CED Podcasts

How Does the National Debt Affect You?

May 12, 2018

The national debt is predicted to reach $1 trillion by 2020, but what does that mean for you? Joe Minarik, Senior Vice President and Director of Research at the Committee for Economic Development (CED) sits down with Caroline Ferguson, researcher at CED, to discuss what the looming national debt means and how it will affect future generations. Read a primer on the debt here, and CED’s latest policy brief on lowering the national debt here.