Raising the Debt Ceiling
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What the debt ceiling deal means for your student loans
A debt ceiling deal has been made, and student loan borrowers will have to start making payments again later this summer.
We have a debt ceiling deal. So what happens next?
Now, agencies and Congress need to figure out how to implement the thing.
What will happen once the debt ceiling deal is passed?
How will the Treasury act to make up for lost time?
The debt limit deal would reduce government spending by about $1.5 trillion
Reduced government spending can have an impact on the broader economy. But economists say the effects will likely be limited.
Who does the U.S. owe $31.4 trillion?
Our creditors range from private investors to foreign governments. Some seek to align the debt limit with the budgeting process.
How the debt ceiling fight puts the indispensable U.S. Treasurys market at risk
The $24 trillion Treasury bond market plays an important role in the global financial system. Is there any viable alternative?