Joel’s Published Column

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Ask for That Raise!

The strong economic undercurrent is starting to be felt in the pockets of Main Street America! Read more of Joel’s article here: “ask for that raise!”

A Slippery Slope

Infrastructure, healthcare, Welfare reform, all need to be addressed and I’m excited for solutions to be presented: http://www.mycitymag.com/a-slippery-slope/

 

Taking Full Advantage of Possible Tax-Free Growth

In December 2017, President Trump and his republican-held Congress passed a sweeping corporate tax reform bill lowering the corporate tax rate from 35% to just 21%*. This is a permanent decrease of corporate taxation that will remain in place until both houses of Congress pass a bill to increase it. To read more about this, check out Joel’s full article here: http://www.mycitymag.com/taking-full-advantage-of-possible-tax-free-growth/

The Financial Crisis 10 year Anniversary

In 2008 our country’s entire banking and financial system came to a screeching halt as we realized that the exotic debt instruments that had been created to finance the housing bubble, were possibly, a little too exotic. These Collateralized Debt Obligations, were packaged up and sold to large banking institutions as “Sure Things”, and in the end, caused the bankruptcy of multiple different financial firms. Well, happy 10 year anniversary! To read more, click here: http://www.mycitymag.com/happy-anniversary-financial-crisis/

Mixed Signals and Interest Rates

To say that the investing climate over the last four months has been challenging, would be an understatement. To read Joel’s take on the “mixed signals and interest rates,” check out his article here: http://www.mycitymag.com/mixed-signals-interest-rates/.