Here is a chart that lays out cuts and taxes.
I'm very concerned. We've been having a hard enough time as it is, keeping up w/ inflation. And every year, my husb will get a measly raise only to have it taken away to cover the increased costs in our medical coverage. So basically, he hasn't had a raise in years, yet everything under the sun has gone up. I am fed up w/ ALL the politicians on both sides & at all levels. They seem to think it's OK to put their posturing & stubborn grandstanding above the needs of the people they are working for! Their unwillingness to find a middle ground is appalling & they should all just be fired or in some way held accountable for the mess they havw created & continue to create. (Hmmm, class action lawsuit by the citizens against our Govt.? Even if we win, they can't pay it anyway!) :p
Answer by mrsmom110 at 6:42 AM on Dec. 8, 2012
Answer by yourspecialkid at 9:25 PM on Dec. 12, 2012
Sighs at Miss Busybody....we are currently paying mortgages on homes in 2 states...we had to move for my husband's work and could not sell our other home...it just didn't seem right to let it go into foreclosure when we could pay for it....I also support my Mom...make big contributions for autism research and a non-negotiable 30% of our income goes into savings because I know SS isn't going to be there .
Busybody, I never asked you how much you make, but I have seen you post how rich you over probably over 50 times. You will still be able to eat out at that income don't panic.
Answer by mommom2000 at 8:32 AM on Dec. 12, 2012
Answer by GlitteribonMom at 4:29 PM on Dec. 11, 2012
Answer by yourspecialkid at 2:20 PM on Dec. 11, 2012
Answer by HHx5 at 12:12 PM on Dec. 11, 2012
Answer by baconbits at 11:48 AM on Dec. 10, 2012
Not a lot....it means we won't have as much disposable income....seems we haven't been paying our "fair share". I won't be buying a new car in the spring...I trade pretty regular. We are also going to cut out almost all of our dining out....and I won't be buying as many groceries for the food pantry.
My family is going to get hit pretty hard by the tax increases....so we will just be more frugal...and that isn't good for the economy.
You make over 250,000 a year, and you are going to have to stop eating out? You are doing something wrong and need to manage your finances better.
Answer by mommom2000 at 8:43 AM on Dec. 8, 2012
Answer by DSamuels at 1:25 AM on Dec. 8, 2012
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