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Matthew Frankel, CFP®

Matthew Frankel, CFP®


Matt is a Certified Financial Planner based in South Carolina who has been writing for The Motley Fool since 2012. Matt specializes in writing about bank stocks, REITs, and personal finance, but he loves any investment at the right price. Follow him on Twitter to keep up with his latest work!

Recent articles

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Is This Company the Next Berkshire Hathaway?

This small conglomerate is making all of the right moves out of Warren Buffett's playbook. Will it pay off?

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Lemonade Sees Brighter Days Ahead -- Time to Buy?

The insurance disruptor sees its financial performance getting much better from here.

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What to Invest in During a Recession

Here's your guide to navigating recessions the right way.


Why I Bought More of This Growth Stock While It's Cheap

Investors may need to put this one on their watch list.


A Long-Term Winning Dividend Stock Selling for Cheap Right Now

A new division in the company could make it very formidable.


1 Ultra-Safe Dividend Growth Stock I Just Bought

Significant growth is projected for the company.


1 Absurdly Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stock I Just Bought

An ambitious growth plan adds to its positive outlook.

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Here's Why SoFi Spiked After Earnings -- And What to Watch Now

SoFi soared after earnings, and for good reason. Here's a breakdown of the numbers.


Why I Bought More of This Under-the-Radar Stock

This healthcare business has tailwinds behind it.

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Why Are Offerpad and Opendoor Falling on Thursday?

The iBuyers are under pressure after so-so earnings from one of them.

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Airbnb Thinks Its Stock Is Cheap -- Should You Buy it Now?

Airbnb just announced a major stock buyback plan, but should you buy shares as well?

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3 Stocks I Bought This Week

They include a beaten-down real estate company, a tried-and-true conglomerate, and a fintech with a lot to prove.


What Is Compound Interest?

Here's a primer on this important financial concept investors need to understand.

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Best Stocks to Buy in August 2022

Here are 10 stocks that could be excellent additions to your portfolio for the rest of 2022 and for years to come.

Emotions in Investing: How to Manage Stock Market Anxiety & Stress

Weighted Average Cost of Capital Formula

Here's how to tell what a company is paying for the investment capital it raises.

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Could Lemonade's Auto Insurance Business Finally Jump to the Next Level?

Lemonade just announced it has cleared a big hurdle in its auto insurance ambitions.

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Shopify Stock Plunges After Layoff Announcement -- Is Now the Time to Buy?

The e-commerce giant is the latest major tech company to reduce its workforce, but are the long-term trends intact?


1 'Near Monopoly' Tech Company That Still Has Room To Grow

Healthy revenues spur further innovation.


Is Now a Good Time To Buy Microsoft Stock?

The company has built up several competitive advantages.

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