logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Ibrahimm, lunna, EvlinSymon, MissXYZ, UltimatePurpose
57693 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,693 Registered Members
417 Forums
115,092 Topics
818,297 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
"Rosie" 543
Nancy Roussy 429
Sheryl T 299
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 147
Mona - Astronomy 138
Jana - Creativity Editor 91
Deanna - New Age 62
Susan - Meditation Editor 60
Lestie4containergardens 58
Terri - Exercise/Yoga Editor 47
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#798817 - 01/02/13 03:14 PM The Fiscal Cliff
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/18/02
Posts: 3684
Are you keeping up with the goings on in Congress regarding the increase in taxes and non-existent reductions in spending?

I know that when I have expenses greater than my income, I need to cut back on those expenses.

Americans have forgotten who the government is. The government is we the people of the United States. It is not a tree with money growing on it.
_________________________
Angie
Life is Full of Surprises

Top
#799295 - 01/06/13 11:12 AM Re: The Fiscal Cliff [Re: Angie]
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/18/02
Posts: 3684
What a cliff hanger this fiscal cliff story has! Let's see what happens next.
_________________________
Angie
Life is Full of Surprises

Top
#801569 - 01/18/13 03:06 PM Re: The Fiscal Cliff [Re: Angie]
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/18/02
Posts: 3684
Eric Cantor suggests raising the debt ceiling so that the government can pay their bills; however, the Senate needs to come up with a budget by May 1. If no budget, members of Congress will not be paid as they have not done their job. What do you think about this?
_________________________
Angie
Life is Full of Surprises

Top
#802341 - 01/24/13 12:50 AM Re: The Fiscal Cliff [Re: Angie]
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/18/02
Posts: 3684

House passed the bill, Congress members will not receive their salaries until the budget is passed. The salaries will be held until the end of the session. Do you think this is going to do any good?

Personally, I know that it is easy to raise the debt ceiling; it's easy to overspend but eventually you face the music - either tighten your belt and pay off your debts or you go bankrupt.
_________________________
Angie
Life is Full of Surprises

Top
#806455 - 02/17/13 03:52 AM Re: The Fiscal Cliff [Re: Angie]
Rhonda C Offline
Gecko

Registered: 03/05/05
Posts: 592
Loc: Texas
We work in the medical field and depend heavily on Medicare reimbursements. Due to the potential, and current, cut backs, we have drastically reduced our spending. It really hurt to tell our landscaper, pool guy, and housekeeper that we would no longer need their services. We will now do these chores ourselves to save money. I worry about the people that were doing this for us before but we have to cut back somewhere. The current government is hurting everyone.
_________________________
Rhonda
Fructose Free Blog



Top
#823998 - 05/30/13 02:25 PM Re: The Fiscal Cliff [Re: Rhonda C]
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/18/02
Posts: 3684

What do you think of all that is going on in Washington and around the country at this time? Not only the scandals but there are still repercussions from the sequestration. I read that although federal employees ar3e furloughed one day a week they are saving their days to take at one time so that they can get unemployment payments. The employers are giving them the information they need for the process.

CNN Money: Furloughed federal workers can collect unemployment
_________________________
Angie
Life is Full of Surprises

Top


Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
What is your stress level today?
by Angie
Stress Management
14 minutes 57 seconds ago
Easy Projects to Sew Using Bandanas
by Cheryl - Sewing Editor
Sewing
44 minutes 28 seconds ago
Random Thoughts
by Lestie4containergardens
Atheist
Today at 11:56 AM
Bridal sewing
by Cheryl - Sewing Editor
Sewing
Today at 11:35 AM
New Review - They Came Together!
by Rick - Funny Flicks
Comedy Movies
Today at 08:04 AM
Thinking in the Garden
by Lestie4containergardens
Container Gardening
Today at 07:22 AM
New oil products for hair
by Nancy Roussy
Hair
Today at 07:17 AM
Weedy is as Weedy does!
by Lestie4containergardens
Container Gardening
Today at 07:06 AM
Lifestyle Lemons!
by Lestie4containergardens
Container Gardening
Today at 06:38 AM
Grow your own Lemons
by Lestie4containergardens
Container Gardening
Today at 06:29 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
1 registered (Izeigo), 61 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.