FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for August 2022

At the end of 2021, the nation’s gross debt had reached nearly $30 trillion dollars.

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Social Security is the primary source of government-funded retirement support in the United States.

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This piece examines spending on veterans within the budget and outlines the factors that have pushed it higher in recent years.

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The enactment of the Inflation Reduction Act is a promising step forward in our nation’s fiscal situation seriously.

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Social Security has been a cornerstone of economic security for almost 90 years, but the program is on unsound footing.

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Expert Views: Inflation, Interest & the National Debt

We asked experts with diverse views from across the political spectrum to share their perspectives.

National Debt Clock

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