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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (A Fiscal Story)

December 25th, 2012
in Op Ed

by Marc Lichtenfeld, Investment Director, Wealthy Retirement

Marc Lichtenfeld

‘Twas the night before Christmas,
when all through the house
I was thinking about taxes,
file separately or joint with my spouse?
For the President and the Speaker
were both blowing hot air.
The fiscal cliff is looming,
not sure they even care.

My deductions were nestled all snug in their beds
As I tried to keep my household from going in the red.
The gifts were unwrapped, not yet under the tree
As I fretted about the cliff’s impact on me.

Follow up:

My deductions were nestled all snug in their beds
As I tried to keep my household from going in the red.
The gifts were unwrapped, not yet under the tree
As I fretted about the cliff’s impact on me.

The negotiations were proving quite a distraction
Keeping me from enjoying my holiday action.
Both sides played their usual riff
Oblivious that we’re headed over the cliff.

Continue reading at Wealthy Retirement.

 









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