U.S. Budget vs. Family Budget

If a median-income American family spent money like the U.S. government, it would have spent all of its earnings, and then put over $10,000 on the credit card in 2018 even though it was already $365,000 in debt.

Additional Sources: U.S. Census Bureau  Treasury Direct  

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Date Produced: May 7, 2019

Source: Congressional Budget Office

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