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Jared Cummans Jan 21, 2015
Last night, President Barack Obama delivered the annual State of the Union address. As per usual, the address highlighted the accomplishments of Obama and his administration, but the president also took plenty of time to lay out proposals for the nation that investors will want to keep an eye on.
For the first time in his presidency, Obama’s State of the Union came before a Republican-controlled congress. The president pulled no punches, however, and was not afraid to make bold statements, likely because there are no major elections from now until he exits office. Below, we break down three of the key proposals to watch as an investor:
The State of the Union is often more bark than bite, but it still merits the attention of investors. As we have seen in the past few years, moving from a proposal to a law is typically a painstaking and nearly impossible process, so do not expect to see any of these changes take place overnight. Instead, look for the above proposals to be themes throughout the year (and take this time to read more into 529 savings plans for your child if you haven’t done so already).
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