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Bob’s Journal for 2/25/21

February 25, 2021

Some Notable Events That Grabbed My Attention This Week I’ll answer a few more questions this week that were raised by a number of listeners during the subscriber teleconference we had two weeks ago. (A replay is available here.) Question 1: I was planning to delay Social Security benefits until at least full retirement age. […]

Bob’s Journal for 2/18/21

February 18, 2021

Some Notable Events That Grabbed My Attention This Week We had a very successful conference call last week with thousands of subscribers. (A replay is available here.) As I mentioned in last week’s Bob’s Journal, many questions were submitted in advance by email and a number of listeners wanted to ask questions on the call. […]

Bob’s Journal for 2/11/21

February 11, 2021

Some Notable Events That Grabbed My Attention This Week We had another successful teleconference with our subscribers yesterday afternoon. Many questions were submitted in advance via email, and there was a long queue of callers with questions during the event. We could deal with only a fraction of the questions during the call, so I’m […]

Bob’s Journal for 2/4/21

February 4, 2021

What to Learn From Reddit, GameStop, Market Manipulation and Other Recent Headlines Over the last couple of weeks, the financial headlines have been about market manipulation, GameStop (NYSE:GME), short squeezes, Reddit frenzies and other uncommon topics. A little perspective makes it easier to understand these events. The big news last week was the strong increase […]

Bob’s Journal for 1/28/21

January 28, 2021

Here’s What’s Likely to Happen to Income and Estate Taxes The 2020 election is behind us, the inauguration is over and the tax picture for the next couple of years is becoming clear. In mid-2020, the polls indicated a big Democratic sweep was developing. If that had occurred, it probably would have led to significant […]

Beware of Social-Media-Hyped Stocks

January 21, 2021

****************************************************************** Publisher’s Note: Are you looking for a great Valentine’s Day gift? We were going through some areas of our office and found a box of beautiful rose pendants that were widely popular a few years ago. These are 24K gold and pure silver — a hard combination to find in any jewelry store. Click […]

Bob’s Journal for 1/14/21

January 14, 2021

****************************************************************** Publisher’s Note: Are you looking for a great Valentine’s Day gift? We were going through some areas of our office and found a box of beautiful rose pendants that were widely popular a few years ago. These are 24K gold and pure silver — a hard combination to find in any jewelry store. Click here now to […]

Bob’s Journal for 1/7/20

January 7, 2021

Some Notable Events That Grabbed My Attention This Week Social Security Continues to Let Down Beneficiaries Near the end of 2020, the Inspector General (IG) of the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued more reports on the agency’s shortcomings. A report in December was divided into several sections. One key section focused on a study of […]

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