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Nancy Zambell

Chief Analyst, Cabot Money Club

Nancy Zambell has spent 30 years educating and helping individual investors navigate the minefields of the financial industry. She has created and/or written numerous investment publications, including UnDiscovered Stocks, UnTapped Opportunities, and Nancy Zambell’s Buried Treasures under $10. Nancy has worked with for many years as an editor and interviewer for their on-site video studios.

As a lecturer and educator, Nancy has led seminars for individual investors at the National Association of Investors, Investment Expo and the Money Show. She has also taught finance, economics and banking at the college level, and has been quoted extensively in The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, USA Today, and BusinessWeek.

Nancy’s book, Make Money Buying & Selling Stocks is an introduction for new investors and a reminder for experienced investors on how to profit in the stock market.

From this author
Pandemic lockdowns and new technology have changed how we shop, but we all need to eat. These three grocery stocks have adapted and look poised to thrive in the new normal.
When it comes to your financial health, saving more money can be just as important as earning more money. If you’ve been considering buying an electric vehicle, making improvements to your home, or just replacing a window, the Inflation Reduction Act unleashed a slew of federal rebates that will put more money back in your pocket. This month we’ll focus on how to take advantage of those programs, plus, we’ll explore a wide range of discounts available to seniors, students, travelers, and more.
Not many people do it, but it’s important to set price targets on all your stocks the second you buy them. Here’s how to do it.
The market has turned choppy, but these three momentum stocks have room to run and catalysts to help them outperform even if the market stays soft.
Discover options for the best place to retire in the world on a budget if you are dreaming of getting away after your working years.
There’s plenty of data that suggests the calendar matters when it comes to investing. But should seasonal investing be part of your plan?
Learn the best ways to get out of credit card debt and make better decisions with your money so you can begin saving more.
Learn how to find the best retirement income streams with low-risk, simple investments that can generate strong returns over time.
“When should you sell a stock?” is a common question for investors, these tips can help you determine when to sell your winners and losers.
Buying or selling LEAPs puts can benefit investors who want longer-term contracts with less volatility than shorter-dated options.
We’re still playing the seesaw game in the markets—up, down, up, down, etc. I don’t see any need for excess worry; just a little caution that we buy the right stocks. I’m still very long-term bullish, and why not?

The economy continues to strengthen; 79% of the companies in the S&P 500 Index reported positive earnings surprises for the second quarter, and the third quarter looks even better; home building continues to be strong, although low inventory levels continue to pressure resales. Home prices appear to be stabilizing, and employment remains strong.

The soothsayers seem to think that the Fed will keep rates steady at its next meeting, and the probability of a recession has fallen to 16%. What’s not to like?
If you don’t anticipate moving, 2 extra mortgage payments a year can save you tens of thousands of dollars and cut years off your loan.
Senior housing has expanded beyond care homes to include new concepts like village living and cohousing communities, but it’s important to make sure your lifestyle aligns with the community.
Finding turnaround stocks can be tricky. Here are some common characteristics, which could come in quite handy in the current environment.
The expanding senior population is a major demographic trend that’s driving higher costs in senior living and senior care services across the country. If you’re retired (or planning to), unexpectedly high living expenses can put your entire retirement picture in doubt. This month, let’s explore assisted and unassisted living options for seniors, how to plan for those expenses even as they climb, and important factors to consider before you shake up your living situation. Plus, we’ll pick a few of the best-looking stocks taking advantage of the trend.
The influx of immigrants into the U.S. has been great for business. And investors can profit from immigration with these two stocks.
People always ask us how we manage to find the market’s leading growth stocks. Here are five characteristics we screen for.
Preparing for retirement typically includes reducing aggressive holdings, the best balanced funds for retirement can help.
The markets traded sideways through most of April. But since then, the choppiness has returned—along with worries about the uncertainty regarding the debt ceiling, the expiration of the immigration-limiting legislation, and ongoing debate about the possibility of a recession.

Yet, economically speaking, the trends are still healthy. Manufacturing has held up, employment continues to rise, and job openings are still underutilized (as you can tell if you’ve been in a restaurant lately!).
What is a 529 plan? You can use this plan for creating a college fund for your child while saving money in the process.
Disruptive technologies and products change the world. Disruptive stocks make early investors a ton of money. Here’s what I mean.
Bond terminology varies from the stock terms you may be used to, but if you’re buying individual bonds these are terms you should understand.
There has been a flurry of reverse stock splits of late. Are they good for investors? Traditionally no. But there are exceptions.
With “Barbenheimer” ringing the cash register for theaters and studios, I thought it’d be a good time to review entertainment stocks. Here are the best 3 I found.
Understand these guidelines for writing a last will and testament and you could do the process yourself, saving money along the way.
Remote work has disrupted the employment landscape and appears to be here to stay; it’s also reshaped real estate as more and more workers are now untethered from the office. This month, let’s dive into how to take advantage of better affordability by relocating, moving for your lifestyle and not your employer, and what states will actually pay you to relocate.
Dividend-paying stocks are a great addition to almost any portfolio, and companies that regularly raise their dividends (like these 3) are even tougher to beat.
Special dividends are like surprise money for shareholders, though you can also seek out companies that are about to pay them. Here’s how.
Manufactured home communities are growing rapidly and these three housing REITs and two builders are capitalizing on the trend.
Health insurance for seniors without Medicare is possible, although there are certain details you should know about when looking.