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Why Save for Retirement? -by John Jastremski

When you envision retirement, you probably see yourself living comfortably, doing what makes you happy. Your dreams could be as lofty as traveling the world or as simple as spending more time with your friends and family. Everyone’s vision is … Continue reading

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Changing Jobs? Take Your 401(k) and Roll It -by John Jastremski

If you’ve lost your job, or are changing jobs, you may be wondering what to do with your 401(k) plan account. It’s important to understand your options. What will I be entitled to? If you leave your job (voluntarily or … Continue reading

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Understanding the Net Investment Income Tax- By John Jastremski

If your income hits a certain level, you may face an additional wrinkle in calculating your taxes: the net investment income tax (also referred to as the unearned income Medicare contribution tax). This 3.8% Medicare tax applies to some or … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage of the Provisions of Health Care Reform. Politics aside, how could coverage improve for you & your loved ones? By John Jastremski

Taking Advantage of the Provisions of Health Care Reform Politics aside, how could coverage improve for you & your loved ones?  Health care reform has many fans and many detractors. Amid all the sound and fury, the plain facts risk … Continue reading

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Wise Decisions with Retirement in Mind

Wise Decisions with Retirement in Mind Certain financial & lifestyle choices may lead you toward a better future.   Some retirees succeed at realizing the life they want, others don’t. Fate aside, it isn’t merely a matter of stock market … Continue reading

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2014 IRA Deadlines Are Approaching By John Jastremski

2014 IRA Deadlines Are Approaching Here is what you need to know for 2014.   Financially, many of us associate April with taxes – but we should also associate April with important IRA deadlines. *April 1 is the absolute deadline … Continue reading

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Why 2014 May Be a Very Good Year by John Jastremski

Why 2014 May Be a Very Good Year More improvement may be in store for the economy & the stock market.    Will the economy & the bull market make further strides next year? On both Wall Street and Main … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2013 by John Jastremski

Looking Back at 2013 How good a year was it for the economy? Statistics tell the tale.       Was 2013 a terrific year for stocks? Absolutely. The good news wasn’t limited to Wall Street, however: the unemployment rate … Continue reading

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Women and Money Paralysis

Women & Money Paralysis Not making a move may not be the best move to make.        A decision not made may have financial consequences. There is an old belief that women are more cautious about money than … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update December 2, 2013 by John Jastremski

CONFIDENCE INDEX FALLS, SENTIMENT INDEX RISES Two respected barometers of consumer mood went different ways in November. The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index came in at a disappointing 70.4, down from a revised 72.4 mark for October and well below … Continue reading

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