107 – The Debt Clock is Ticking

In this episode KT discusses:

 

  • Our national debt
  • How the debt ceiling works
  • Why our national debt is so high

 

Key Takeaways:

  • The US Government’s debt is $22 Trillion and growing
  • Tax breaks help contribute to the debt
  • Social Security benefits make up a small chunk of the debt

 

Quote:

“You can’t raise spending and cut taxes at the same time and expect that (large deficits) won’t happen. That’s exactly what happened in America.” – KT

 

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About the author, Kathleen

Kathleen Thomas, who often goes by KT, has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and understands the need for women to take control of their financial lives.

A Certified Investment Management Analyst, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Thomas earned her degrees in Finance and Political Science from Salem College.

Prior to founding NewDay Solutions, an independent Registered Advisor Firm, Thomas spent 20 years as a private wealth advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services. Many of her earliest clients continue to work with her.

Thomas is an avid long-distance runner and triathlon participant. She has completed the Boston Marathon seven times and the Ironman Distance Triathlon three times. She has volunteered as coach and mentor for Girls on the Run New Hampshire and Team in Training.

Raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Thomas now lives in Seabrook, New Hampshire, with her husband, John. They have one daughter.

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