States With The Highest And Lowest Unemployment Benefits

Besides dying, one of the worst things to come out of the coronavirus pandemic is the massive number of Americans losing their jobs. I estimate there will be over 50 million unemployed out of our ~160 million working population by the end of summer if lockdowns are not lifted beforehand. On the flip side, the Read More… The post States With The Highest And Lowest Unemployment Benefits appeared first on Financial Samurai. Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:

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Career Insurance: The Guaranteed Way To Prevent Unemployment

This whole coronavirus pandemic has really got me thinking about all of our children’s future. The world is suboptimal for us adults now. But what will their world be like in this already brutally competitive place full of constant rejection? Our country already has over 22 million Americans unemployed as of April 17. By the Read More… The post Career Insurance: The Guaranteed Way To Prevent Unemployment appeared first on Financial Samurai. Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:

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How Millionaires Will Spend Their Coronavirus Stimulus Checks

If you want another reason why having a high net worth is better than having a high income, all you’ve got to do is look at who gets stimulus checks from the new CARES Act. If your latest tax return shows an adjusted gross income of under $75,000 for single filers or $150,000 for joint Read More… The post How Millionaires Will Spend Their Coronavirus Stimulus Checks appeared first on Financial Samurai. Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:

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1Q2020 Financial Samurai Review: A Brutal, But Beautiful Quarter

Phew! It feels so good to have survived the first quarter of 2020! With the global pandemic raging on and the return of the big bad bear, March surely had to be one of the longest months of our lives. What started off as a banner quarter with solid investment gains and record high online Read More… The post 1Q2020 Financial Samurai Review: A Brutal, But Beautiful Quarter appeared first on Financial Samurai. Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:

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Maximum Unemployment For Maximum Stock Market Returns

Are you a little befuddled that with every record-breaking unemployment claim, the S&P 500 surges higher? After 6.6 million jobless claims on April 9, 2020, the total number of jobless claims in 2020 stands at roughly 16 million. With a once working American population of ~158 million, I’m now wondering how many Americans will have Read More… The post Maximum Unemployment For Maximum Stock Market Returns appeared first on Financial Samurai. Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:

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The Latest and Greatest Deals from Around the Web

Every hour we update this list of the latest and greatest deals from around the web. To have this list, along with our Emmy Award winning news, analysis, and advice delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our free newsletter. Last Updated: Thursday 1:00 PM EDT. Automotive (1) Clothing & Accessories (52) Computers (12) Electronics (17) Gaming & Toys (6) Health & Beauty (9) Home & Garden (59)… Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:

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Paycheck Protection Program: The Best Economic Rescue Package Ever

Every time there is a government rescue package, I’m left scratching my head wondering where all the money really goes. During the 2008 – 2009 financial crisis, Congress approved a $787 billion economic stimulus package that basically went to three things: $288 billion in tax cuts $224 billion in unemployment benefits $275 billion for public works Getting up to Read More… The post Paycheck Protection Program: The Best Economic Rescue Package Ever appeared first on Financial Samurai. Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:

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To Get The Best Life Insurance Rate, Be Careful About Seeing A Doctor

I wrote this post before the coronavirus pandemic. Now that it is here, many of us are now worried about our health and our wealth like never before. Before continuing, I want to clarify several things: * If you are gravely ill, please contact a doctor. Your health is far more important than your wealth. Read More… The post To Get The Best Life Insurance Rate, Be Careful About Seeing A Doctor appeared first on Financial Samurai. Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:

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Staying Unemployed: Why I’m Giving Up On Going Back To Work

At the beginning of 2020, I was excited to start applying for jobs after my six-month paternity leave was over in June. After eight years of unemployment, I had done everything I wanted to do. Now with two kids, rising living expenses, and the possibility of a downturn, finding work would be the responsible thing Read More… The post Staying Unemployed: Why I’m Giving Up On Going Back To Work appeared first on Financial Samurai. Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:

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Real Estate Outperformance Examples During A Coronavirus Pandemic

In a previous post, I estimated how real estate performs at various levels of a stock market decline. In my opinion, the sweet spot for real estate outperformance is somewhere between a 15% – 25% stock market decline. During such a level of decline, mortgage rates tend to fall as investors buy Treasury bonds. As Read More… The post Real Estate Outperformance Examples During A Coronavirus Pandemic appeared first on Financial Samurai. Powered by WPeMatico Please follow and like us:

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