Recent Stories By Jennifer Johnson:
How the New Tax Law Screws the Upper Middle ClassFebruary 8, 2013
Two of the lesser known and least understood provisions of the fiscal cliff legislation will raise taxes on high-income taxpayers by phasing out personal exemptions and the amount of itemized...
How Small Business Could Get Slammed by the Fiscal CliffDecember 12, 2012
Businesses that survived the Great Recession and the sluggish economy, are now reckoning with the fiscal cliff — more than $600 billion in spending cuts and tax increases coming January 2 if Congress...
What Americans Don’t Know about Financial FeesDecember 4, 2012
There’s been a shift towards greater transparency in the financial services industry, but many investors still aren’t sure what they’re paying for when they hire a financial planner. According to...
4 Ways Retirees Can Survive the Fiscal CliffNovember 18, 2012
The past few years haven’t been great for those who have just retired or are nearing their golden years. And unfortunately with the fiscal cliff on the horizon — more than $600 billion in spending...
How the Safest Investments for Retirees Went WrongAugust 23, 2012
Retirees who put their money into low-risk investments like Treasuries and certificates of deposit (C.D.’s) thought they were doing everything right. But the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep...