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Montana – most fiscally prudent state

Over the summer a new report was released by JP Morgan Asset Management that compared all of the states using the same assumptions across the board to determine costs and liabilities.  As it turns out, Montana came out in the best shape in the nation.  With analysis showing that Montana’s budget has only grown with inflation and population since the 1990’s we are truly a fiscally prudent state.

by Sen. Llew Jones

Spending in a multi-checkbook home is more difficult to track than in a home where there is only one checkbook. If Dad’s checkbook had an increase in spending on food of $100.00 it might just be offset by an equivalent or even larger decrease in Mom’s checkbook, plus shouldn’t the money taken from the cookie jar count? It is the combination of all spending that matters. Continue reading

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