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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It's Time to Kiss Your Social Security COLA in 2021 Goodbye

The COVID-19 pandemic is a double whammy for seniors receiving a Social Security benefit.

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3 Off-the-Cuff Second Stimulus Proposals Being Considered

With the HEROES Act dead in the water, the Senate and White House have come up with a number of unique stimulus ideas.

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3 Reasons Claiming Social Security Early Is About to Become Even More Popular

Seniors may be more willing than ever to take a permanent reduction to their monthly payout by claiming benefits early.

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Get Ready: 10 Reasons a Second Stock Market Crash Is Coming

Equities have had a ferocious rebound from the March 23 lows, but a bounty of negative catalysts remains.

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Marijuana Stock Short Interest Is Picking Up Again

Pessimists are once again betting against three of the most popular pot stocks.


3 Ways Trump Has Proposed Cutting Social Security

These direct and indirect proposals would all eventually lower Social Security's outlays.

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Have $3,000? Consider Buying These Unstoppable Stocks

The addressable markets for these three businesses are massive.

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2 Ultra-Popular Stocks That May Be Worthless

Despite respective gains of nearly 900% and 700% in recent weeks, these stocks are probably headed to $0.

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3 Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy and 2 to Avoid

There are some serious bargains in Berkshire Hathaway's investment portfolio, as well as a few land mines.

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Billionaires Can't Stop Buying These 3 Growth Stocks

Sometimes, bigger really is better.

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5 Pot Stocks That Can Thrive in a Stock Market Crash

These cannabis stocks possess the tools to outperform in any economic environment.

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3 Revolutionary Stocks That Can Make You Rich

These industry pioneers can be true difference-makers in your portfolio.

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Got $2,000? Smart Investors Are Buying These Stocks Hand Over Fist.

These disruptive businesses look virtually unstoppable.

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Despite Doubling, These Cannabis Stocks Are Bad News

These three pot stocks are soaring -- unfortunately their rallies lack substance.


3 Elephant-Sized Deals Buffett Should Consider

Warren Buffett's company has $137 billion in cash -- here's how he could put some of it to work.

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3 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks to Buy in a Stock Market Crash

When the stock market plunges, these dividend stocks are a smart place to park your money.

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Have $500? Here Are the Best Stocks to Buy During a Correction

Growth? Value? Income? There are great deals available for all types of long-term investors.

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This Is the Biggest Hurdle to a Second Stimulus Check

If lawmakers can resolve their differences over this issue, the likelihood of another round of direct stimulus increases dramatically.


Donald Trump's Stimulus Plan Is a Double-Edged Sword

Putting more money into the pockets of American workers could come at a big cost to Social Security.

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4 States Where Legalizing Marijuana Will Have to Wait Until 2021 or 2022

Residents in these states will have to wait a bit longer for recreational cannabis to be legalized.