logo

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
Calypso, ninahaska, ovinovin7, amrapaligolf, Nancy Smith
56554 Registered Users
Forum Stats
56555 Members
417 Forums
111412 Topics
785853 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 11:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Beetlemess 275
Nancy Roussy 169
loongdragon 154
Rosie 66 141
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 140
James Andrew 99
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 97
Lestie4containergardens 58
Allyson - USACook/HomeCook 54
Mona - Astronomy 48
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#798817 - 01/02/13 11:14 PM The Fiscal Cliff
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/19/02
Posts: 3353
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

Add The Fiscal Cliff to Twitter Add The Fiscal Cliff to Facebook Add The Fiscal Cliff to MySpace Add The Fiscal Cliff to Del.icio.us Digg The Fiscal Cliff Add The Fiscal Cliff to Yahoo My Web Add The Fiscal Cliff to Google Bookmarks Add The Fiscal Cliff to Stumbleupon Add The Fiscal Cliff to Reddit
#799295 - 01/06/13 07:12 PM Re: The Fiscal Cliff [Re: Angie]
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/19/02
Posts: 3353
What a cliff hanger this fiscal cliff story has! Let's see what happens next.
_________________________
Angie
Life is Full of Surprises

Top

Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Twitter Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Facebook Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to MySpace Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Del.icio.us Digg Re: The Fiscal Cliff Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Yahoo My Web Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Google Bookmarks Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Stumbleupon Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Reddit
#801569 - 01/18/13 11:06 PM Re: The Fiscal Cliff [Re: Angie]
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/19/02
Posts: 3353
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

Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Twitter Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Facebook Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to MySpace Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Del.icio.us Digg Re: The Fiscal Cliff Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Yahoo My Web Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Google Bookmarks Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Stumbleupon Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Reddit
#802341 - 01/24/13 08:50 AM Re: The Fiscal Cliff [Re: Angie]
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/19/02
Posts: 3353

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

Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Twitter Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Facebook Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to MySpace Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Del.icio.us Digg Re: The Fiscal Cliff Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Yahoo My Web Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Google Bookmarks Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Stumbleupon Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Reddit
#806455 - 02/17/13 11:52 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

Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Twitter Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Facebook Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to MySpace Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Del.icio.us Digg Re: The Fiscal Cliff Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Yahoo My Web Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Google Bookmarks Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Stumbleupon Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Reddit
#823998 - 05/30/13 09:25 PM Re: The Fiscal Cliff [Re: Rhonda C]
Angie Offline
Zebra

Registered: 04/19/02
Posts: 3353

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

Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Twitter Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Facebook Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to MySpace Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Del.icio.us Digg Re: The Fiscal Cliff Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Yahoo My Web Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Google Bookmarks Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Stumbleupon Add Re: The Fiscal Cliff to Reddit



Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Frugal Sewing Basics
by John Alexander
Sewing
10 minutes 35 seconds ago
How to Thread a Sewing Machine
by John Alexander
Sewing
12 minutes 36 seconds ago
How to Read a Sewing Pattern
by John Alexander
Sewing
15 minutes 16 seconds ago
Learn to Sew a Table Runner
by John Alexander
Sewing
19 minutes 33 seconds ago
The Goddess
by Debbie-SpiritualityEditor
Spirituality
Yesterday at 09:12 PM
What is your stress level today?
by Nancy Roussy
Stress Management
Yesterday at 09:02 PM
Soup du jour
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Sandwiches
Yesterday at 08:27 PM
Setting through the World around Us
by Bluedolphin - Nonfiction
Nonfiction Writing
Yesterday at 06:37 PM
Suggestions for Face Cleaner Needed
by malaa1994
Body Care
Yesterday at 06:19 PM
Short Stories - Writing Basics
by Kathryn - Short Stories
Short Stories
Yesterday at 06:11 PM
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), 73 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.