Matthew Frankel, CFP

Matthew Frankel, CFP

TMFMathGuy

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


How to Calculate Total Stock Returns

Total returns can help compare the performance of investments that pay different dividend yields and were held for different lengths of time.



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3 Top Small-Cap Stocks to Buy Right Now

Small-cap stocks can be an exciting place to invest. Here are three that could produce huge long-term returns.





3 Top Bank Stocks to Buy Right Now

These banks could be bargains in an otherwise expensive stock market.



10 Most Tax-Friendly States

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3 Top Insurance Stocks to Buy Now

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