The state of the economy is the dominant issue for our government today. Economic policy is constantly at the foreground of heated debate on Capitol Hill. And it should be at the front of each of our minds, as well. After all, it's our financial well-being at stake, too!
It's a tricky time, economically speaking. We've dealt with a recession, persistently high unemployment, the Fiscal Cliff and sequestration, and a debt ceiling that the government seems to run into every year.
So what can we do while the government debates the proper course for our nation's financial future? Stay as informed as possible. Below you'll find everything you need to know about the U.S. economy.