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Thinking of Changing Careers? Here’s Who’s Hiring Now

Millions of Americans are looking for jobs. These industries are hiring.


Tim Cook Owns Cryptocurrency -- So Do 68% of American Millionaires

68% of American millionaires own cryptocurrency, according to a Motley Fool survey. Read on for more details.


How Many Americans Own Stock? About 145 Million -- But the Wealthiest 10% Own More Than 80%

Over half of Americans own stock, but it's not distributed equally.


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Here's Why 20% of Americans Have Changed Careers Since the Pandemic Began

"The Great Resignation" is happening, but why? We surveyed 2,000 Americans to find out.


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Which Jobs Will Be Automated in the Next 10 Years?

19 of the 30 occupations likely to decline in the next decade face threats from automation.


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Estate and Inheritance Taxes by State in 2021

Estate and inheritance taxes are complicated -- start here.


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Kevin O'Leary Is Concerned About Leaving Too Large an Inheritance -- So Are Two-Thirds of High-Net-Worth Individuals

Not all high-net-worth individuals plan on leaving money to their children.


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81% of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals Use Alternative Investments

Alternative investments are going mainstream.


High-net-worth individuals gave $5.8 billion to COVID-19 philanthropy in 2020

High-net-worth individuals donated a great deal of money to COVID-related causes.


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Study: How Gen Z and Millennial Investors Think About Risk

Gen Z and millennial investors have a reputation for risky investments, but is it warranted?


Average Retirement Savings in the U.S.: $65,000

How much does the average American have saved for retirement? We dug into the statistics to find out.


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Study: What Are Gen Z and Millennial Investors Buying in 2021?

Members of Gen Z and millennials are an important group of investors -- but what are they investing in?


Gen Z and Millennial Investors: Ranking the Most Used, Trusted Investing Tools

What tools and sources of information do Gen Z and millennial investors use regularly?


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2021 Capital Gains Tax Rates: Everything You Need to Know

Capital gains taxes are confusing -- so we did the research for you.


How Did New and Experienced Investors Deal With Market Volatility in 2020?

Investors viewed and reacted to 2020's market volatility in very different ways.


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Marijuana Tax Revenue: A State-by-State Breakdown

Marijuana can bring in big bucks for state governments.


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Poll: How Well Did Meme Stock Investors Understand What Was Happening?

A Reddit thread sent certain stock prices soaring. Here's what investors did as a result.


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A Summary of 20 Years of Research and Statistics on Women in Investing

When it comes to investing, women and men differ. A lot. Here's what the research says.