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Past articles by Sean:

7 Changes to Social Security in 2021

From what recipients will be paid to what workers could owe in payroll tax, big changes are on the way for our nation's top social program. → Read More

Coca-Cola, AMEX and Moody's: Warren Buffett doubles his money on these stocks every 2 to 5 years

A long-term mindset and regular dividend increases have turned these companies into cash cows for Berkshire Hathaway. → Read More

Here's where 92% of Warren Buffett's portfolio is in: Information tech, financials and consumer staples

The Oracle of Omaha has never been a fan of diversification if you know what you're doing. → Read More

Taxing the rich won't save Social Security, it would only buy the program a couple decades of solvency

Though raising payroll taxes on high-income earners could buy Social Security some time, it's not the surefire solution people think it is. → Read More

The next coronavirus stimulus deal will have a big change

Tens of millions of Americans could be saying goodbye to the beefy benefit in the first round of COVID-19 stimulus checks: the extra $600 benefit. → Read More

Mark My Words: Amazon Will Hit $3 Trillion in 4 Years (or Less)

If you think Amazon is pricey now, you haven't seen anything yet. → Read More

Warren Buffett is down $1.1B in annual dividend income thanks to the coronavirus

Dividend cuts and suspensions have wiped out 20% of Berkshire Hathaway's income stream. → Read More

Here are the most popular and least popular ages to claim Social Security

Your claiming age can have a huge impact on what Social Security will pay you. → Read More

These are the 13 states that might tax your Social Security benefit

Earn too much, and these states will make you hand over a portion of your Social Security benefit. → Read More

Social Security's 'Catch-22' might mean bad news for retirees

Benefit cuts may prove inevitable for Social Security recipients. → Read More

3 reasons why Warren Buffett is so successful in bear markets

Warren Buffett's simplistic investment approach has allowed him to run circles around the broader market for decades. → Read More

Donald Trump on Social Security: Here's everything you need to know

Here are President Trump's past and present views on how best to fix Social Security. → Read More

The easy way to save $35,000 on a new home purchase

This one factor can have a major impact on your wallet: having an excellent FICO credit score of 760 or higher. → Read More

Could Social Security benefit cuts be coming? Here's what would have to happen

If lawmakers on Capitol Hill don't act relatively soon, Social Security benefits cuts may occur. → Read More

Why claiming Social Security early could be more popular than ever this decade

Here's why more retirees may choose to take their payouts at age 62, even with a permanently reduced benefit. → Read More

3 problems with Social Security

Stop blaming baby boomers for being born. There are far bigger problems at work behind the scenes. → Read More

The odd reason the stock market could soar to new highs: Analysis

Hint: It has nothing to do with earnings reports. → Read More

Being an American citizen doesn't entitle you to a Social Security benefit

Despite what you might think, being an American citizen doesn't entitle you to a Social Security benefit. → Read More

Bernie Sanders says Social Security is the most successful government program. He's right

Social Security has been providing a financial foundation for tens of millions of Americans, many of whom are retired workers, since 1940. → Read More

Taxing the rich to save Social Security: Here's an argument for and against it.

Increasing payroll taxes on the wealthy isn't as cut-and-dried as you'd think. → Read More