Monthly Archive for December 2018

Although a return to a normalized interest environment is a good sign for the overall strength of the economy, rate increases will make it more expensive for families and the government to borrow.

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The federal deficit is growing during a period of economic expansion — a pattern that is highly unusual.

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It’s important for lawmakers to consider the many available policy options for improving that outlook.

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Significant damage was done to America’s fiscal outlook over the past year.

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What Does the Debt Mean for Our Future?

We all have a responsibility to build a brighter fiscal and economic future for the next generation.

National Debt Clock

See the latest numbers and learn more about the causes of our high and rising debt.