Ask an Advisor: About Roth IRAs

Bruce Vaughn - VLP Finance

What is a Roth IRA and how is it different from a Traditional Individual Retirement Account? Both Traditional and Roth IRAs are dedicated retirement accounts, with a few key differences: Tax Incentives: While both Roth and Traditional IRAs include tax incentives, the timing of when you receive those benefits differs. With Traditional IRAs, the benefit comes at the front end. …

Federal Transit Administration visits the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

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Regional planners from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) got a good look at the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (DCMP) last Thursday. Coming from field offices from across the country, these representatives were excited to learn about one of the largest infrastructure projects in the United States. The FTA is an agency within the Department of Transportation that provides technical and …

VivaTysons’ Guide to Local Middle Eastern Restaurants and Their Unique Cuisines

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Middle Eastern cuisine shares a common culinary pool; a heritage influenced by tradition, migration, and natural resources. Some countries are rich in fertile farmland, while others are surrounded by desert, while others harvest ingredients from the sea. It’s easy to lump Middle Eastern restaurants into one category, but there are subtle nuances based on the countries of origin. …

Pedestrian Bridge Installation Began in July

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Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Phase 2 crews this summer are installing the Silver Line Phase 2 pedestrian bridges. The pedestrian bridges will provide access for Metrorail passengers to five of the six Phase 2 stations, and will extend over the Dulles Toll Road, Dulles Access Highway, Dulles Greenway, and local roads. The bridges are constructed primarily of steel, and will …

The Joy is Built Right In

Elaine Watt Home & Design

If you dream of a gorgeous home that fits your every need with the style and personalization that you want, then you can rest easy in the capable hands of John Joy and his team at Joy Custom Design Build.  Many people are daunted by the idea of investing their time, money, and hopes with someone they’ve never worked with …

Shelter House Named Non-Profit of the Year by the Northern Virginia Chamber

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Shelter House was named Non-Profit of the Year by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber), The Voice of Business in Northern Virginia™. The award was presented at the Northern Virginia Chamber’s Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards at the organization’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon in the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Presented across seven categories, the awards honor extraordinary business leadership …

New Metrorail Training Simulator

Robert O’Shaughnessy Tysons Update

Loudoun County just opened a new Metrorail Training Simulator located at the Oliver Robert Dubé Fire and Rescue Training Academy in Leesburg. The simulator is comprised of two retired 4000-series railcars from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The simulator also has two parallel sections of track with a high-voltage third rail to help first responders train to respond …

Chateau-style Meets English Country Garden in Virginia’s Rolling Hills

John Byrd Home & Design

Sun Design’s New Indoor/Outdoor Solution is Steeped in Classic Architecture An unfinished rear elevation is common enough in northern Virginia. Homeowners want usable square footage under roof, but haven’t necessarily decided  how best to optimize certain aspects of the new dwelling. To help buyers focus dollars on the structure itself, many builders leave key components—basements, garages, backyards—incomplete, allowing owners to …

Smiles by Myles Dentistry from the Heart Event

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On October 14, 2017 Smiles by Myles will be hosting their 2nd annual Dentistry From The Heart event at their office in Reston.  This is a day where doors will be open to the community and staff will perform FREE dentistry to patients 18 and older who need it most.  It is a first come first serve event—all day from …

7000-Series is Coming to the Silver Line

Robert O’Shaughnessy Tysons Update

New railcars are about to be a staple of the Silver Line. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced that it would be adding two 7000-series trains to regular service on the Silver Line. That means more reliable service and more eight-car trains for Silver Line customers. Most of the trains currently running on the Silver Line are in …