Which presidential candidates have your back ...pocket?

The presidential stump fest has officially begun, but thus far the primaries seem to be muddying the waters instead of thinning the field. With the sound bites flying fast and furious, it's easy to forget the candidates' positions on, well, just about everything. So who among the front-runners for both parties has Americans' fiscal interests at heart? A quick visit to SelectSmart.com's Presidential Candidate Selector turned up some interesting results.

Eight of the 26 questions on SelectSmart's Survey are aimed directly or indirectly at voters' wallets, on the topics of Social Security, trade, taxes, the deficit, unions, minimum wage hikes, universal health care and prescription drugs. Once you've revealed how tight or loose you'd like the federal government to be with your tax dollars, you're paired with your "Theoretical Ideal Candidate" based on his or her campaign statements and, when applicable, voting record.

So who should you vote for if you'd rather the deficit increase as opposed to your taxes? Fresh from his much-needed win in the Michigan primary, Mitt Romney leads the pack of Republican front-runners in fiscal conservatism. John McCain is second among Reps who've come out on top in a primary but fourth overall among all the candidates, possibly because of his balanced-budget leanings. Iowa winner Mike Huckabee is at the bottom of the list, thanks to his insistence on reforming Social Security and health care.