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Marotta On Money - July 25 Newsletter



Hitting the Debt Ceiling is Not the End of the World (07-25-2011)

The Obama administration has been claiming that failure to raise the debt ceiling would be the end of the world. We are all tired of failed apocalyptic predictions. Perhaps all that will end is politics as usual. In 2006 Senator Obama voted against raising the debt ceiling. He said, "The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. Leadership means that 'the buck stops here. ' Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren.
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U.S. News and World Report's "Washington Whispers" Quotes David John Marotta

David John Marotta was quoted in U.S. News and World Report's Washington Whispers on the results of the recent release of oil barrels.

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University Students: Getting Suckered in with Credit Cards (08-27-2007)

Every University student knows they should have a credit card. You have to have a second form of ID on many financial transactions. You have to have one to establish good credit. And, the more you use them, the more you will accrue bonus points toward cash, mileage credits and various "free gifts". P. T. Barnum said, "There’s a sucker born every minute. " But it doesn't have to be you. About half of first year University students have at least one credit card. By the second year they nearly all do.
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