Ok, so you heard it in the news, you saw it in the newspaper, but what is the “fiscal cliff?” No, it doesn’t mean you will actually fall off the cliff at year-end, but if Congress doesn’t act soon, your pocketbook may feel the dive.
After exploring the proposals of both President Obama and Governor Romney, this article provides an overview of what each candidate is proposing. Keep in mind, the most important thing is to remember – no matter who wins the White House, without a willing Congress, the successful candidate’s proposal will depend on his ability (or inability) to work with Congress. So, as you prepare to vote today, know that these are only PROPOSALS! [Read more…]
Looking to save a few dollars here and there? The 2012 Louisiana sales tax holiday may be able to assist. The sales tax holiday will be held on Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4. Save on items such as computers, clothing, furnishings and other individual items. While certain personal items are eligible, items such as vehicles and meals for consumption do not qualify.