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Tax Reform 2013 Make Your Opinion Count

I’m pretty sure that anyone that reads this blog can agree with me on one thing. The tax code as it is written today in the United States is broken. Personally, I think it’s broken beyond repair and is in need of a complete overhaul beyond simple tax reform, but I’ll take whatever they can give us. The complexity and built in ... Read More »

Money Saving Tips to Survive the Financial Crisis

The following is a guest post from guest contributor Martha Beck on saving to survive a financial crisis and the benefits of saving money. If you would like to contribute an article to The Wise Dollar, please email me via the contact form. It is no hidden fact that money makes the world go round. If you are financially strong, you have ... Read More »

Sequestration – The Can Gets Kicked Down the Road – Again

Sequestration - We The Sheeple

The U.S. Government hasn’t just kicked the can down the road; they’ve punted it into the next county! So if you’re concerned about the government shutting down, you no longer have to worry about that, at least not until September.  On March 26th, President Obama signed legislation that funds the Government through September 30th of 2013. Yep, that’s correct they gave the budget a ... Read More »

Sequestration – Let it Come – Here’s Why

Sequestration Vault

Based on the dire warnings from our leaders in the U.S. government, you would think the end of the world is at hand. Maybe it is, for them! I started this as an informative post but quickly realized that it was as much a rant as anything else. My rant is NOT because there will most likely be a sequestration. ... Read More »