Students fault colleges for burdening them with enormous loan debt

Education | Katie McHugh
Students walk around the Princeton University campus in New Jersey

Tuition increases can’t even keep pace with inflation

Conservatives: Obama's budget plan a 2014 vote gambit

Business | Neil Munro
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The late budget plan is really an early piece of Obama’s election-day plan for November 2014, say GOP staffers.

Used and abused: How baby boomers are ruining their children's lives

Opinion | Jeremy Kolassa

The baby boomers have left my generation jobless and indebted.

Americans clamor for a balanced budget amendment

Opinion | Ken Buck

People are beginning to understand the urgency of passing an amendment that forces politicians to make tough choices.

The national debt will hit young Americans hard - DC Opinion

Feature:Opinion | Kavon Nikrad & Dustin Siggins

If entitlements aren’t reformed, young Americans will have to pick up the tab.

America's secret entitlement program

Opinion | David Bossie

By 2020, we will be spending $768 billion on it every year.

Yes, we really are broke

Opinion | Peter Tucci

What is E.J. Dionne thinking?

Hey Congress: Don't raise the debt ceiling!

Opinion | Robert P. Murphy

The only way to force politicians to cut spending is to take away their credit card.

Local governments' day of reckoning

Feature:Opinion | Lynndee Kemmet

Municipal governments across the country are running out of money — and options.

What happens if Congress doesn't rein in national debt? - CSM

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

“If the US does not put its fiscal house in order, the reckoning will be sure and the devastation severe”

How to repair the debt ceiling

Opinion | David Bossie

It’s too easy to raise the debt limit. It’s time to make it harder.

Government posts biggest monthly deficit ever - Washington Times

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Last month’s federal deficit is more than 30 times the size of Senate Democrats’ proposed cuts of $6 billion

A nation of indentured servants

Opinion | Chuck Warren

By not addressing our enormous debt, we are passing a legacy of debt slavery on to our children.

Obama busts our 'family' budget

Opinion | Chuck Donovan

The president talks about the need to tighten the nation’s “family budget” while he continues to ring up the credit card.

President Obama's budget disappointment

Opinion | Israel Ortega

The president’s budget lays bare the shallowness of his commitment to cutting spending.

The 800-pound debt gorilla looms larger with Obama's new budget

Opinion | David Bossie

When will President Obama show real leadership on fiscal issues?

Ryan: Obama punted budget, it's 'Debt On Arrival' - TheDC

Politics | Mary Katharine Ham

House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan says Obama punted on budget crisis

'We must be more bold' - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

Sen. Rand Paul calls for military cuts, entitlement reform at CPAC

It's still morning in America

Opinion | Rep. Joe Pitts

I have confidence that we can come together to meet our fiscal obligations and restore confidence in our government.

Reversing Robin Hood: Britain sells off Sherwood Forest to cover debt - TheDC

World | Alyssa Moody

Britain is selling parts of Sherwood Forest to balance the books, France and Italy follow suit