Credit cards have a bad reputation among some of the bigger-name finance gurus. Credit cards can make it easy to overspend, and the interest charged on a balance you don't pay off in full can be upwards of 20% APR. With this in mind, it might be surprising to learn that Tori Dunlap, the founder of Her First $100K and author of The Financial Feminist, is very pro–credit card.
The last time stimulus checks hit Americans' bank accounts, the labor market was struggling on the heels of the pandemic. At this point, it's been around two years since federal stimulus checks were issued. Given that the labor market is so strong, it's hard to make the case for stimulus aid.
It's not too hard to get great ideas from investing legend Warren Buffett. Since 1965, his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, has massively beaten the market with an annualized return of 19.8% versus 9.9% for the S&P 500 over that time period. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Floor & Decor (NYSE: FND), and RH (NYSE: RH) are three stocks I would buy in a heartbeat.