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The Two Gifts of the Tax Code

January 17, 2017

The two gifts of the tax code are the Roth conversion and life insurance.” -Ed Slott, CPA

I first heard Ed Slott speak that quote at an IRA workshop on a May day in Washington, DC. As I boarded my train home, I reflected on how beautiful the cherry blossoms looked but also on how the Roth conversion and life insurance could change lives.

I had been a licensed financial advisor since ...

Choosing the Right Tax Professional in 4 Easy Steps

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- Managing taxes during retirement might be the single most important factor influencing your retirement lifestyle. As you transition from working for an income to withdrawing income from your savings and investments, you might have questions: How can I maximize my income while minimizing income taxes in retirement? How will my Social Security be taxed? Should I be concerned ...

American Institute Grand Opening in Franklin Township

Somerset, NJ — On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, American Institute celebrated the Grand Opening of a new campus located in Somerset, NJ. The Somerset campus is the third location in New Jersey for the American Institute family of schools, and begins career training with the first classes of students in January and February.   

The Somerset County Business Partnership and ...

Forbes Magazine Names Somerville Resident and Founder of Bio-Tech Company as  One of the Brightest in the World of Science

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 27-year-old borough resident working on his Ph.D at Rutgers University and co-owner of a cutting-edge biotech company in North Brunswick has been selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the brightest innovators in the world of science under the age of 30.

Michael Johnson is one of 600 people in 20 fields, from the arts, media, technology and other disciplines ...

Special Market Update: 2016 in Review

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- Looking back on the final trading week of a very eventful year, we saw low volume and a break from the recent rallies for domestic indexes. While international stocks in the MSCI EAFE added 0.56%, all major U.S. indexes declined.[1] The S&P 500 lost 1.10%, the Dow was down 0.86%, and the NASDAQ gave back 1.46%.[2] For the first time since November 4, the indexes ...

Gas Prices Increase in New Jersey and Nationally

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices are trending upward at the close of 2016, with the average price for a gallon of gas increasing four cents nationally and five cents in New Jersey, according to AAA’s December 27th survey of gas prices.

In New Jersey, motorists are paying an average of $2.38, five cents more than a week ago. A year ago, before the 23-cent gas tax was passed, the price was ...

Weekly Market Update: Slow, But Positive, Trading Week

"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."  - Anatole France

BASKING RIDGE, NJ- In the last full trading week of 2016, domestic markets were relatively quiet, with many people out of the office for the holidays. Nonetheless, all three major domestic indexes ended the week in positive territory. The S&P 500 was up ...

Over 2 Million New Jerseyans to Hit the Roads During the Holidays

NEW JERSEY — Nearly 2.5 million New Jersey residents are expected to travel during the holiday season, according to AAA. Despite one fewer travel day this holiday season, this represents a 1.5 percent increase – or 1.5 million more people traveling – compared to 2015. This year’s holiday travel period is defined as Friday, Dec. 23 to Monday, ...

How To Get The Most Out Of TAPinto Franklin Township in 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Take a moment and find out how to get more from TAPinto Franklin Township , and see how easy it is to get up-to-the-minute news about everything going on in the community: breaking news, sports, politics, education, events, and more.

Also, use us to place classified ads, calendar events, and business listings by simply clicking Submit Content  at the ...

Somerset County Business Partnership Celebrates Success at Luncheon in Franklin Township

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership had its 2016 annual Meeting & Celebration of Success on Monday at the Palace at Somerset Park.

It was the year’s largest gathering of the Somerset County business community, which opened with a networking reception, followed by a luncheon.

“It was a great event with a lot of positive energy in the ...

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TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today

January 16, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto.net launched a free TAPinto App today for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive ...

TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today

January 16, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto.net launched a free TAPinto App today for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive ...