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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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Here's Why Zoom Stock Is Worth a Look Now

The videoconferencing leader has dropped significantly from its highs.

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These Banks Could Be Big Winners in 2021

It's not just the big banks that could benefit from the economy reopening.


1 Fintech That Could Be a Long-Term Winner

Here's why one fintech start-up could have tons of room to grow.

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Why Has the SPAC Market Cooled Off So Fast?

The SPAC boom didn't just slow down -- it essentially stopped altogether.

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1 Great Stock You Can Buy on Sale Right Now

This leading innovator is trading for a big discount compared to a couple of months ago.


1 Fintech Stock to Know; Coinbase Has a Hot Date; and Why Is SPAC Mania Cooling Off?

Here are some of the top stories investors should know in the financial space.

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Why Is MercadoLibre Down 20% From Its Highs?

This e-commerce and fintech giant is well off its highs, despite stellar results.

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Here's Why SoFi's Latest Move Is So Important

SoFi just bought a small Sacramento-based bank, but it's a bigger deal than it might sound like.

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What Does the Post-COVID World Have in Store for Zoom?

Will Zoom suffer as people return to offices?

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Is Insider Selling a Bad Thing?

Company executives and directors sell stock for a variety of reasons.

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Good News for Bank Stock Investors in 2021

The banking industry could start to normalize much faster than expected.

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Why Do Millions of People Use Robinhood to Invest?

Robinhood has a huge customer base, even though it isn't the only no-commission brokerage anymore.

This Financial Advisor Thinks Bitcoin Could Be Headed for Mass Adoption

Bitcoin could eventually become a popular payment mechanism, but it won't get there overnight, according to this expert.

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1 Insurance Stock That Could Be a Huge Winner

This insurer is an emerging leader in a largely untapped market.

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WeWork Is Finally Going Public -- Should You Invest?

The co-working company is using the SPAC route to the public markets.

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How Should Investors Handle Bitcoin's Volatility?

Bitcoin has a history of massive price swings, so what's the right way for investors to approach it?

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1 Under-the-Radar Financial Stock That Has Delivered Amazing Returns

Not all parts of the financial services industry have joined the 21st century yet.

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How Long Will It Take Before Bitcoin Achieves Mass Adoption?

What would it take for Bitcoin to be a widely used currency?


2 Stocks at Huge Discounts Despite Stellar Growth

Both of these companies are producing strong results but are well off their highs.


Could Bitcoin Help Bring Banking to the Underserved?

What role could Bitcoin play in the financial system of the future?