Last month, a total of seventeen Republican presidential candidates engaged in the first debates of the nascent presidential campaign. We are not here to pick winners and losers at this very early stage. (We do predict, though, that Donald Trump will be but a memory when the convention rolls around next summer – unless he […]
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Andy discusses the impact of the new tax law on individuals and families.
Jeff updates an audience on the new normal that is Washington D.C., status of the healthcare debate, fiscal realities facing our country, tax reform and the opportunities that tax changes may present investors.
Eclectic reading today
We know the economy is growing, but are all citizen's participating?
City populations are growing more slowly vs. previous years. ow.ly/Px8550uoUmD
Senate not passing a lot of bills, frustrating some.
Great news! SECURE Act passed by the House! Senate will hopefully take up and pass RESA, a companion bill. The bills enhance savings options for retirement but curtails stretch IRA options. Also adds flexibility for 529 plans.
The headline says it all, "Threat of impeachment takes oxygen out of 2019 agenda"
It was a rough day yesterday in DC.
Also, Mnuchin testifies about debt ceiling. Highlights what we've been saying around potential mkt volatility.
Medicare For All hearings 2day
UMass completed analysis, saves money: ow.ly/BofD50umvuS
CBO report suggests it could be disruptive & challenging to implement: ow.ly/pAVh50umvuX
M4A plan actually more generous than other countries offerings: ow.ly/L49p50umvuQ