More stories

  • Isn't Social Security Incorrect That My Wife Can't Suspend Her Retirement Benefit Now?

    Isn’t Social Security Incorrect That My Wife Can’t Suspend Her Retirement Benefit Now?

    Ask Larry Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about an incorrect claim that the new law made it no longer possible to suspend a retirement benefit, whether public pension survivor’s benefits affect Social Security benefits and how the new law changed deeming rules for retirement and spousal benefits. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor […] More

  • Save for Retirement First or Children's Education?

    Save for Retirement First or Children’s Education?

    A while ago, my brother forwarded me this article from the NY Times – Save for Retirement First, the Children’s Education Second. The financial planners advise that it is crucial to save for retirement before contributing to your children’s higher education. Your children have more options for education than you have for retirement. They can […] More

  • Coinbase stock is coming to the Nasdaq.

    Should You Invest in The Coinbase Stock When It’s Available?

    The Coinbase stock is almost here. Many crypto fans see it as yet another example of the digital currency becoming increasingly legitimized. But does that make it a worthwhile investment? Well, that depends… Initial public offerings (IPOs) have had a heckuva run of late. And as Andy Snyder – the founder of Manward Press – […] More

  • One Stock for Electric Vehicle Profits in 2021

    One Stock for Electric Vehicle Profits in 2021

    We get a little bit of a rotation in the market, and everyone starts calling for the next big crash. The tech-heavy Nasdaq has dropped 10% in less than a month. The S&P 500, an index of 500 of the largest listed stocks, dropped 5% over the same time frame. But the stable old Dow […] More

  • Refreshing Revenue, the Cash Conversion Cycle, and Free Cash Flow

    Refreshing Revenue, the Cash Conversion Cycle, and Free Cash Flow

    Like it or not, companies are judged by flawed standards.  GAAP sometimes misrepresents business reality. Let’s use that fact to generate some alpha. Continuing from the first memo, we’ll start by examining revenue recognition, the cash conversion cycle, and free cash flow. “Revenue” isn’t revenue, it’s contract timing. Revenue is recognized when a contract between a […] More

  • March 2021 Goals & Financial Update

    March 2021 Goals & Financial Update

    Hey everyone, the first quarter of 2021 is over! Wow, that was fast. I’m starting to feel very optimistic about 2021. It seems like life is going back to normal very soon. Next week, we’ll be eligible for the Covid vaccine and I want to get it done ASAP. Also, RB40Jr is going back to […] More

  • There are lots of cryptos worth investing in. But is the Elongate crypto one of them?

    What is Elongate Crypto and Should You Invest in It?

    The brand new Elongate crypto appears to have started from a joke. And it’s hard to tell if it has goals beyond meme status. Though like so many online forum-based investments, we’ve been assured it’s “going to the moon.” But shouldn’t it be going to Mars? That’s sort of the Elon Musk SpaceX plan, right? […] More

  • Hydrogen Worth Waiting For, Critical MaaS & The Big Bear Scare

    DCRB Stock Down Ahead of Hyzon Merger

    Wait For It … Wait For It! It’s that time again, Great Ones! Time to spin the Wheel of Morality? Unfortunately, no. But I do appreciate the Animaniacs reference. No, it’s time for Great Stuff Reader Feedback! And there was much rejoicing! Thank you. Thank you! As Great Ones know, Reader Feedback day is the […] More

  • February Money-Supply Growth Hit Yet Another All-Time High – Investment Watch

    by Ryan McMaken of Mises Institute In February, money supply growth hit yet another all-time high. February’s surge in money-supply growth makes February the eleventh month in a row of remarkably high growth, and came in the wake of unprecedented quantitative easing, central bank asset purchases, and various stimulus packages. During February 2021, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at […] More

  • Can My Wife Get Social Security Spousal Benefits After Taking Retirement Benefits?

    Can My Wife Get Social Security Spousal Benefits After Taking Retirement Benefits?

    Ask Larry Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about the ability to take spousal benefits after first receiving retirement benefits, what benefits may be available after a divorce and whether Social Security requires beneficiaries to switch from survivor benefits to their own retirement benefit at 70. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics […] More

Load More
Congratulations. You've reached the end of the internet.