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Means of Financing (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Means of Financing (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Means of Financing photo credit: photosteve101 Ways in which a budget deficit is financed or a budget surplus is used. A budget deficit may be financed by the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) (or agency) borrowing, by reducing Treasury cash balances, by the sale of […]

Monthly Treasury Statement (MTS) (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Monthly Treasury Statement (MTS) (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Monthly Treasury Statement (MTS) photo credit: Daquella manera A summary statement prepared from agency accounting reports and issued by the Department of the Treasury (Treasury). The MTS presents the receipts, outlays, resulting budget surplus or deficit, and federal debt for the month and the fiscal […]

Borrowing Power – Article I Section 8, Clause 2 of the Constitution

Borrowing Power – Article I Section 8, Clause 2 of the Constitution

The United States Constitution The Borrowing Clause is one of Congress’ enumerated powers found in the Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 8., clause 2: (Clause 2 – Borrowing power) [The Congress shall have Power] To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;       Deficits & Debts: Crash Course […]