Hereâ€™s two ways to think about the â€śfiscal cliffâ€ť deal that just took place in Washington.
You are sitting at dinner and the television is on, broadcasting the news. There is one story after another about things you donâ€™t want to hear. Recession. Unemployment. You walk over to the TV, turn it off â€“ or switch to a sitcom or sporting event â€“ and sit back down to finish your meal in peace.