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What a Loan Officer Would Say to the U.S. Government

By michael lombardi, published on Apr 1, 2014

...waiting to happen. It is unsustainable living; when someone does this, they break the most basic principles of Personal Finance 101.

So why does the U.S. government get away with it?

The United States Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service reported the budget deficit for the month of February was $194 billion. The U.S. government received $144 billion in revenues and spent $338 billion; the government spent 134% more than what it earned. (Source: Bureau of the Fiscal Service, March 14, 2014.)

So far for fiscal year 2014 (which began in October of ... (more)

Tags: china, japan, interest rates, credit crisis, federal reserve, national debt, gdp, budget deficit, 10-year u.s. treasury, u.s. bonds, u.s. treasuries

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