The Case For Avoiding The Fiscal Cliff

Missouri seniors have sent the message to legislators that automatic sequestration of funds at the end of this year will have catastrophic effects on many programs important to older adults. The recent “Paper Plate” initiative made it clear that programs such as home-delivered meals cannot afford additional cuts. But the question is even broader than that, and has the potential to affect retiree savings and the economy overall if action is not taken immediately.

For an overview of the potential impacts, check out this article from the New York Times – and continue to alert your congressional representatives that time is short.

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