Archive | September, 2011

Washington Hotline – September – Week 4 – 2011

President’s Principles for Tax Reform On September 19, President Obama forwarded his plan for deficit reduction to the Joint Select Committee.  The President’s plan targets a potential $4 trillion solution.  Approximately $1.7 trillion of his proposed plan involves tax increases. In his proposal, President Obama outlined five “Principles for Tax Reform.” 1.  Lower Tax Rates […]

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Understanding and Managing Risk in a Bond Portfolio

Key Points Diversification and Income Understanding the Risks Risk Management Options Alternatives to Consider Points to Remember Bonds and bond mutual funds offer a sound way to add diversification to a long-term investment portfolio and help generate a steady stream of income. But even fixed-income investments — generally considered less volatile than stocks — pose […]

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Washington Hotline – September – Week 2 – 2011

Taxes and Bridges President Obama spoke to a joint session of Congress on September 8.  He proposed a $447 billion plan to reduce unemployment and benefit the economy. As anticipated, a portion of the plan involved expenditures for infrastructure, bridges, roads, mass transit and other types of infrastructure projects.  These are designed to increase employment […]

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AAM September 2011 Newsletter

Email Newsletter Website :  http://p0.vresp.com/DPI4X8 September 2011 AAM Newsletter Hello and thank you for reading my e-newsletter. I hope you find the information useful.  If you enjoy the newsletter please forward to a friend.   Please also let me know what you like to see so that I may continue to provide relevant content. If you […]

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