2812, 2012

Putting Perspective on the Fiscal Cliff and the Idiots in Congress

A friend of mine sent me the following today. I’ve seen it before on Facebook and a few other places online but it’s worth sharing again. It breaks down this whole fiscal cliff nonsense into laymen’s terms so it’s easier to relate to.
National Budget Analogy #1:
U.S. Tax Revenue: $2,170,000,000,000

Federal Budget: $3,820,000,000,000

New Debt (each year): $1,650,000,000,000

Total National Debt: $16,271,000,000,000

Recent Budget Cuts: $38,500,000,000

Let’s now remove 8 zeros from each of the above numbers and pretend it’s your household […]

2311, 2011

086 Financial Excellence: Black Friday and Debt Free Living

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Episode 86: Black Friday & Debt Free Living, plus Congressional Budgeting, Nov. 22, 2011.
Today I welcome financial coach Jon White to the show as we discuss politics, holidays, faith, and debt free living. Jon runs the blog JW’$ Financial Coaching and hosts two podcasts at www.jwfinancialcoaching.wordpress.com.
Don’t forget: Living In Financial Excellence airs LIVE every Tuesday at 10 a.m. CST. You can watch live and join the chat at financialexcellence.net/live-show
Show notes:

First and foremost, I owe an […]