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11h
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Stocks used to be simple. You buy some, the company takes the money to buy stuff and hire people, and then you get a share of the profit. But at some point it mutated into something many stockmarket people don’t seem to understand properly.

11h
1

I mean I kind of get it. For the average person who probably doesn’t have enough in savings to even be a sufficient emergency fund, telling them to shift to higher-yield but riskier investments probably isn’t the best advice. Read more

11h
31

Looks like one of the stupid memes my 12 year old thinks is funny.

Jul 14
3

Good points. There are also other factors to consider when switching—like the bank’s reputation, software user experience, customer service, and more. Some people prefer to stick with a bank they like and trust than chase interest rates.

Jul 14
3

I’m a big fan of switching to a higher-yield account once if you currently have one of those .06% accounts at the big banks. After that, though, it’s really not worth the hassle of moving your money chasing an extra 0.2% or whatever. Honestly even 1% of a large emergency fund (let’s say $10k) is still only $100 a year. Read more

Jul 14
12

Keep in mind that the bureaucratic, police and military arms of the us government are long established, powerful, and have the backing of law, inertia and force. Even the most pro-Trump officials would balk at overriding a free and fair election - and those are the people who know how elections actually work, and what Read more

Jul 14
48

Trump has never done anything quietly, so no, he won’t. Even if he gives up power on schedule, he’s going to do everything he can to salvage his reputation with his fans, and that’s going to mean endless complaints about a rigged election, mail-in ballots, illegal voting, etc....

Jul 14
10

Yes, but you can’t drive a side by side on the street so no one will know how cool and offroady you are at the mall...