Month: February 2019

5 Pharmaceutical Stocks With Big Moats and Bridges

Pharmaceuticals are a tricky business. Public policy, science, R&D, global growth and regulation all play a role, sometimes outsize, in the success of pharmaceutical stocks.

But some Big Pharma companies and a few other industry firms have managed the…

5 States With No State Sales Tax

Forty-five states plus the District of Columbia impose a sales tax to raise revenue. In addition, local sales tax is collected in 38 states. The combined levy can be hefty. In Tennessee, for example, the average combined state and local sales tax is 9….

11 Reasons You Don’t Want to Retire in Florida

As retirement approaches and the punch of the polar vortex is conjuring dreams of warmer temperatures and a lost shaker of salt, you have Florida on your mind. After all, it’s the quintessential post-working world existence. But is it right for you?

B…

12 Ways to Build Up Your Savings Account

Saving money can seem overwhelming. But if you’re determined to do it, there are some things you can do to smooth the way. It helps to have a goal. Maybe you want to save to buy a house. Or you know you need to sock away money for retirement. Or …

9 U.S. Stocks That Are Coming to Life Again

This year has been an unusually bullish one for U.S. stocks. Granted, the market started 2019 with the advantage of a steep selloff during the final three months of last year, setting up a big bounce out of an oversold condition. Traders remain confide…

16 Tips and Tricks Aldi Shoppers Need to Know

For many shoppers who are serious about spending less on groceries, a trip to discount supermarket Aldi is a weekly ritual. The chain, founded in Germany, credits its rock-bottom prices to low labor and operating costs, a limited selection of mostly in…




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