Fiscal Cliff

Fiscal Cliff

The Fiscal Cliff – Your Questions Answered

All week on WBZ-TV, WBZ NewsRadio 1030, and we are taking a closer look at a subject that affects everybody: The Fiscal Cliff. Ask your questions here!


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Fiscal Cliff: ‘Most Predictable, Preventable Recession In U.S. History’

“It means the most predictable, preventable recession in U.S. history,” Harvard University economics professor Jeffrey Frankel told WBZ-TV.


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Fiscal Cliff Would Trigger Epic Blame Game

If we do fall off the fiscal cliff, tax hikes, program cuts and layoffs will come. If that happens, get ready for an epic round of the blame game.


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Fiscal Cliff Would Trigger Budget Cuts That Affect Everyone

Whether its student loans, transportation, or heating assistance, millions of Americans get a helping hand from the federal government.


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Fiscal Cliff Would Hurt Local Colleges, Students

When you start reading the fine print on the fiscal cliff, you quickly realize this thing would indeed affect everyone.


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Fiscal Cliff: What It Will Cost You In Increased Taxes

One thing is for certain, if lawmakers don’t reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff on January 1, everyone’s taxes will go up.


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Fiscal Cliff’s First Impact – Immediate Tax Hikes

If we do go over the fiscal cliff the part that would hit you in the wallet immediately is tax hikes.


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Fiscal Cliff Could Hit Mass. Harder Than Other States

If the so-called “fiscal cliff” becomes a reality in January, the economy in Massachusetts could take a bigger blow than other parts of the country.


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Fiscal Cliff Would Put Massachusetts In Economic Slump

So let’s say Congress does nothing and we just keep going right over the fiscal cliff. What happens in Massachusetts?


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What Is The Fiscal Cliff And Why Should We Care?

The so-called “fiscal cliff” is a massive combination of tax increases and service cuts set to kick in January 1, 2013.