Total National Debt as of 12/12/2019 (source)
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 […]

Federal Reserve expresses concern about US economy and signals interest rate cuts are likely

Federal Reserve expresses concern about US economy and signals interest rate cuts are likely

The Federal Reserve has been raising concerns that the economy is decelerating, and signaled of upcoming cuts to interest rates. On […]

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal

On Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stated President Trump and Congress are trying to “scrape together” a budget deal in […]

Deficits are exploding – and neither party seems to care

Deficits are exploding – and neither party seems to care

In an unprecedented fashion, the deficit from the federal budget is projected by the Treasury Department to exceed $1 trillion […]

GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts — and default

GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts — and default

The Trump administration continues to hold off on spending agreements and another government shutdown (plus a federal default) may be […]