Thursday, September 3, 2009

Understanding Our National Debt

The U.S. government owes over $11 trillion dollars that WE have to not only pay back but pay interest on as well. How much is 1,000,000,000,000 anyway?

Trillions in Time

One million seconds will pass in the next 12 days.

One billion seconds will take 32 years.

One trillion seconds will pass in 31,688 years.

You could spend $10 million a day and it would still take you 273 years to spend $1 trillion.

Go here to learn more.

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