It’s hard to imagine being in debt by millions of dollars, let alone trillions. Unfortunately, the U.S. has a national debt of $17 trillion. Accounting Degree has created an infographic entitled “Paying Their Dues: How the U.S. National Debt Affects You”, breaking this debt down into lay-mans terms.

So, this infographic gives an explanation how the U.S. national debt affects all American residents. The national debt has risen to $17 trillion which means $53,433 per American. The following infographic will help you undestand the national debt which is money the Federal government owes to public, businesses and foreign governments.

Finally, the infographic illustrates, particularly how the national debt is affecting Americans today.

U.S. National Debt Affects You Infographic


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