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June 2017

The Massachusetts Millionaire’s Tax

Image courtesy of the Pioneer Institute The Massachusetts Millionaire’s Tax Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group Although the elections scheduled for November 6, 2018, are far off on the horizon, one consequential ballot question in Massachusetts is starting to take shape.  Dubbed the Income Tax for Education and Transportation Amendment, the proposal would [...]

May 2017

The Dangers of Doing It Yourself

Image courtesy of YourMoney.com The Dangers of Doing It Yourself   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   Many investors have made it a point to manage their own investment portfolios.  In the financial services industry, we call these people do-it-yourself (DIY) investors.  It is true that there are DIY investors who are [...]

What Is the American Health Care Act?

(Image courtesy of America Magazine) What Is the American Health Care Act?   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   From the very moment President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010, Republican members of the House of Representatives have made it their mission to repeal and [...]

Are You Ready for Retirement?

(Image courtesy of Baltimore Magazine) Are You Ready for Retirement?   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   Summer is nearly here, and it is a time when many people begin to long for the joys of retirement.  How can anyone blame these retirement daydreamers who imagine life without the daily grind while [...]

April 2017

Perception is Reality: A Look at the United Airlines P.R. Mess

(Image courtesy of Bloomberg) Perception is Reality: A Look at the United Airlines P.R. Mess   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   Over the past few weeks, United Airlines has provided every business major in America with a crash course in how not to handle public relations.  Although every other person with [...]

How Widespread is Welfare Fraud?

Image courtesy of WSOC-TV How Widespread is Welfare Fraud?   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   Welfare benefits cause some of the most contentious political debates these days, and it is not difficult to see why.  By design, these benefits are an important component of a social safety net that exists as [...]

March 2017

How to Financially Survive a Divorce

Image courtesy of The Huffington Post How to Financially Survive a Divorce   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   Divorce is never a fun topic to talk about or experience.  However, it is a reality in the lives of many people.  Despite its prevalence in our society, divorces are not as common [...]

What to Do If You Win the Lottery

Image courtesy of USA Today What to Do If You Win the Lottery   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   Congratulations, you just won the lottery.  You now belong to an exclusive group of people who have stumbled upon the elusive intersection of luck and wealth.  Although this is an exciting time [...]

The Real Unemployment Rate: A Deeper Look at the February Jobs Report

Image courtesy of Conservative Review The Real Unemployment Rate: A Deeper Look at the February Jobs Report   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   As of February 2017, the official U.S. unemployment rate was down to 4.7%1.  That is a far lower number than its 10-year high of 10% in October 20091.  Although these [...]

The Massachusetts Millionaire’s Tax

(Image courtesy of the Pioneer Institute) The Massachusetts Millionaire’s Tax   Barry Armstrong Founder and President, Armstrong Advisory Group   Although the elections scheduled for November 6, 2018, are far off on the horizon, one consequential ballot question in Massachusetts is starting to take shape.  Dubbed the Income Tax for Education and Transportation Amendment, the [...]