Monthly Archive for December 2022

Interest rates on Treasury securities are rising faster than most economists anticipated earlier in the year, with potentially serious consequences for the nation’s fiscal position.

Read More

Just eight actions over the past two years will add an estimated $2.3 trillion to deficits between 2021 and 2031.

Read More

These charts tell the fiscal story of 2022 — looking back at how our fiscal situation deteriorated over the past year and what challenges lie ahead.

Read More

Mounting federal debt can cause interest rates to rise significantly, according to a new report released by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).

Read More

Expert Views: Fiscal Commission

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.