Can You Still Buy a Car After Converting to Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Generally, buying a car is extremely difficult after going through several bankruptcies. But, if you convert a bankruptcy – say, from a chapter 13 to a chapter 7 – your credit is usually only impacted once. If you are considering converting your Chapter 13 bankruptcy into a Chapter 7, you …

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How Bristol Myers Squibb’s takeover of Celgene continued to bear fruit in Q4

No one likes to miss the big party. But the shareholders of Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) probably felt like they did in 2020. Shares of the drugmaker edged down last year as the overall market climbed higher. After a good start in 2021, the BMS title has again given …

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7 reasons why credit cards are refused

Anytime a credit card transaction fails, things can get uncomfortable. You have arrived at the checkout, ready to finalize your purchase. You present your credit card and wait. You wait a long time. And then the cashier has to deliver the dreaded message – your credit card has been declined. …

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What to do when you get a bad review you don’t deserve

For the best or for the worst, performance reviews are an integral part of employee reviews. Your performance review can not only give you insight into what you are doing well and areas for improvement, but it can also determine whether you are progressing professionally in your business or not. …

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Is the action of the Cronos group a purchase?

2019 has been a terrible year for marijuana companies. The industry benchmark, the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (OTC: HMLSF), fell 36%. Investors were hoping things would change in 2020 after Canada legalized recreational cannabis derivatives (edibles, vapes, concentrates, drinks, etc.) in October 2019. And then the coronavirus pandemic struck. …

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How to prepare your retirement portfolio for a second wave

You saw the news. COVID-19 is still taking its toll, as several states are once again closing bars and restaurants. You are right to worry about how a second wave might affect your retirement savings and what steps you should take to protect your assets. Your next move mainly depends …

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Why AvalonBay communities grew 20% in November

What happened Actions of confidence in real estate investment (FPI) AvalonBay Communities (AVB 0.04% ) rose just under 20% in November, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. While this monthly gain is impressive, at the end of November the stock is still down 20% for the year. So …

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Why Resideo Technologies’ stock soared again in December

What happened Shares in the company of home comfort and safety products Resideo Technologies (NYSE: REZI) rose 15% in December, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Overall, the Honeywell International The spin-off (listed on the stock exchange at the end of 2018) recovered well from a difficult …

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Is Intel experiencing a Microsoft moment?

Jeanne Lappin | Sarasota Herald-Tribune In February 2014, Microsoft was in trouble. The stock had been stuck in the mud for several years after Bill Gates retired. The reins had been taken over by Steve Ballmer, who tried all kinds of things including buying Nokia to enter the mobile device …

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Why Investors Still Underestimate Okta

Okta (OKTA -4.14% ) is experiencing explosive growth. It is riding a centuries-old trend in which more and more companies are adopting cloud-based solutions for cybersecurity. With Okta Identity Cloud, businesses can provide access to mission-critical applications to employees and contractors who can work away from their employer’s main office. …

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