A major part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the requirement that nongrandfathered health insurance plans offer an essential health benefits package that provides a comprehensive set of services. In February, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Se... view full article >>
It was a bumpy week for stock markets. Early on, markets in many countries were negatively affected by the outcome of Italian elections. Italy’s anti-establishment Five-Star Movement, led by comedian Beppe Grillo, won about one-fourth of the votes i... view full article >>
What does Sequestration mean anyway? What effect will it have on the economy and the markets?
We thought this timely, informative piece might bring some clarity to the issue. Enjoy!
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Like Canadian geese migrating in anticipation of winter, stock markets moved south last week in anticipation of monetary tightening. Minutes from the January Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meeting were released mid-week. After reviewing them, many ... view full article >>
Stocks delivered mixed performance last week. The Dow Jones Industrials and NASDAQ Indices moved lower while the Standard & Poor’s 500 and Russell 2000 Indices moved higher for the week. Stocks were helped by positive economic news in the United Sta... view full article >>
If you are age 70 or older, take advantage of this Roth IRA benefit!
Unlike a traditional IRA, If you are age 70 or older, and still work and earn income, you can still contribute to a Roth IRA—allowing your money to grow tax-free and future wit... view full article >>