AS WE HAVE ALL HEARD, the United States is involved in a trade war with China. It has been ongoing for some time, and the tariffs continue to increase — what began as a 10 percent tariff now attaches a 25 percent tariff to many goods. The administration may levy additional tariffs which could be 10 or 25 percent. Uncertainty is the constant.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
AT PRESS TIME, THE SECURE ACT still needed to pass the U.S. Senate, but it appears to have bipartisan support, based on the 417–3 vote it received in the House of Representatives in late May. If it passes, retirees and those saving for retirement can expect some exciting changes. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 did not really touch on retirement reform.