‘Gee, I’m a $ TSLA-naire!’ Here’s how quickly Tesla’s wild ride transformed modest investments into unexpected seven-digit gains


Tesla’s stock exploded to a gain of almost 700% this year, having gotten a recent boost by joining the S&P 500. But a 2020 blockbuster is just another chapter in the stock’s volatile journey for surprising returns. See the full story.

House Republicans block $ 2,000 stimulus check bill, challenging Trump as government shutdown approaches

Republicans in the House blocked a bill introduced by Democrats on Thursday that would send checks of $ 2,000 to individuals as part of a coronavirus financial aid package, up from the $ 600 agreed on by Congress as passed earlier this week. week that President Donald Trump criticized it as too insufficient. See the full story.

The new stimulus project did not extend the pause in the payment of the student loan – but it does have 8 provisions that will affect how families pay for college

The $ 900 billion COVID aid package provides emergency financial aid for college students, simplifies the FAFSA form, and repeals the ban on access for students arrested to the Pell grant. See the full story.

My husband and I are planning to give our daughter a home for Christmas. Are we making a mistake?

“2020 is a good year to donate just to register the use of a very generous unified gift and real estate tax credit available now,” suggested an expert. See the full story.

How many people need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to achieve collective immunity? ‘The faster we do it, the faster we will come back to life’

“If you have a highly effective vaccine and only 50% of the country is vaccinated, you are not going to have that herd immunity protection umbrella,” said Anthony Fauci. See the full story.


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