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Marotta On Money - August 20 Newsletter

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Paul Ryanomics (08-20-2012)

Mitt Romney's recent announcement of Paul Ryan as his running mate makes this election even more about government spending, programs and taxes. Ryan is the primary author of the Republican-led House's 2013 budget proposal. Consider these five proposals to evaluate Romney's wisdom in selecting him. *Ryan would limit Medicare costs in* *two ways. *First, he would allow private insurance to compete with traditional Medicare. Plans would have to be at least as good as Medicare, and premium support would be fixed at the second least expensive plan offered. Second, if competition did not control costs, per capita increases would be capped at 0.
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Radio: What Power is the Most Dangerous?

David John Marotta appeared recently on 1070 WINA's Schilling Show discussing power--particularly government power--and what kind is the most dangerous.

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Squirrel Away Money While You Can (09-12-2005)

In 1985, an MIT professor won the Nobel Prize for a simple technique that squirrels have known intuitively from birth -- you have to "squirrel" away some nuts during times of plenty so you can survive during times of scarcity. Economist Franco Modigliani won his Nobel Prize for modeling how humans manage their household finances over a lifetime. Modigliani looked at the income and expenses of typical people over their life from the time they entered the workplace, raised their families, and retired. He found there were times when the household’s income was more than sufficient to meet their expenses and other times when money was tight.
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