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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
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Topic - Robert Scherer
For financial planners such as Graystone Consulting's Robert Scherer, it's hard to talk about investing these days without fielding dozens of questions from concerned clients about the "fiscal cliff."
The fiscal cliff — the automatic spending cuts and tax hikes set to kick in at the end of the year if Congress and the White House can't come up with a long-term federal budget solution — is just the latest wave of financial turbulence from Washington, Mr. Scherer said.