As you plan that last trip for the summer, we have some reading suggestions.
With the gross national debt near $20 trillion, learn Everything You Need to Know About the National Debt. Then see why high and rising national debt matters to you and your family with Debt Threat: The National Debt and You.
Rising debt also means that policymakers will soon have to do something about the statutory debt limit. Our primer offers A Bird’s Eye View of the Debt Ceiling.
At the same time, Washington must also grapple with agreeing on a federal budget and approving government spending for the coming fiscal year. Our resources provide all you need to know about the budget and spending.
Lawmakers also want to tackle tax reform this year. Our tax reform resources will get you up to speed for the coming debate.
All this will also make good reading for your representatives in Congress as they take a break this month. Since they are home, arrange a meeting to discuss what they are doing to fix the debt and suggest these resources. Our Congressional Meeting Toolkit shows you how to set up a meeting.
National Debt and You
All About the Debt