As children are heading back to school, it's a good time to get educated on the national debt. Our resources answer your basic questions and promote an informed discussion.
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27 August 2014 - On Wednesday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released the August update of its annual Budget and Economic Outlook. The latest numbers confirm what the budget watchdog has been saying as of late – that deficits will come down in the next couple of years, but will then begin rising again and the national debt continues to be on an unsustainable course.
27 August 2014 - Continuing our Back-to-School series on key fiscal issues, we look at the difference between the deficit and the debt. The terms are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing.
26 August 2014 - In honor of back-to-school season, here’s a little history lesson.
26 August 2014 - Children are returning to school full of questions about various topics. Adults have lots of questions too, but we don’t usually have a teacher around to answer them for us. Fortunately, there is a handy resource available to answer your queries, at least when it comes to questions about the national debt.
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