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Debt Limit

The debt limit is the total amount of money that the U.S. government is authorized to borrow to meet its existing legal obligations, including Social Security and Medicare benefits, military salaries, interest on the national debt, tax refunds, and other payments.

Housing Finance Reform

The Obama Administration is strongly committed to fundamentally reforming our nation's system of housing finance, including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. 

Recovery Act

An unprecedented effort to jumpstart our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and help the U.S. thrive. Learn how your money is being spent.

Wall Street Reform

It is time to restore responsibility and accountability to our financial system and provide Americans with the confidence that there is a system in place that works for and protects them - not just the banks and other financial institutions.

Joint Declaration
For the first time in the context of a free trade agreement, countries have adopted a Declaration that addresses unfair currency practices by promoting transparency and accountability.
Financial inclusion makes individuals and households financially stronger and more resilient, and makes communities, nations, and the world more prosperous and secure.

Financial Stability

The Financial Stability Plan will help ensure that businesses with good ideas have the credit to grow and expand, and working families can get the affordable loans they need to meet their economic needs and power an economic recovery.

Making Home Affordable

Making Home Affordable, which includes mortgage modification and refinancing programs, is a critical piece of the Administration's broad efforts to stabilize the housing market and provide relief to struggling homeowners.

U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

The S&ED focuses on addressing the challenges and opportunities that both countries face on a wide range of bilateral, regional and global areas of immediate and long-term strategic and economic interest.

My Retirement Account

To help encourage retirement savings, Treasury is developing the myRA program, a simple, safe, and affordable retirement savings option available through employers to help more Americans begin to save for retirement.

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Last Updated: 1/25/2017 9:14 AM