When running for president, candidates make lofty promises about the things they'll accomplish if elected. Our system of government intentionally makes it difficult for presidents to accomplish much on their own, but every president can directly affect the day-to-day finances of ordinary Americans. Barring unforeseen circumstances, either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will be the next president. Here are some of the presidential ambitions that could have a real impact on your finances in a Trump or Clinton presidency.
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