Tag: national debt

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Switzerland Votes to Give Each Adult $34K Annually

Working off an estimated population of the United States at 316,811,808 citizens and a national debt of roughly $16,750,785,419,436, that puts a financial onus of $52,872.98 on each and every U.S citizen. Politics, the (partial) government shutdown, and the upcoming […]

The Big, Bad National Debt: Who is Afraid?

The Big, Bad National Debt: Who is Afraid?

Who’s afraid of the Big, Bad national debt? Lots of people it seems. And, in case you haven’t noticed, everyone from politicians to investors to think tanks to the media thinks we’re bankrupt. “The country is technically bankrupt. If you […]

The Problem with the Deficit? It’s Not Big Enough

The Problem with the Deficit? It’s Not Big Enough

By Ben Strubel of Strubel Investment Management   Numerous quotes, commentaries, presentations, and letters by some great investors, such as Whitney Tilson, Howard Marks, and Arnold van den Berg, discuss the deficit, national debt, and the “unfunded entitlement” problems that […]