Month: May 2020

Video Game Stocks’ Success During COVID-19

Investing in Video Game Stocks It is no secret that many industries have struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the world self-quarantining and avoiding all non-essential public appearances, sectors such as events, hospitality and travel are understandably taking big hits. Countless small businesses have closed their doors!  Hair and beauty salons are non-existent and restaurants are few and far between. In fact, one may easily assume that all sectors of the economy are in similar…
Read more

Investing In Healthcare: How 3M Is Flattening the COVID-19 Curve

Investing in Healthcare In the face of COVID-19, the world is desperate to obtain what it needs to stay safe!   From everyday supplies to necessary medical materials, these products are becoming increasingly challenging to find.  3M has made it clear that they are doing everything they can to improve the situation, primarily through innovative steps to rapidly bring N95 respirators to hospitals and other front-line medical fields. Key Points 3M is looking to put their…
Read more

Fossil Fuels: Are You Wearing Petroleum-Based Clothing?

When you think of the top contributor to pollution, the oil industry is probably a safe guess. However, designer Eileen Fisher boldly points out that the clothes we wear may be a close second. While many are quick to question the integrity behind that claim, a climate change and textiles study found that the fashion industry is responsible for nearly 10 percent of our global greenhouse emissions! It’s no secret that fast fashion — the relatively new industry…
Read more

How Investing In Tesla is Investing In Healthcare

Life-saving supplies are in high demand during this global pandemic and ventilators can be the difference between life and death for a patient!  Tesla CEO Elon Musk, true to his philanthropic-style, has stepped forward and offered the company’s vast resources in this urgent time of need. Key Points Elon Musk donated over 1,000 ventilators to LA mid-March Tesla commits to use its facilities to produce ventilators Tesla released a video of prototypes in action Musk…
Read more

The CARES Act and Your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)

These are trying times for the American people due to issues such as the public health crisis, unemployment and increased market volatility. The federal government has passed the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act to reduce some financial stress during this pandemic. This act reallocated $2 trillion to battle the effects of COVID-19 through various means. It is imperative to stay informed on the options that are provided to you by the government…
Read more