Monthly Archives: November 2013

Temporary Tax Provisions Set to Expire in 2014 By John Jastremski

Temporary Tax Provisions Set to Expire in 2014 Some may be renewed, others may not be.    At the end of every year, certain federal tax breaks face a sunset. Some are renewed, some expire. As 2014 will soon start, … Continue reading

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Your Annual Financial To-Do List 2014

Your Annual Financial To-Do List Things you can do before & for 2014.                       What financial, business or life priorities do you need to address for 2014? Now is a good … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update 11/18/13 by John Jastremski

November 18, 2013 YELLEN EMPHASIZES FURTHER EASING While conceding that the Federal Reserve’s current stimulus effort “will not continue indefinitely,” Federal Reserve chair nominee Janet Yellen sounded decidedly dovish at her confirmation hearing in the Senate last week. “Supporting the … Continue reading

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Getting It All Together for Retirement By John Jastremski

Getting It All Together for Retirement Where is everything? Time to organize and centralize your documents.   Before retirement begins, gather what you need. Put as much documentation as you can in one place, for you and those you love. … Continue reading

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End of the Year Money Moves

Here are some things you might want to do before saying goodbye to 2013.                      What has changed for you in 2013? Did you start a new job – or leave a … Continue reading

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RMD Precautions & Options By John Jastremski

RMD Precautions & Options A reminder about mandatory withdrawals from IRAs & other retirement plans.   Just what is an RMD? After you turn 70½, the IRS requires you to withdraw some of the money in most retirement savings accounts … Continue reading

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A Debt Deal Emerges by John Jastremski

The fix is merely short-term, but it is certainly welcome. A bipartisan deal emerges from the Senate. After weeks of contention, a bill to reopen the bulk of the federal government and avert an unprecedented U.S. default appears headed toward President … Continue reading

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Entering the Yellen Years By John Jastremski

Entering the Yellen Years A look at the economist newly nominated to lead the Federal Reserve.  Janet Yellen – currently the vice chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve – has been nominated to succeed Ben Bernanke … Continue reading

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