After much speculation, Mitt Romney recently announced his VP pick: Paul Ryan. While he is a controversial candidate, choosing Ryan will help Romney appeal to fiscal conservatives and those in the Tea Party. Romney has been trailing slightly behind Obama in the polls, so this might be the push he needs to move ahead.
Here is what I am reading this weekend:
Do Americans Know What Poverty Is?: Watson, Inc. USA Today recently stated that 48% of Americans are poor. Unfortunately, these wide sweeping claims take away legitimacy from the truly poor.
Obamacare 3.8% Medicare Tax and Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT): The Finance Buff Now that we know Obamacare is here to stay, The Finance Buff shares how to lessen the financial impact of the 3.8% Medicare Tax.
The Impending Fiscal Cliff: Floating Path Google searches for the fiscal cliff are going down. Here is a breakdown of what we face if tax cuts are not extended after 2012.
Hidden Costs of Accepting Credit Cards Online that Most People Don’t Know About: My Wife Quit Her Job If you are a small business owner, deciding which credit card processor to use can be extremely confusing. Here is a great primer.
The Cost of Entrepreneurship: The Sugarrae Blog Most people who aren’t entrepreneurs think those who work independently have plenty of free time and money. Sugarrae shows that is not the case.