The National Debt Clock

The rising national debt threatens economic growth and opportunities for future generations. Learn more — and get involved.

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The Federal Reserve

Interest Rates and the National Debt

As interest rates rise, so will the federal government’s borrowing costs.

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President Biden

President’s Budget Reduces Deficits, but Debt Would Remain High

Here are five key takeaways from President Biden's budget.

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Infographic: Healthcare Spending in the U.S.

The rising cost of healthcare is one of the key drivers of our growing national debt.

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What Is Inflation and Why Does It Matter?

Here’s an overview of inflation, why it matters, and how it’s managed.

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Finding Solutions

We believe that by working together, we can create comprehensive, bipartisan solutions to address our fiscal challenges. We work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term fiscal solutions for a strong, healthy economy that transcend age, party lines, and ideological divides in order to achieve real results.

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What We’re Doing

We are a non-partisan organization dedicated to increasing awareness and accelerating action on America’s long-term fiscal challenges. We partner with like-minded organizations and experts to support innovative programs and projects that provide accurate, objective analysis, and promising fiscal solutions.

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What You Can Do

The time to act is now. Education is key — it’s critical that Americans understand what’s at stake and the tradeoffs that are needed to get our country back on a sustainable fiscal path to a growing economy. We also have to make a commitment to support our elected leaders from both parties who want to do the right thing.

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