Sean Williams

Sean Williams


A Fool since 2010, and a graduate from UC San Diego with a B.A. in Economics, Sean specializes in the healthcare sector and investment planning. You'll often find him writing about Obamacare, marijuana, drug and device development, Social Security, taxes, retirement issues and general macroeconomic topics of interest.

Recent articles

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For Social Security Beneficiaries, This Is the Most Important Time of the Year

Will the nearly 65 million people receiving Social Security get a "raise" next year?

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5 Reasons a Second Stimulus Will Be Passed in July

There are numerous incentives for lawmakers to pass another round of stimulus in the wake of COVID-19.


Trump Wants to Give You a Larger Stimulus Check -- but Will That Actually Happen?

For the second time in as many weeks, President Trump touts that another round of stimulus money is on its way.

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Social Security Double Taxation Does Exist in These 13 States

The claim that Social Security benefits can be double taxed has merit as both fact and fiction.

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5 Top Stocks to Secure Your Financial Independence

Take control of your financial future by purchasing this perfect blend of growth and income stocks.

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A $4,356 Social Security Benefit Cut Is Coming -- Will You Be Ready?

The average retired worker could be taking home a lot less from Social Security in 15 years.

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3 of the Smartest Stocks to Invest in With $100

A small amount of money could go a long way with these top-tier companies.

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Mark My Words: Amazon Will Hit $3 Trillion in 4 Years (or Less)

If you think Amazon is pricey now, you haven't seen anything yet.

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3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Second Half of 2020

These great companies are veritable money machines for their shareholders.

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Here's My Single Best Investment Idea for July

Turnaround stories really do exist on Wall Street.

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My Top 5 Portfolio Holdings for the Second Half of 2020

These are the stocks that might power one Fool's portfolio higher for the remainder of the year.

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The 3 Marijuana Stocks You'll Want to Own for the Second Half of 2020

These pot stocks offer a budding opportunity in a high-growth, but still relatively nascent, industry.

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Got $3,000? Invest It in These 3 No-Brainer Buys

From high-growth stocks to basic-need services, there are a lot of ways to make bank in the stock market.

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3 Cannabis Stocks to Avoid Like the Plague for the Second Half of 2020

It's unlikely these pot stocks will be showing shareholders the green anytime soon.

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10 Reasons the Stock Market Could Crash in Q3

The worst for the stock market may not be in the rearview mirror just yet.

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The 4 Best Stocks to Buy for the Second Half of 2020

These great companies have what it takes to make you richer.

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The Surprising Reason the U.S. May Be Reluctant to Legalize Marijuana

It's all about the green. No, the other green.

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Meet the Stock That Turned $100 Into $2.7 Million

Patience has made investors in this company very rich.

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3 Winning Stocks to Invest $2,500 Into Right Now

These great businesses have been money machines for investors over the long run.

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3 Rock-Solid Growth Stocks to Own in a Stock Market Crash

These time-tested growth stocks won't bat an eye if stock market volatility returns.