Now that your high-income clients are paying attention to Greece, here is an interesting question to ask them:?"Which is worse off financially…Greece or New Jersey?"

This question is not designed for shock value and it isn't a Jersey Shore joke. New Jersey has officially declared a "state of financial emergency." Greece hasn't.

Even so, it's debatable whether New Jersey is better or worse off than several other populous states – including California, Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and New York.

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