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Wanted: US tax policies that encourage more saving and discourage debt []

Sunday, February 7, 2010 - 7:53 AM
Boston Globe commentary notes the disturbing environment for savers: rock-bottom interest rates and rising inflation (The issue was reviewed in this Boston Globe article). The author then asks:
So what can we actually do? We can use tax policy to right some of the wrongs created by pragmatic necessity.
He suggested three tax changes that would help savers, but in my opinion these are probably too radical to have much chance of actually receiving broad support.
Ken TuminKen Tumin5,472 posts since
Nov 29, 2009
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