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 Nation’s Fiscal Outlook Just Got Worse — Here’s Why

CBO released its latest report and deficits are projected to be $2.1 trillion higher than what the agency projected just a few months ago.

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How Much Would It Cost to Make the TCJA Permanent?

Extending the 2017 tax cuts that expire next year would cost trillions.

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Any Way You Look at It, Interest Costs Will Soon Be at an All-Time High

America’s fiscal outlook is on an unsustainable path — increasingly driven by higher interest costs.

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The 2024 Fiscal Election: What’s at Stake?

The lawmakers we choose this November will face critical fiscal and economic decisions in the next two, four, and six years.

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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 nonpartisan 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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