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Is There a Right Time to Take Social Security? ~ YOUR MONEY with ALEX TALCOTT

Is There a Right Time to  Take Social Security? ~ YOUR MONEY with ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott – Sept. 2017 Social Security benefits are a cornerstone of retirement income for many Americans, though I’ll respect Gen X and millennial clients who don’t wish to…

Small Savings Can Make a Big Difference ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOT

Small Savings Can Make a Big Difference ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOT

By: Alex Talcott – July, 2017 It can be easy to overlook the importance of saving for retirement, especially when you’re focused on shorter-term financial priorities such as buying a…

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…

Retirement Saving for the Self-Employed ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

Retirement Saving for  the Self-Employed ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott – May, 2017 New England is an especially exciting, entrepreneurial place. Many choose the fulfilling journey of self-employment, taking upon themselves the management of opportunities as well…

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…

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOT

5 Ways to Make the  Most of Your Tax Refund ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOT

By: Alex Talcot - Feb. 2017 More than 110 million Americans collected a tax refund – worth an average of just under $3,000 – after filing their 2015 tax returns,…

Planning to Start a Business? Start Saving ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

Planning to Start a Business?  Start Saving  ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott – Jan. 2017 There are so many truly small businesses in New England that I like to joke with budding entrepreneur clients that if a “mom-and-pop shop”…

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…

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…

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