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  1. Financial preparedness if you rely on your State for job/income

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    I am posting this as a FYI rather than a political statement. I think many States will face significant financial challenges in 2020 due to the resulting unemployment rates from the Covid-19 lockdown. States Made Risky Bets with Pensions. Now They Want a Bailout.
  2. WSJ - Why are States so strapped for cash?

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    This may be paid content. A snippet is below along with one chart. The chart says it all. Cities, Counties, and States cannot print money like the Feds. We're headed for a hard wall. Anticipate it in your planning... Why Are States So Strapped for Cash? There Are Two Big Reasons As...
  3. WSJ - Social Security, Medicare Face Depletion Within 17 Years, Trustees Say

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    Social Security, Medicare Face Depletion Within 17 Years, Trustees Say This is not new news, just a reinforcement of what is coming hard and fast. I think by 2025. Separately, pensions will likely be in dire straights too. Have a Plan B for your personal finances... The article may be paid...
  4. Financial Preparedness - learn from Chicago and Illinois

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    Illinois Revenue Freefall: Fiscal Year-to-Date -8.1% and Worsening | MishTalk Watch how Chicago and the State of Illinois handle their debt problems and pension obligations in the next 2-3 years. Something is going to break. States, Counties, Cities, and similar organizations do not have the...
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