the coronavirus. In the U.S., the shit really […]

I remember it like yesterday. 4PM. Saturday afternoon. March, 2019. The night before I had been transcribing a very long interview for an upcoming blog post. (my friday nights go off!) The screen on my MacBook had suddenly gone very dark, and despite turning it off and on, several times, it had failed to return […] The post What is an Emergency Fund, why you need one, and how to create one. appeared first on […]

“Early retirement?! In this economy? You must be insane! Interest rates are near 0%. The stock market has seen some of the quickest drops ever recently. Unemployment is through the roof. People are living longer than ever. Social Security is doomed. And you think your little pile of investments can last you from age 30 to 100?!” Our hometown of Tampa, Florida, the lightning capital of North America. Is a storm like this brewing for […]

In my recent post Taking Advantage of Mr. Bear, I described how this current decline offered me the opportunity to move from VTSAX (stocks) to VMMXX (cash) in my taxable account while simultaneously moving an equal amount of VBTLX (bonds) to VTSAX in my IRA. This had the effect of maintaining my stock & bond/cash asset… [Continue Reading] The post My move from VMMXX to VBTLX appeared first on jlcollinsnh.

The stock market outlook remains in a downtrend; no change in the ADX, price/volume, or Elliott Wave.

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My father passed away one week ago today.  I received a call on Wednesday as I was getting ready to leave work that he had taken a turn for the worse.  With nursing homes being on lockdown from receiving visitors on account of the Coronavirus, receiving word of his change was our permission to see him.  I made calls to Hubs and my siblings while hastily packing a bag.  I am so glad I had […]

On March 27th, 2020 a $2 trillion dollar stimulus plan passed the House and was signed into law. This stimulus plan included federal student loan relief. Below are the essential facts you need to know if you have federal student loans. What you need to know about the stimulus plan student loan relief Payments will be suspended until September 30th, 2020. The suspension of payments will still count towards forgiveness programs including Public Service Loan […]

Robert is the man.  Drop the mic.  Done.  My wife likes to tell me how customer service is dead.  The times just aren’t what they used to be.  People used to care and offer you help – go the extra mile for that sale.  But not today… yeah… sure as fuck not today.  And she’s […]

After falling more than 4% the previous Friday and nearly 3% last Monday, the S&P 500 closed at a drawdown of almost 34% from all-time highs. Things were looking bleak for the market but then a funny thing happened — it finally started going up…in a hurry. A 9.4% gain on Tuesday was followed by a 1.2% increase on Wednesday and a 6.2% advance on Thursday, good enough for a 3-day surge of 17.6%. There […]

What do you need to embrace the stock market correction and recession created by COVID-19? First off, you need guts. We are in a period of extreme fear. You need to be able to press that buy button amid all of the scary reports and images. And it’s likely to get worse. You also need the time horizon. It’s possible that stock markets will deliver no returns for several years, perhaps a decade. And of […]

Canada’s package is decent. I mean I gotta tell you, I didn’t expect them to roll out anything. Here are some major highlights, specifics can be found on the official page here. Businesses can apply for loans up to $40K interest free You have to apply and certain cases can get up to $40K interest free. Business taxes deferred until August 31st 2020 YAY! Businesses helping to keep their workers – 10% subsidy 3-month subsidy […]

The post Go Las Vegas Pass Review 2020: Should You Buy It? appeared first on Club Thrifty. FLASH SALE: For a limited time, get up to $30 OFF the Go Las Vegas Pass! Follow the link for details. In this Go Las Vegas Pass review, we’ll explore how the pass works, explain what is included, and determine if the pass is worth it for you. Enjoy! When you hear the words “Las Vegas,” what comes […]

ProfitLikeCrazy – Money. Income. WealthWhat the Government’s Coronavirus Stimulus Plan Means for You? As you know there is a ton of things going on right now. With the negative effects of the coronavirus (COVID19) has sent waves around the world. It’s been a very crazy few weeks with news channels and blogs blowing up about what’s next concerning this virus. We all feeling it around the world. Many […] The post What the Government’s Coronavirus […]