The fiscal cliff is a hot topic these days. And rightly so, as it will trigger about $500 billion in tax increases and spending cuts. While there is no easy solution, there are a number of ways we can reduce or federal debt, over time, as the economy recovers.
Enlarged version of the INFOGRAPHIC: bit.ly/10K319W Did you guess $16.2 trillion? Our *gross* national debt is, in fact, over $16 trillion. About $11.3 trillion of that is debt held by the public. The other $5 trillion is intragovernmental debt, which includes non-marketable securities such as the
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