Congress Just Lifted The Debt Ceiling Yet Again: What Even Is National Debt? Does It Matter?

Yes, It Does. But It’s More The Actual Interest Payments On The Debt, Equal To $360B, That Are Squeezing The Current Budget.

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What Is U.S. National Debt?

Who Holds National Debt?

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SIFMA/Federal Reserve

How Did We Get Here?

The Balance

Does Debt Matter Right Now?

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Will The U.S. Ever Default On It’s Debt?

The Balance

What Would Happen If The U.S. Defaulted?

Can The Debt Be Reduced?

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