* Tax cut (Pam Boyd, Eagle Valley Enterprise)
The final numbers are in and 2008 wasnt quite as bad for sales tax collection in Eagle as feared.
* Inflation-proof your portfolio (Jon Birger, Money)
(Fortune) — With the economy mired in deep recession, inflation isn’t exactly a top-of-mind concern for most investors. After all, it’s hard to see how prices are going to get pushed up when consumers aren’t buying anything. Indeed, for many Wall Street economists, deflation seems to be the more immediate concern.