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News Articles and Interviews

We are happy to share with you the following articles and interviews featuring financial advisor and Certified Public Accountant John J. Vento.

John J. Vento is also available for speaking engagements. Please watch some of his past seminar presentations below.

 

News Buzz Surrounding John’s Book, Financial Independence (Getting to Point X)

Articles

The Pros and Cons of Premium Credit Cards (U.S. News & World Report, 11/27/18)

Will You Thank or Curse Trump for Your Tax Bill? (U.S. News & World Report, 10/30/18)

How to Prioritize IRA and 401(k) Accounts (U.S. News & World Report, 10/26/18)

'Think you're going to win Powerball? Five tips to invest your winnings' (Staten Island Advance, 1/7/16)

'Middle class hammered by income tax trap; Staten Island families pay hefty price' (Staten Island Advance, 2/6/15)

'De Blasio proposes tax reform for small business owners' (Staten Island Advance, 1/12/15)

'Millennials: A generation drowning in debt' (Staten Island Advance, 6/22/14)

‘Leaving a Collection to Your Heirs’ (Kiplinger, April 2014)

‘Hey Baby, What’s Your Credit Score?’ (Staten Island Advance, 4/1/14)

Financial Independence: Getting to Point X (LCF on Personal Finance, 6/24/13)

How to Get-- and Keep-- Financial Independence in Retirement (FOXBusiness.com, 5/30/13)

IRS Audits: Your Odds and Best Strategies (Forbes.com, 4/16/13)

New Personal Finance Books See Room for Self Improvement (New York Times, 4/6/13)

Last Minute Tax-Filing Tips for Parents (Parenting, 4/1/13)

Staten Island Expert to Speak on Financial Literacy (Staten Island Advance, 3/21/13)

Tax-Free Coverdell Savings Accounts Saved By Congress (Reuters, 2/13/13)

Staten Island’s Small Business Owners Hold Off On Plans for Expansion (Staten Island Advance, 11/4/12)

Staten Island Investment Advisor is Honored (Staten Island Advance, 9/14/12)

When Real Estate Agents Make Referrals (New York Times, 9/11/11)

Co-Signing on the Dotted Line (New York Times, 8/7/11)

Interviews

Start preparing your tax return now to maximize your return (CBS News, 11/8/18)

Why you should harvest taxes now, not in December (Reuters, 10/29/18)

How to get your credit in good shape (CBS News, 10/3/18)

Preparing for 2018 Tax Season (originally aired on SiriusXM Channel 132, Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School, 9/18/18)

John Vento - Financial Independence (News/Talk WSVA, 9/6/18)

New study finds there are benefits to working longer and delaying retirement (CBS News, 5/7/18)

Homeowners Lining Up to Prepay Property Taxes Before Republican Tax Plan Kicks In (Fox News, Shepard Smith Reporting, 12/29/17)

What Trump's Tax Plan Means for Your Finances (NY1, 1/27/17)

Singles Have Harder Time Saving for Retirement (HLN, 10/18/14)

Senior's Student Debt Crisis (Fox Business, The Willis Report, 9/11/14)

Making your money work harder in this low-rate environment (Fox Business, The Willis Report, 8/4/14)

Government wants to tax you if you exit bonds? (Fox Business, The Willis Report 7/14/14) 

General Motors Lawsuit and Effect on Business (ANHQ, 6/21/14)

Seminars

Highlight reel from John Vento's 2013 Los Angeles Dental Meeting Presentaiton (9/2013)

'What Is Financial Independence?' (clip from Los Angeles Dental Meeting, 9/7/12) 

'Committing to Living Within Your Means' (clip from Los Angeles Dental Meeting, 9/7/12)

'Understanding Taxes' (clip from Los Angeles Dental Meeting, 9/7/12)

'Determining Your Financial Position' (clip from Los Angeles Dental Meeting, 9/7/12)

'Managing Debt' (clip from Los Angeles Dental Meeting, 9/7/12)

'What about insurance?' (clip from Los Angeles Dental Meeting, 9/7/12)

Financial Aspects of Establishing a Successful Business (KeyNote speaker for Small Business Administration (SBA) and the IRS on 11/3/10)