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Where Does Stimulus Money Come From?

How can the government keep affording multi-trillion dollar stimulus checks and how long can they keep it up?

Stimulus check illustration (Credit: Derek Major via

How Much Did the CARES Act Cost the Government?

Printing more money might seem like an easy solution to paying off debt, but in the end, it will cause more harm than good (Credit: BBC)

What Is a Fiscal Deficit?

The U.S. government spent 3.1 trillion more than they made for the fiscal year 2020 (Credit:

Government Bonds

Paper bonds (Credit: MarketWatch)

How Is the Deficit Paid Off?

Formula for the Rule of 72, which approximates the time it takes to double your investment based on the interest rate (Credit: Business Insider)



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