President Obama sent his nearly $4 trillion budget proposal for 2015 to Congress on Tuesday, a blueprint that he says will expand "opportunity for Americans," and it will most certainly impact their budget.Much of what will impact taxpayers in the budget was outlined by the president in his State of the Union Address in January, i ncluding the myRA retirement savings plan and expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for workers without children. The White House says expanding eligibility for the credit will cut taxes for 13.5 million working Americans.While many of the president's proposals could impact consumers' bottom lines, David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution, points out that Congress hasn't passed a real budget since 2009 for fiscal year 2010, and the White House and Congress did agree to a two-year budget pact just three months ago."I would wait to make any personal finance decisions. The first thing to rem...
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