The Washington Post recently reported, “An early retirement is doable. Here’s how.” One 56-year-old Larry T., who took the challenge, claims, “I woke up one day and said that was it.” Thousands of Americans are taking The 1-Minute Retirement Challenge and discovering they can retire more than a decade early. Read More
Jim Pearce is the Chief Investment Strategist of Personal Finance, our flagship publication, and serves as Director of the Investing Daily Wealth Society. He is also the Director of Research at Investing Daily, overseeing the work of our entire analyst team. He began his career as a stockbroker in 1983 and over the years has managed client investment portfolios for major banks, brokerage firms and investment advisors. Jim has a BA in Business Management from The College of William & Mary, and a CFP from the College for Financial Planning.
Shares of healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) plunged 10% on December 14 in response to an investigative news story by Reuters that accused the company of covering up the use of asbestos in its popular baby powder product: “From at least 1971 to the early 2000s,… Read More
The stock market’s steep drop at the end of 2018 is good news for value investors. The list of candidates for best stocks under 20 dollars in 2019 just got longer as a result. Even still, just because a stock is cheap doesn’t mean it’s a bargain. Only 5% of… Read More
We believe some of the best international stocks in 2019 can be found in one place – China. That’s because not all Chinese companies rely on exports to the United States for revenue. The escalating U.S.-China trade war is a two-edged sword. It will hurt Chinese manufacturers that sell goods… Read More
The best $5 stocks in 2019 may be sitting right under your nose. That’s because some of them make the products you use on a daily basis. That smartphone in your pocket? You may have bought it from a huge company like Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) or Alphabet’s (NSDQ: GOOGL) Google. Read More
Since October, the stock market has given back all of its gain in 2018. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE: SPY) fell 10% during the first eight weeks of the final quarter, reducing its year-to-date return from plus 8% to minus 2%. At the same time, volatility has spiked and… Read More
Did you know that there is a way to double or even triple the income you receive from the stocks you own, in addition to the dividend? It’s a conservative options strategy using the best stocks for covered call writing. Covered call writing allows you to earn more income… Read More