TOPLINE Despite growing concerns about a record number of new U.S. coronavirus cases, the stock market has largely held steady thanks to surging shares of big tech companies—though  that’s resulting in a very imbalanced market, experts warn. The FAANG stocks – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet. Forbes KEY FACTS Even as the United
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Changes to Medicare that advocates have been seeking may end up in the next federal coronavirus relief legislation,  experts say. The Republican-controlled Senate is expected to unveil its version of the next stimulus package in late July as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to slow economic recovery and unemployment remains high. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell,
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Getty In June, the Department of Labor advanced a rule relating to socially responsible investing – also commonly known as environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) investing. The proposed regulation by the Labor Department reiterates that fiduciaries are prohibited from disregarding pecuniary considerations to instead pursue ESG-related considerations. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
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Curious about Real Estate Investing? Use your IRA! NuView Trust CEO and founder, Glen Mather, talks to Keller Williams Realtor, Manny del Valle, about everything you need to know about investing in real estate, within your IRA. You’ll learn: •The basics of self-direction: What is a self-directed IRA? Why is it important? •What investment options
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FAANG stocks displayed at the Nasdaq. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Investors and traders have historically turned to less-risky assets such as U.S. Treasurys to weather market volatility and uncertainty. During the coronavirus pandemic, however, they have turned to unlikely place: tech and software stocks. Shares of Apple, Netflix, Microsoft, and Amazon are all trading at,
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Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey, who is worth more than $7 billion, is pledging $3 million to support experiments in free cash payments to Americans, he announced Thursday. Dorsey is giving the money to Mayors for a Guaranteed Income, a coalition of mayors who advocate for universal basic income, as well as invest in pilot programs around
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Crisserbug | Getty Images With more Americans under financial pressure due to the coronavirus, paying for college is a growing problem. Nearly 70% of families are worried about how they will cover the cost and more than half now say their higher education plans have changed due to Covid-19. By necessity, some students will attend a community college close to
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The world’s uber wealthy are increasingly putting their money towards socially, ethically and environmentally conscious businesses, which could spur the growth of sustainable investments. In Capgemini’s World Wealth Report 2020, more than a quarter (27%) of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) — those with investible assets of $1 million or more — said they were
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You’ve probably heard the terms “accredited investor” and “sophisticated investor” when researching investment opportunities, but do you know how these terms apply to the multifamily space? You might be surprised! In today’s video, we’ll talk about the reasons why accreditation is so appealing, and how you can work your way into the next level of
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Morsa Images If your income has taken a hit during the coronavirus pandemic, you may be trying to figure out ways to bring in some cash. One option is to tap  your 401(k) plan or individual retirement account under the new rules enacted in the federal coronavirus stimulus package, or CARES Act. Experts often say  taking money
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Founder and CEO of The Raisner Group (formerly Proteus Capital Management), a private real estate investment firm in New York City.  Getty In the future, will we all work from home? This is one of the most-asked questions resulting from the Covid-19 shutdown — understandably so, after a long nationwide experiment in working remotely and handling meetings
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Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Disrupt Equity. Learn more about investment opportunities by visiting our website. Getty Profitability is a crucial metric most investors use to determine if an opportunity is worthwhile. The profitability of a real estate investment can be summarized using a metric known as net operating income (NOI). This is also known as
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Lee Kiser is a multifamily expert, active broker and Principal of Kiser Group, Chicagoland’s leading mid-market multifamily brokerage firm.  Getty Savings and loan crisis, Gulf War, Black Monday, 9/11, the Great Recession … and now, the global pandemic. Every time I think I’ve experienced everything that can turn my business or industry on its head, the commercial
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Many Renters and Homeowners Have Trouble Paying Their Bills in the Recession. Getty Millions of renters and homeowners could face evictions and foreclosure as many have trouble paying their bills in the recession. With temporary job losses turning permanent and the unemployment rate still at double digit rates, many families do not earn enough to
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