- The Top Reasons Behind The US National Debt
As indicated above, debt is the net accumulation of budget deficits. It is important to look at the top expenses, as they constitute the major factors of national debt. The top expenses in the U.S. are identified as follows (based on the Federal Budget ...
DesMoinesRegister.comNational debt is greatest threat to US's security
We need serious talk from our Iowa candidates for the U.S. Senate and House about what former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta called the greatest threat to our national security — namely our unsustainable long-term national debt. And we need all the ...
- Why you can stop worrying about the national debt
Washington Post (blog)
So it's official: No one is worried about the U.S. debt anymore. Not even Moody's, one of the nation's top ratings agencies. In a report issued Wednesday, Moody's declared the government's finances "relatively healthy, having surpassed our prior ...
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TheBlaze.comCurrent National Debt Situation is the Worst in U.S. History
Stan Collender, “one of the world's leading experts on the U.S. budget and congressional budget process,” claims in his Forbes column that the federal deficit is “falling rapidly as a percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and that means the national ...
BBC NewsBritain to repay £2bn First World War debt
It also said: "Around £2bn of First World War debt remains, which is one graphic illustration of the legacy of this war on our nation and the long-term effects of high debt. The Government is looking into the practicalities and value for money of ...
Government to 'retire' some of its WW1 debt
UK Says Will Pay Off Part of World War One-era Debt Next Year
U.K. Treasury Starts Paying Off World War I Debt 100 Years On
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- UK To Pay Off Part Of First World War Debt
The Government first issued National War Bonds in 1917 to help finance the crippling cost of the First World War. They paid out an attractive rate of 5% interest, with huge publicity campaigns urging the public to make a patriotic investment. Some of ...
- UK Government to Repay £218m of First World War Debt
International Business Times UK
The UK government will pay part of the country's debt related to the First World War as it looks to redeem bonds dating as far back as the eighteenth century. Chancellor George Osborne announced that the treasury will redeem £218m ($348.7m, €276.6m) of ...