LUV in the Time of Corona

After catching up on Buffett dropping all airline stocks last week in this post, I decided to do a deeper dive into the airline industry. After all, whether with or without a crystal ball, one thing is for certain: In a normal world, we need airlines in order to function properly as an economy. Which … Read more LUV in the Time of Corona

Warren Buffett’s 2020 Annual Shareholders Meeting

For those of you who frequently visit Omaha for Buffett’s Annual Shareholders Meeting, this year was the first time it didn’t happen in person. Buffett did a virtual Q&A this year with Becky Quick instead of the traditional way where visitors would approach the microphone to ask questions. He also did not have his partner … Read more Warren Buffett’s 2020 Annual Shareholders Meeting

Use a 2% CD to Pay for a 3% Car Loan

That’s right. You heard that correctly. It’s financially better to use a invest money into a 2% Certificate of Deposit (CD) instead of paying off a 3% car loan directly. The math checks out. Buying a $35,000 Car Scenario Here’s the scenario, you want to buy a $35,000 car. Assume the following: 5-Year Term A … Read more Use a 2% CD to Pay for a 3% Car Loan

Dividend Income Estimator in TD Ameritrade

A friend of mine pointed out this unique feature in TD Ameritrade. Based on your portfolio, it can predict the amount of income you receive each month, especially since the majority of my portfolio is in dividend paying stocks. The Dividend Income Estimator can be found under the “Planning and Retirement” link at the top … Read more Dividend Income Estimator in TD Ameritrade