Monthly Archives: March 2017

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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 [...]