Matt Thalman

Matt received his Undergraduate Degree from West Virginia University and his MBA from the University of Phoenix. After living on the West Coast for a number of years, Matt moved back east and now lives in Northern Virginia. Matt has been writing since 2011, but his love for the markets began after learning about the power of compound interest while studying business in college. Matt mainly focuses on consumer-facing stocks and general investing topics, but will cover other areas of the markets if he believes there is something important investors need to know.

Follow him on Twitter at @mthalman5513 to get his most up-to-date articles and opinions about the market.

Recent Articles

5 Reasons You Should Avoid Snap Inc (SNAP) Stock at All Costs

Snapchat had, at one time, seemingly impressive potential. But, management has made countless mistakes and SNAP stock has tanked.

Why Square Inc (SQ) Stock Is a Big, Screaming Buy

Square's potential is massive amid a still-growing payment processing industry, here and abroad. Keep chasing SQ stock higher.

3 Good Reasons to Like 3M Co (MMM)

3M (MMM) stock offers built-in diversification that few other companies can, and it's as sturdy and steady a dividend stock as you could want.

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): One Worry Even This Bull Can’t Shake

The Model 3 helped Tesla stock holders forget about the company's production issues ... but that saving grace won't always be there for TSLA.

3 Dividend Stocks You’re Better off NOT Owning (CLX, HRL, TWX)

Not all dividend stocks are made equal -- some income payers offer little reward to go with the risk. Stay away from these losers!