Total National Debt as of 07/22/2019 (source)
Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion

Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion

This year’s federal deficit is projected by the White House Office of Management and Budget to surpass the $1,000,000,000 mark […]

Mnuchin says budget deal with Pelosi is ‘very close’

Mnuchin says budget deal with Pelosi is ‘very close’

White House lawmakers are approaching a deal on federal spending and debt. Yet, those members who are “wary of further […]

Long-Term Federal Budget Update

Long-Term Federal Budget Update

The Congressional Budget Office projections for federal deficits are far understated, as a result of their operating under the assumption […]

Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) on budget concerns, military support

Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) on budget concerns, military support

While discussions continue on federal government funding ideas, one Senator is speaking out against a proposed plan. Sen. David Perdue […]

U.S. federal debt on track to balloon to 144% of GDP

U.S. federal debt on track to balloon to 144% of GDP

In this video, Yahoo finance specialist Aarthi Swaminathan joins Jen Rogers and Myles Udland to discuss a report recently released by […]

If the Economy’s So Good, Why Is GDP So Low?

If the Economy’s So Good, Why Is GDP So Low?

Although today’s economy is historically strong, one thing missing is a high GDP. GDP numbers have steadily declined since the […]

Moderators Ask Zero Questions About National Debt In First Two Democratic Debates Combined

Moderators Ask Zero Questions About National Debt In First Two Democratic Debates Combined

Despite the massive National Debt’s concerning growth and its pointing to the possibility of impending fiscal crisis on a national […]

U.S. Deficits Expected to Continue Growing

U.S. Deficits Expected to Continue Growing

Budget deficits may double in growth, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Federal deficits as a share of GDP are expected to […]

Soaring federal debt risks ‘fiscal crisis,’ agency warns

Soaring federal debt risks ‘fiscal crisis,’ agency warns

If the U.S. continues on its current trajectory, there is an increased risk for fiscal crisis — “‘that is, a […]

Funding for chronic wasting disease study included in federal budget package

Funding for chronic wasting disease study included in federal budget package

The US House passed a federal spending bill that included $15 million that will go toward “preventing the spread of […]