The latest news on fiscal cliff
Raising the Medicare eligibility age brokers a political deal on the backs of elderly Americans.
Medicare eligibility changes wouldn't bring a savings, just a cost shift and cost increase.
Retirement programs must be adjusted to reflect changing demographics.
Raise the age of eligibility of Medicare and tie it to life span.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The administration is taking a tough line on the "fiscal cliff" at the same time President Barack Obama resumes contact with House Speaker John Boehner over ways to avert across-the-board spending cuts and tax increases at the turn of the year.
Their year-end moves include picking solid stocks, avoiding the dollar, and embracing closed-end funds.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department has begun planning for the roughly $500 billion in personnel and program cuts over a decade that will be needed if Congress and the White House fail to reach a deal that would avoid the double hit of tax hikes and automatic spending reductions dubbed the "fiscal cliff."
A deal on the fiscal cliff would still drag down the economy next year.
We must engineer a long-term realignment of entitlements and taxes to avoid falling off the fiscal cliff.
Lawmakers are still hotly debating how to avert the fiscal cliff; here’s how to prepare for the outcome.