debt

Believe it or Not, the U.S. National Debt Was Once $0.00
Now that the latest government shutdown is over it may seem hard to believe but 183 years ago the national debt of the United States of America was $0 and on January 8th, 1835 the announcement was made.
This was the last time our countries national debt was $0...
The U.S. Debt is at $16 Trillion, How Long Will it Take to Pay it Off?
The United States current debt is $16 trillion dollars, an amount no person on this planet has ever and will never amass as personal wealth. In layman’s terms, ‘that’s whole lotta money’. In 2008 the U.S. debt was $9.6 trillion and since then it has increased $6.4 trillion, the largest debt increase…