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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Here's the Timeline for Social Security Benefit Cuts

Across-the-board benefit cuts may happen sooner than you realize.


Trump Assures a Second Stimulus Check Is Coming: Here's What to Expect

With enhanced unemployment benefits ending in five weeks, pressure to pass a second round of stimulus is mounting on Capitol Hill.

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Should We Tax the Rich to Save Social Security?

This isn't the cut-and-dried solution you might think it is.

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7 Top Stocks to Buy When the Stock Market Crashes

Buying great companies at a discount during periods of fear and panic can make you rich.

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Aurora Cannabis' $1.94 Billion Mistake Just Got Worse

Aurora's cost-cutting effort resolves one problem but exposes another.


Trump and Biden Share 3 Surprising Similarities on Social Security

The two presidential candidates aren't as polar opposite as you might think when it comes to Social Security.

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Got $300? Clever Investors Are Buying These 3 Stocks

You don't need a mountain of cash to generate significant wealth from the stock market.

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Expect Big Asset Writedowns From Canadian Pot Stocks in the Coming Quarters

Goodwill isn't the only cause for concern on marijuana companies' balance sheets.


3 Stocks Warren Buffett Probably Bought in Q2

If the Oracle of Omaha put Berkshire Hathaway's $137 billion cash hoard to work in the second quarter, it was likely on these three stocks.

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3 Revolutionary Healthcare Stocks That Can Make Investors a Fortune

These three companies are changing the medical-care landscape.

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Aurora Cannabis Is Doing Something Exceptionally Rare Right Now

The most popular pot stock's share price performance since May 11 is truly extraordinary.

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3 Top Stocks Millennial Investors Should Be Buying

Hint: Penny stocks and microcaps aren't the answer.

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The Best Stocks to Invest in If You Have $3,000

Periods of heightened volatility have historically been a great time to put your money to work.

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3 Marijuana Stocks Wall Street Expects to Decline

One cash-rich pot stock has a consensus price target that's 31% below where it's currently valued.


The 3 Biggest Reasons Buffett Has Underperformed Over the Past Decade

Hint: It's not because he's lost his stock-picking prowess.

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Smart Investors Are Getting Rich With These 3 Growth Stocks

Purchasing businesses with game-changing potential is a great way to compound your wealth.

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3 Cannabis Stock CEOs Who May Lose Their Jobs

Pot stock valuations have plummeted, and these CEOs could pay the price for this underperformance.

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3 Value Stocks Billionaires Sold During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Not all money managers were adding to their investment portfolios during the stock market crash.

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Got $5,000? Invest It in These 4 Stocks to Get Rich.

These industry leaders have the tools needed to make investors a lot of money.

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5 Stocks That Turned $1,000 Into $1 Million (or More)

These well-known companies have delivered gains of over 100,000% for their shareholders.