Provided by: Asa Jessee, Financial Advisor
As youíre well aware, a partial government shutdown began on October 1. No matter what oneís views are on the political issues that led to this event, itís probably fair to say that a shutdown is not particularly good news, on many fronts. Although essential services will continue, including Social Security and Medicare payments, other governmental functions will be disrupted, and hundreds of thousands of workers will be furloughed. . . . More . . .