Steve Adcock

U.S. Household Net Worth Increased 20% in a Year The booming stock market and real estate appreciation added trillions to American's net worth.

The Federal Reserve reported yesterday a nearly 20% boost in net worth among U.S. households, totaling more than $141 trillion dollars. That’s the good news. The bad? Debt rose 7.9% as well. The stock market and rising real estate prices account for the vast majority of the net worth boost, making those Americans who invest …

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Amazon to Hire 125,000 People Ahead of 2021 Holiday Season Amazon anticipates hiring 125,000 new employees with an average wage of $18 an hour.

The second-largest private employer, Amazon anticipates opening 125,000 delivery and warehouse jobs for the 2021 holiday season and boosting hourly wages. The average starting pay will be around $18/hour, up from $17/hour from earlier in the year. The increase in pay indicates the desperation many businesses are feeling to shore up staff ahead of the …

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How a Credit Card Can Save You Money Credit cards offer huge money-saving benefits, but only if we use them the right way.

Credit cards, if used wisely, have INCREDIBLE benefits. For example: – many insure your purchase– most provide cashback or points– all offer fraud protection Use credit whenever you can. And, pay off your balance every darn month. This isn’t optional. Paying off your balance every month is required. Believe it or not, when we use …

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PayPal Building Its Own U.S. Stock Trading Platform The payment giant is exploring ways to build out a new platform for U.S. customers to buy and sell stocks inside of the PayPal system.

PayPal, one of the biggest online credit card processing companies in the world, wants to build out its very own stock trading platform for U.S. customers. According to reports by CNBC, PayPal hired brokerage expert Rich Hagen to head up Invest at PayPal, the new stock trading division of the company. Hagen was formerly the …

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This Golfer Has Earned More than Any Other, and it’s Not Even Close Golfing is one of the most lucrative sports around, and you may be surprised at what golfer continues to lead the earnings board.

When you think of professional golfers, you probably think of names like Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory, McIlroy, Jack Nicklaus, and Arnold Palmer. And, you might even believe one of these golfers has earned more than any other golfer. And, you would be right. If you guessed Tiger Woods, you’re right again. Tiger Woods has …

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Personal Finance statistics

These 23 Personal Finance Statistics Will Stun You From rising consumer debt to the wide majority of student loans being held by women, these personal finance statistics might shock you.

Most personal finance statistics prove we don’t manage our money well. Consumer debt continues to skyrocket. Retirement savings is in the toilet. Financially literacy has taken a back seat in school. Is there any good news out there? These Personal Finance statistics will surprise you 1. 18% of high-income earners live paycheck to paycheck Believe …

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Six in 10 Ready to Take Pay Cut to Work From Home A new study found that employees would rather take a pay cut than be forced to work from an office 5 days a week.

A brand new study found that more than 60% of workers are prepared to take a pay cut in order to work from home permanently. GoodHire surveyed 3,500 American workers and found that the vast majority preferred more flexible working arrangements over more pay, especially the ability to work remotely. Remote work allows employees a …

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Uncomfortable truths

11 Uncomfortable Truths I Wish I Knew at 20 Some truths about life are hard to hear, but the toughest truths to hear often help us the most.

Wisdom about life is sometimes not easy to hear. We call this type of wisdom uncomfortable truths. While they may not be easy to hear, understanding these truths makes it easier to level up and achieve the level of success that you expect of yourself. To build wealth. To live well. I retired from full-time …

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GOOGLEFINANCE(): How to Embed Real-Time Stock Prices in Google Sheets The GOOGLEFINANCE() formula makes it super easy to embed real-time and historical stock prices into spreadsheets.

Did you know that you can embed real-time stock prices into Google Sheets documents? It’s performed by using the GOOGLEFINANCE() formula. Using this formula within Google Sheets’ formula bar will automatically pull real-time or historical pricing information. For instance, to get the current stock price of AMZN (Amazon.com), use: It’s a little-known function, but insanely …

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5 Million People Became Millionaires During COVID-19 Despite the economic damage caused by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, millions of innovative people became new millionaires in 2020.

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, more than five million people became brand new millionaires in 2020, according to a Credit Suisse report published by the BBC. A booming stock market and low interest rates helped tack on an additional 5.2 million millionaires to the running global total of 56.1 million millionaires. Credit Suisse found that countries …

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