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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Guide to the “Fiscal Cliff”
These days it is difficult to escape the new
reports regarding the negotiations over the “fiscal cliff.”If are you interested in learning a little
more about the issue, there are several resources that can help.For introductory information on the topic,
try the Fiscal
Cliff Q&A from the Washington Post as well as the timeline from the
Bipartisan Policy Center.For more
detailed data on the topic, check out the Fiscal
Cliff Analysis from the Tax Policy Center or the Congressional Budget
Office Budget website.The calculator
from the Tax Policy Center will also help you determine how the fiscal cliff
may affect you.Finally, if you want to
create your own plan to solve the problem, take a look at the Budget
Puzzle from the New York Times.