Category: Economy

The 999 Tax Plan – How Hermain Cain’s Tax Reform Plan Would Affect Your Income Taxes

There has been a lot of news lately on Republican presidential candidate Hermain Cain’s 999 plan. As the new darling and front runner for the parties presidential nomination, Cain’s tax plan… Read more »

2012 to 2020 Projections for Unemployment, Home Prices, Inflation and Interest Rates

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO), a non-partisan congressional budget review agency, recently came up with their latest multi-year actual versus forecast for some key economic indicators. While a number of… Read more »

Obama Jobs Act – 2012 Payroll Tax cuts, Unemployment Extension, Infrastructure Spending and Small Business Incentives

[Update Sep 2011] – President Obama has revealed details on his new $447 billion Americans Jobs Act and it is pretty much in line with what I had referenced in… Read more »

2013 Debt Ceiling Increase Debate – Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Defense, Education and Food Stamp Spending Cuts

[2013 Update] As I was updating this article, originally written in mid-2011 following the first debt ceiling deal, I got a major sense of deja-vu. After 18 months we are… Read more »

Will The Debt Ceiling be Raised and Who’s to Blame for This Mess – Republicans or Democrats?

The national debt debate continues with millions of federally funded individuals and corporations facing the real prospect of taking a big hit to their bottom line if the debt ceiling… Read more »

Obama’s 2011 Deficit Reduction Plan – Reducing the National Debt By Cutting Medicare, Defense Spending and Raising Taxes

Following on the heels of the protracted budget extension debate and as a precursor to the fight for raising the $14.3 trillion national debt ceiling, President Obama has revealed his… Read more »