Opinion
  • How Congress Cheats with Our Money — and How We Can Stop It

    By Marc Goldwein and Zach Moller

    The U.S. is on course to top its record debt levels set after World War II, and permanent trillion-dollar deficits — meaning, forever — are likely to return within two years . And unlike after World...

  • April Is Financial Literacy Month. Someone Tell Congress.

    By Joseph J. Minarik and Caroline L. Ferguson

    February is Black History Month, March is National Women’s Month, and April? Well, it’s Financial Literacy Month, of course! The U.S. government gave financial literacy its own month in 2003. April...

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    What We're Reading: March 12, 2018

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Here's what we have our eye on today: NEWS Trump Wants a ‘Phase Two’ of Tax Cuts – CNBC Congress Has Until March 23 to Fund the Government. Three Ways This Could Go – Vox The First Target on Drug...

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    What We're Reading: March 9, 2018

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Here's what we have our eye on today: NEWS Rep. Diane Black Pushing for Anti-Abortion Language in Spending Bill – Washington Examiner Omnibus Action Next Week Possible, but Obstacles Still Exist –...

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    Making Infrastructure Dollars Go the Extra Mile

    By Anthony Casciano and Martin Powell

    With 70 percent of the world’s population — or approximately 6.8 billion people — expected to live in cities by 2050, the demand for safe, reliable and efficient urban infrastructure is growing at a...