Understanding the United States' changing labor force can be a key part of understanding larger trends in the overall economy.
One of the largest drivers of that rising debt is federal spending on major healthcare programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid.
Since its establishment in 1935, Social Security has grown to become the largest program in the federal budget.
With a divided government, an opportunity exists for lawmakers to seek and find common ground on the nation’s pressing fiscal and economic challenges.
Two of America’s top economists said Monday that while the U.S. faces a complex mix of fiscal and economic challenges, they don’t see an immediate threat of recession.
The U.S. spends twice as much on prescription drugs as other comparatively wealthy nations, on average.
The economic turbulence in the United Kingdom demonstrates that fiscal responsibility is increasingly important in an era of high inflation and rising interest rates.
There are many critical differences between our two nations, but are there lessons to be learned by US policymakers from the UK predicament?
The number one financial worry for Americans is having enough money for retirement — and for good reason.
Healthcare is uniquely inefficient in the United States, as we have the most expensive system in the world, but we do not get the best outcomes.