Here’s how the 2016 presidential campaign looks – through the eyes of Americans burdened with personal debt.
Ever since Bill Clinton’s come-from-nowhere presidential victory in 1992, all candidates – Democratic and Republican – have adopted the mantra, “It’s the economy, stupid.”
With credit card and student loan balances at all-time highs, we believe the 2016 campaign motto should be, “It’s the debt, dummy.” And we’re not talking the national debt, which is also at record levels. No, we’re talking about personal debt. If voters once cast ballots according to their pocketbooks, this time they might vote based on their loan balances.
So we’ll report on where the candidates and their political parties stand on personal debt issues. We’ll ask them questions, investigate their own personal debt, and give voters a little more information before they cast their votes.
America’s Voice on Debt is sponsored by Debt.com, which offers Americans expert advice and services for achieving financial freedom.
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