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Interest Rates and the National Debt

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Where are interest rates headed?  Interest rates are one the most influential factors in American economic activity.  In fact, the only thing that affects the economy more than interest rates would be the unemployment rate.  Since this blog explores the consequences of America’s runaway National Debt, we thought it would be appropriate to explore the relationship between interest rates and the national debt. Read the rest of this entry »

Mortgage Rates and the National Debt

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

mortgage rates

Mortgage rates are always an important factor in the strength of the U.S. economy.  That’s because the housing market accounts for a substantial portion of economic activity in the United States.  So mortgage rates and mortgage refinance rates are always of interest to U.S. consumers.  Since this site explores the consequences of America’s runaway National Debt, we thought it would be appropriate to explore the relationship between mortgage rates and the national debt. Read the rest of this entry »