• Consumer Directed Health Plans: A Step in the Right Direction

    By Tracy C. Miller

    Recently, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health has been considering ways to expand consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs). These plans — which essentially balance high deductibles with...

  • Bill Clinton’s Surplus Miracle, 20 Years Later

    By Sheila Weinberg

    Standing behind a podium in the Rose Garden, President Bill Clinton delivered a bold prediction 20 years ago. “Well ahead of the most ambitious schedule, America has balanced the budget,” he declared...

  • How Congress Cheats with Our Money — and How We Can Stop It

    By Marc Goldwein and Zach Moller

    The U.S. is on course to top its record debt levels set after World War II, and permanent trillion-dollar deficits — meaning, forever — are likely to return within two years . And unlike after World...

  • April Is Financial Literacy Month. Someone Tell Congress.

    By Joseph J. Minarik and Caroline L. Ferguson

    February is Black History Month, March is National Women’s Month, and April? Well, it’s Financial Literacy Month, of course! The U.S. government gave financial literacy its own month in 2003. April...

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    What We're Reading: March 12, 2018

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Here's what we have our eye on today: NEWS Trump Wants a ‘Phase Two’ of Tax Cuts – CNBC Congress Has Until March 23 to Fund the Government. Three Ways This Could Go – Vox The First Target on Drug...