AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A $40,000.00 STEM SCHOLARSHIP AT AN HBCU

I am proud to support the Future of STEM Scholars Initiative! Encourage college-bound science and engineering students you know to apply for these scholarships. In addition to needed funds, FOSSI provides leadership development, mentoring and internship opportunities with program sponsors, and access to student networking events.

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EVEN THE “GOAT” WARREN BUFFETT SELLS! 

Today's blog is a DO-OVER! I was asked at a Zoom meeting, "When do you sell your stocks?" Have you ever heard a politician trying to answer a question where they are CLUELESS {which is a majority of the time, so they have practice}?  I fumbled, mumbled, rambled, and gave DUMB answers.   My wife said she did not notice I was faking it.  Is that a compliment or insult?  Maybe I have a future in ...

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BECOMING A MILLIONAIRE BY KISS-ING

I have never discovered EASY money except for winning the lottery, which has better odds than Congress doing their jobs. Today's dreamers of fast and easy $$$ are chasing Cryptocurrencies, Meme stocks (last week's blog- See You “May Like” Section Below), and other quick bucks stuff.  When you see so-called “Subject Matter Experts" advertise on Facebook, Instagram, etc. "For $999.00, TODAY ONLY, I will teach you to ……." DELETE IMMEDIATELY!  If someone has a ...

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WHAT THE HECK ARE MEMES?

Other drivers of Meme stocksThe U.S. government flooded the nation with cash during the pandemic.  Many young people took this cash not needed and traded it in the stock market and cryptocurrencies. This excess cash supported the higher stock prices and fueled further investment speculation. Retail investors (ordinary folk) were flush in cash because they had cut their spending while maintaining their income. In addition, some had received $1,200 checks courtesy of the Cares ...

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WHAT DO YOU FEAR MORE, RETIREMENT OR DEATH?

The problem is worse today than my parents’ generation because pensions in the private sector have been eliminated. VOLUNTARY 401-K plans have replaced the Majority of companies’ pensions.  The 401-K was designed to mimic a pension’s retirement income.  BUT only if YOU: 1. Start saving EARLY, in your 20’s,  2. Contribute a significant percentage of your compensation to your plan,  3. Work for a company that matches some portion of your ...

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