Posts Tagged ‘Federal Debt’

A Budget Discussion Thats Not Stoopid

A Budget Discussion Thats Not Stoopid

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Taxes

As of last week, your income taxes are all filed. Congrats! Or, like me, you got an extension. Boo! In either case, it’s a good week to think about what our tax money bought this year. And since we’ve all been promised federal tax reform this spring or summer from a unified legislative and executive […]

Life After Debt, Part I - Bizarro World Debt Crisis

Life After Debt, Part I – Bizarro World Debt Crisis

By The Banker | Blog Posts

Join me, if you will, in examining a time capsule from November 2000.  A junior economist, burrowed deep in the cubicles of the US Treasury Department, wrote a never-published memo to his bosses about a major problem facing the financial markets titled, ‘Life After Debt.’  How would markets react to the imminent pay down of […]