Category Archives: Retirement

Fiscal Year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill aka United States spending bill for 2015

December 11, 2014 A little history: “All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills.” Article I, Section 7, Clause 1 Origination Clause in … Continue reading

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While Republicans cut food stamps…

While Republicans cut food stamps, we are concerned about hunger in America. That’s why we have a “safety net”.       But Republicans have consistently tried to eliminate the U.S. Postal Service for years. It sounds like another symptom of … Continue reading

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Retirement plans fall into two basic categories: defined benefit plans (DB) or defined contribution plans (DC).

A defined benefit plan, also known as the traditional pension, was once offered by many employers but is increasingly rare today in the private sector. It pays a retiree a specific benefit based on years of service and salary level … Continue reading

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The White House: Extend the Middle Class Tax Cuts

“If Congress sends me a clean bill extending the tax cuts on the first $250,000 of every family’s income, I will sign it right away.” — President Obama President Obama is calling on Congress to pass a bill right now … Continue reading

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Pending U.S. Fiscal cliff

Well, hey, Reaganomics was profitable and fun while it lasted! Where’s a strong middle class when you need them? Look at it this way.  Now you won’t have to visit Europe.  It can feel like Europe in the good ole’ USA!

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Website reveals those who are blaming public employees for budget crisis

That’s not fair. We’re doing this in all states; not just California. Besides do I really look like that?

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