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The US budget deficit has already swelled beyond its total from last year

The US budget deficit ballooned in the month of June despite a solid economy, according to a Treasury report out Monday.
Americans spend an average of $1,979 on summer vacation.

People spend an average of $1,979 annually on summer vacations — here are 4 ways to save money on your next trip

You might be surprised by how much the average American spends on their annual summer vacation. However, there are a couple of ways to save.
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I dreaded starting a budget because I thought it was all about cutting back on things you love, but it turns out I was completely wrong

Your budget is meant to serve your lifestyle, not to restrict it. It's all in the way you set it up.

6 money apps and strategies to help you make a budget — and keep it

Get a better grasping on your spending, saving, and investments by using a money app or strategy to track your finances.

Trump vowed to pay off the national debt in 8 years. But he’s touting a budget deal that would raise spending by more than $300 billion.

Trump has blasted bipartisan politicians for failing to address the federal debt and repeatedly vowed to eliminate it within eight years.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) "gaggles" with reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., July 9, 2019.

The White House and Congress just reached a deal that would avert a major fiscal crisis in Washington this fall

The agreement reined in the threat of a potentially disastrous fiscal crisis in Washington this fall.
Apollo 11 astronauts planted a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing

The last time anyone visited the moon was in December 1972, during NASA's Apollo 17 mission. Since then, there have been many foiled plans to go back.
Prenups are on the rise for millennials.

Here’s how much of your wedding budget you should set aside for your honeymoon

The average US wedding costs more than $30,000. But that doesn't account for a huge wedding expense: the honeymoon.

Federal debt is projected to jump to a record 144% of GDP by 2049, CBO says

The federal debt is projected to jump to post-World War II levels this year and reach unprecedented levels over the next three decades.

The US budget deficit skyrocketed to a record $207.8 billion in May

The US budget deficit ballooned to a record high in the month of May, according to a Treasury report out Wednesday.