There are lots of articles out there talking about how the smartest move you can make for your retirement is to start saving and investing today. And (of course) if you’re young enough to enjoy the power of compound interest, that is absolutely the best advice out there.
But what about those who are nearing retirement right now? What steps can they take to ensure a healthy and happy life over the next few decades? Read below to see three under-appreciated steps you can make today that’ll make a big difference in the future.
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Coordinating with your spouse on Social Security is vitally important
With the way Social Security benefits are doled out, the timing of receiving your first benefit can have a huge effect on both you and your spouse. There are a couple of key rules that need to be understood:
Best Stocks For 2021: Capital Senior Living Corporation(CSU)
Capital Senior Living Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, develops, and manages senior living communities in the United States. The company provides senior living services to the elderly, including independent living, assisted living, and home care services. Its independent living services include daily meals, transportation, social and recreational activities, laundry, housekeeping, and 24-hour staffing; and access to health screenings, periodic special services, dietary and similar programs, and ongoing exercise and fitness classes. The companys assisted living services comprise personal care services, such as assistance with activities of daily living comprising ambulation, bathing, dressing, eating, grooming, personal hygiene, and monitoring or assistance with medications; support services, including meals, assistance with social and recreational activities, laundry, general housekeeping, maintenance, and transportation services; and supplemental services comprising extra transportation services, personal maintenance, extra laundry services, and special care services, such as services for residents with certain forms of dementia. In addition, it offers home care services through its home care agency. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 121 senior living communities in 23 states with an aggregate capacity of approximately 15,400 residents. Capital Senior Living Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
- [By Logan Wallace]
Barclays reissued their average rating on shares of Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) in a research note released on Monday morning.
Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. ValuEngine lowered Capital Senior Living from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, December 27th. JMP Securities restated an outperform rating on shares of Capital Senior Living in a research note on Monday, December 31st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capital Senior Living from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $8.75 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, January 21st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Capital Senior Living presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $9.38.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
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Best Stocks For 2021: The ExOne Company(XONE)
We are a global provider of 3D printing machines and 3D printed and other products, materials and services to industrial customers. Our business primarily consists of manufacturing and selling 3D printing machines and printing products to specification for our customers using our installed base of 3D printing machines. Our machines serve direct and indirect applications. Direct printing produces a component; indirect printing makes a tool to produce a component. We offer pre-production collaboration and print products for customers through our nine PSCs, which are located in the United States, Germany, Italy, Sweden and Japan. We build 3D printing machines at our facilities in the United States and Germany. We also supply the associated materials, including consumables and replacement parts, and other services, including training and technical support that is necessary for purchasers of our 3D printing machines to print products. Advisors’ Opinion:
- [By Paul Ausick]
Short interest in The ExOne Co. (NASDAQ: XONE) rose by 4.3% to 2.41 million shares. About 24.8% of the company’s shares were short. ExOne’s share price rose by about 2.3% in the period ending September 28. The stock’s 52-week range is $6.16 to $12.50, and shares closed at $9.71 on Tuesday, down about 1% for the day. Days to cover remained at 20.
- [By Max Byerly]
Shares of ExOne Co (NASDAQ:XONE) shot up 5.5% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $10.94 and last traded at $10.01. 5,080 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 97% from the average session volume of 152,117 shares. The stock had previously closed at $10.59.
Best Stocks For 2021: Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd(TNP)
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited is a leading provider of international seaborne crude oil and petroleum product transportation services. In 2007, it also started to transport liquefied natural gas. It was incorporated in 1993 as an exempted company under the laws of Bermuda under the name Maritime Investment Fund Limited and in, 1996, was renamed MIF Limited. Our common shares were listed in 1993 on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE) and the Bermuda Stock Exchange, although we de-listed from the OSE in March 2005 due to limited trading. The Company’s shares are no longer actively traded on the Bermuda exchange. In July 2001, the Company’s name was changed to Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited to enhance our brand recognition in the tanker industry, particularly among charterers. In March 2002, we completed an initial public offering of our common shares in the United States and our common shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “TNP. Advisors’ Opinion:
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Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (NYSE:TNP)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 29, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ET
Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
- [By Shane Hupp]
TSAKOS ENERGY N/SH (NYSE:TNP) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nine research firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $5.00.