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Information in this article reflects congressional funding as well as guidance from the Small Business Administration following passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), 2021, on Dec. 27, 2020, and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signed into law on March 11, 2021. Whether you’re seeking financial help for your small business in response
Mistrust toward banks and other financial institutions prompts more fearful individuals to seek alternative venues to park their capital. Others may be avoiding the banks on principle, given their participation in the reckless lending that led up to the housing bubble bursting and triggered the Great Recession. Of course, after last year’s wildly volatile stock
Retirees looking for dependable income during their golden years can no longer rely on money market funds and certificates of deposit (CDs) since the interest rate is too low to make them a viable primary savings instrument for retirement. Instead, a key to combating increasing costs of living is the smart diversification of funds. Transamerica
Any savvy investor knows you can’t put all your eggs in one basket. Even though it may not cut out risk entirely, diversifying your investment portfolio can help you reach your investment goals by maximizing your returns. There are plenty of different investment vehicles for you to choose from including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, futures,
Dividend Stocks: An Overview Dividend stocks are stocks of companies that pay out a portion of their earnings to a class of shareholders on a regular basis. Usually, these companies are well established, with stable earnings, and a long track record of distributing some of those earnings back to shareholders. The distributions are known as
In this article WIX Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Marco Vdm | E+ | Getty Images Company: Wix.com (WIX) Business: Wix.com is an Israeli information technology company that develops and markets a cloud-based platform that enables users to create a website or web application. Their platform consists of three web creation products, each with
For many people, marriage brings a vast swath of benefits, including financial ones. But if you have a significant other who believes that getting married is more of a financial liability than a benefit, don’t be surprised because that mindset is more common than you’d think. Many people, largely confused by the long-held belief that
The oil and gas industry is one of the largest sectors in the world in terms of dollar value, generating an estimated $5 trillion in global revenue as of 2022. Oil is crucial to the global economic framework, impacting everything from transportation to heating & electricity to industrial production & manufacturing. Investors looking to enter
What Are Financial Advisors? Let’s be honest: Not everyone has the time or desire to become a financial expert. Still, these days, it is increasingly important to be able to manage one’s personal and household finances. Don’t fret, though. If you would rather have an easy plan that you can execute without having to constantly
Achieving financial freedom is a goal for many people. It generally means having enough savings, investments, and cash on hand to afford the lifestyle you want for yourself and your family—and a growing nest egg that will allow you to retire or pursue the career you want without being driven by earning a certain amount
When a stock market experiences a crash, it is often the result of any number of economic events spurring investors to overreact out of fear. As the right circumstances and any bad news about the economy have the potential to set off a chain reaction that leads to a crash, these types of financial crises
Intel Corporation (INTC) was founded in 1968 by Robert Noyce and the father of Moore’s Law, Gordon Moore. Noyce and Moore left Fairchild Semiconductor to launch a new venture, NM Electronics. Several months later, they purchased the rights for the name Integrated Electronics Corporation from a company called Intelco. In 1969, they developed the Intel
Many consumers have little understanding of finances, how credit works, and the potential hit to financial well-being that poor financial decisions can create for many, many years. In fact, a lack of financial understanding has been signaled as one of the main reasons many Americans struggle with saving and investing. Every few years, the Financial Industry