Medicare Mistakes You Need To Avoid

getty Many retirees spend more money out of pocket than they should for medical care. One source concluded that about 90% of Medicare beneficiaries pay more out of pocket than they need to. It’s not surprising. Medicare is a complicated program. Since Medicare Open Enrollment is here (October 15-December 7), here’s my review of the…

Relative Strength Alert For The Gap

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. The Gap presently has an excellent rank, in the top 25% of the coverage universe, which…

Don’t Be That Turkey!

When I first came to the United States as a 17-year old college freshman, I was invited to the home of my Caltech biology professor for Thanksgiving, along with many other foreign students who had nowhere else to go. I immediately fell in love with this holiday. First, it comes on a Thursday leading into a long…

We’re ‘Just Getting Started’ On Student Loan Forgiveness. What Does That Mean?

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions … [+] Committee hearing on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, at Capitol Hill in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS In the course of the last month, the Biden administration has implemented $2 billion in student loan forgiveness for 30,000 borrowers. Highlighting…