News talk 2014-02-06: Expensive Obamacare $1

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February

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2014

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Earning $1 extra could cost $20,000 under Obamacare
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Mike Caro says:

So what? This is the mathematical truth behind bureaucratic do-good programs in this category. Try harder and you get punished.

I still remember comforting a couple who worked multiple jobs each, trying to qualify for a townhouse in California. They had excellent credit, but weren’t quite making enough. They sat by and saw the government provide the same townhouse to not-so-upstanding folks who earned less money, but qualified for assistance. Sad story that will always haunt me.

Moral? Don’t put in that extra effort next time. — MC




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