The Danger

The Danger Today

As of today, the United States government has borrowed more than $16 trillion. Such an enormous debt poses short-term and long-term dangers. Read more

What Happens Next?

If the debt keeps growing, eventually we just won’t have enough money to pay the interest. There are two options at that point: default or inflation. Read more

Solutions & Bad Ideas

The solution is simple, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. When you already owe a lot of money, the first step toward recovery is not borrowing more money. Read more

Never Saw it Coming

Debt crises have devastated economies around the world, and most countries never saw it coming.. Read more

Another Zimbabwe?

Out-of-control debt led Zimbabwe, once one of the strongest economies in Africa, into economic ruin and a humanitarian crisis that has yet to be resolved. Read more