Everybody wants to grow the economy faster, and with good reason. In addition to improving incomes for Americans, more growth will also help fix the debt. However, some politicians are making unrealistic promises about how much growth can be achieved.
Interest rates are on the rise again. See what that could mean for investments like education, infrastructure, and basic research.
Happy New Year! A new year, Congress, and presidential administration mean it’s a good time for some New Year’s resolutions to move us in a new direction. We have some ideas when it comes to the federal budget and national debt based on the resolutions many of us are making now.
The co-chairs of the non-partisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget – Governor Mitch Daniels, Secretary Leon Panetta, and Congressman Tim Penny – offered ten action steps to secure our fiscal future for the president-elect.
The presidential debates are now over and we are in the homestretch of this wild campaign. Unfortunately, the debates offered more drama than details. But there were some important takeaways for fiscal policy. Here are a few things we learned from watching all the debates.
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