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Alex Talcott, J.D., of Durham NH is a Faculty Team Lead for Criminal Justice and Political Science at Southern New Hampshire University, where he also teaches business law. He is the recipient of the 2015 Valley Patriot "President's Award" Follow him on Twitter @AlexTalcott.

Are You Talking Yourself Out of Saving? ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

Are You Talking Yourself Out of Saving? ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott – June, 2017 Saving for – and even thinking about – retirement can be overwhelming. While it’s natural to worry about your financial future, be careful not…

What You Need to Know About Required Minimum Distributions ~ YOUR MONEY With Alex Talcott

What You Need to Know About Required Minimum Distributions ~ YOUR MONEY With Alex Talcott

By: Alex Talcott – April, 2017 Age 70-1/2 represents an important milestone for your retirement savings. Once you reach this age, you will need to begin withdrawing money from your…

Is Your Child Considering a Gap Year? Ask These Questions First

Is Your Child Considering a Gap Year? Ask These Questions First

By: Alex Talcott – Dec. 2016 Teaching college and high-school students of all backgrounds in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and advising families on how to finance their education goals, has…

As O’Brien Exits the New Hampshire Political Stage, an Intimate Reflection on his Legacy

As O’Brien Exits the New Hampshire Political Stage, an Intimate Reflection on his Legacy

By: DJ Bettencourt – August, 2015 The announced retirement last month of former New Hampshire House Speaker Bill O’Brien is certain to set off reflections and reactions from across the…

An Interview with Gov. Jim Gilmore Homeland Security in the Hometown of a Flying Ace PART II

An Interview with Gov. Jim Gilmore Homeland Security in the Hometown of a Flying Ace PART II

By: Alex Talcott – July, 2015 READ PART I I’ve heard you allude to the possibility that Edward Snowden had an above-top-secret security clearance. Any comments on the theory or…

An Interview with Gov. Jim Gilmore Homeland Security in the Hometown of a Flying Ace PART I

An Interview with Gov. Jim Gilmore Homeland Security in the Hometown of a Flying Ace PART I

By Alex Talcott – June, 2015 Dover, New Hampshire’s McConnell Center is named for the late Air Force Captain Joseph C. McConnell, a local credited with shooting down 16 enemy…

Running for Acadia in Boston

Running for Acadia in Boston

By: Alex Talcott – April, 2015 Chylothorax is unfortunately not the genus of a beautiful spring flower. It’s the congenital lung disease that took the life of a day-young Durham…

Carly Fiorina: On Charity, China, Crime, and Citizenship

Carly Fiorina: On Charity, China, Crime, and Citizenship

By: Alex Talcott, April 17, 2015 (Expected 2016 presidential candidate Carly Fiorina was chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Company from 1999-2005 after positions at AT&T and Lucent Technologies. She was…

A Tax-week Talk with Former IRS Commissioner Mark Everson

A Tax-week Talk with Former IRS Commissioner Mark Everson

By: Alex Talcott, April 14, 2015 (Mark Everson of Mississippi is vice chairman of alliantgroup tax specialists and the former Commissioner of Internal Revenue, directing the IRS from 2003-7. He…

A Conversation with Gov. George Pataki

A Conversation with Gov. George Pataki

By: Alex Talcott – March 2015 (George Pataki served as New York’s governor from 1995-2006. He is counsel with the law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP, chairman of the Pataki-Cahill…

Personal Debt: Going-Along to Get-Along Gone Wrong?

Personal Debt: Going-Along to Get-Along Gone Wrong?

By: Alex Talcott – January, 2015 Get your house in order. (Or, first, consider getting a house!) Get your U.S. and state representatives to get their houses in order. The…

Lights! Camera! Santorum!!

Lights! Camera! Santorum!!

By Alex Talcott – July, 2013 In a recent Huckabee show appearance, former U.S. Senator, presidential candidate, and Fox News contributor Rick Santorum defended a new job as CEO of…

From the VAURA Patriot – Alex Talcott’s Political Notebook

From the VAURA Patriot – Alex Talcott’s Political Notebook

* Go to hell or off fiscal cliff?: ABC News reporter Sunlen Miller, who has the U.S. Senate beat, noted on New Year’s Eve the debate-opening prayer of Senate Chaplain…