Erik Sherman, Forbes

Erik Sherman


Northfield, MA, United States

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Past articles by Erik:

6 Best Semiconductor Stocks To Buy Now

Semiconductors are a vital part of virtually all industries. It is next to impossible to conceive of any industry or part of daily activity that doesn’t brush up against chips in one form or another. Here's how to get exposure to them. → Read More

The Younger You Are, The More Likely You’re Getting Over Your Head In Debt

The future is getting increasingly scary for youth with rental rates and student loans. But the impact won’t stop with them. → Read More

Billionaire Tax? How About Millionaire And Corporate Tax?

If you’re going where the money is, make sure you find all of it. → Read More

How Do Some Executives Pay Taxes? By Selling Stock With Insider Information, Study Suggests

A study by two professors of accounting who studied years of data suggests that CEOs regularly break the law to feather their nests. → Read More

The IRS Continues To Focus Its Audits On Poor People, Not Millionaires

If you’re interested in seeing greater fairness, this is why you want the IRS to have more agents so they can audit those who might really have something to pay up. → Read More

Why The Renters Bill Of Rights Won’t Help Much

A set of principles may be good in concept, but they don’t come close to addressing the big problems of skyrocketed rents or the imbalance of power between landlords and tenants. → Read More

Best Dividend Stocks To Beat Inflation In 2023

Dividends provide additional cash, and while the extra money doesn’t solve inflation’s impact entirely, it does make it less painful “Dividend payers can help beat the market in an inflationary environment in two ways,” says R. Burns McKinney, managing director and senior portfolio manager at NFJ... → Read More

Blame Corporations And The Federal Government For The Strong Labor Market

And then stop trying to economically punish workers for what they can’t control. → Read More

What’s The Fed’s Next Move On Interest Rates? Even Its Leaders Don’t Know

But don’t expect that the pain will suddenly stop. → Read More

You Can’t Understand The Job Market If You Don’t Get Self-Employment

Maybe that’s why unemployment has been trending down. But that could change if the Biden administration gets its way and successfully introduces draconian regulation. → Read More

Corporate executives are desperate for MBA grads to finally learn these 5 things

Several corporate leaders shared with Fortune the five areas where business schools must step up their game to better prepare MBA grads. → Read More

$400 Billion For Student Loan Forgiveness, $2,300 Billion For Tax Cuts

The shock and angst over student loan forgiveness tends to forget much bigger giveaways in the recent past. → Read More

If You Don’t Know What You’re Doing, Avoid House Flipping

Yes, even with market pushback, houses are going for sky-high prices. But chances are you’ll lose your in a big way. → Read More

The Big Reason Why Student Loans, And So Much More, Must Refer To The 1970s

If you don’t know what things were like when they were more reasonable, you can’t grasp how much the present needs to change. → Read More

The Numbers That Show Why So Many College Students Need Help With Loans

It’s not only a matter of diligence, but how most of households in this country can’t come close to paying for college and so millions of students need to borrow large sums. → Read More

Buying A House Is About To Get Even Harder

That might seem impossible, but the rate of house building looks about to fall even further. → Read More

Gun Safety Bill Extends Drug Middlemen Protection From Anti-Kickback Measure

Big drug sellers got a major concession that has nothing to do with making communities safer from gun violence. → Read More

Why Won’t Congress Do What Mark Cuban Is Doing For Affordable Drug Prices?

He’s a billionaire. The U.S. may have much larger resources but hasn’t been willing. → Read More

American Economic Anxiety Shouldn’t Surprise Anyone

The data seems to say the economy is fine. Unfortunately, most of the people aren’t. → Read More

Want diversity in your company? Here’s what leading B-school experts say you really need to do

While business schools have made some strides on diversity, they remain insular in many other ways. → Read More