I want to fix America and make things better for our children. We cannot fix anything through complaining. Instead, solutions must be made and implemented. Of course no solution will be perfect, as there will always be a group of people who feel unduly hurt by new proposals. That said, during tough times, tough choices must be made!
One of the best ideas proposed to help improve our country’s fiscal health and our personal finances is limiting what consumers can buy based on their high school grades. Since high school is mandatory, we use high school as a barometer.
Let’s use the car as an example of how we can use grades as a way of controlling consumption to protect our fiscal health. The car is one of the great personal finance killers of our generation and our attitude towards what our car spending habits needs to change!
The assumptions in this article are namely: 1) Big government is good, otherwise, we would not allow such massive federal government spending and ballooning budget deficit, 2) We are all patriots and want to help America, and 3) Despite allowing big government, we are still a meritocracy.
Please keep an open mind while reading as we look towards controlling our overconsumption habits and healing our nation!