State of the Union's Finances

Mar 26, 2013

Learn about steps you can take to help cure our fiscal ills.

Through easy-to-understand language and charts, the State of the Union’s Finances explains the enormous fiscal challenges we face, based on the official financial statements of the U.S. government. In addition to this diagnosis, this guide also offers possible cures in the form of actions Americans can take at the government and personal levels.

Introduction

The Stakes

The Elements

A Brighter Economic Future

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Past Editions

Click here to download the 2010 State of the Union's Finances: A Citizen’s Guide.

Click here to download the 2009 State of the Union's Finances: A Citizen's Guide.

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