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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2020 Voters' Guide to Fiscal: Your Fiscal and Economic Headquarters for the 2020 Election

Voters’ Fiscal Guide

Your fiscal and economic headquarters for the 2020 election.

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Five Troubling Takeaways from the Latest CBO Report

We have officially returned to the era of trillion-dollar deficits.

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President’s Budget Proposes Spending Cuts, but Leaves Debt at High Levels

The budget may achieve deficit reduction on paper, but it does so by relying on optimistic projections for growth.

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What is a Wealth Tax, and Should the U.S. Have One?

Here's a breakdown of the arguments for and against a wealth tax.

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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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