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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Seven Key Takeaways from President Biden's Budget

The Administration's budget would reduce deficits by $2.9 trillion — but the national debt will still hit a historic high.

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Lifting the Debt Ceiling Has Been Paired With Budget Reform in the Past

The urgency to deal with the debt ceiling is high, but so is the need to address our fiscal outlook.

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Interest Costs on the National Debt Are on Track to Reach a Record High

Interest costs will exceed other important spending programs within the next 10 years.

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Should We Eliminate The Social Security Tax Cap?

Here are the pros and cons.

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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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