is the current incarnation of our debt monitoring efforts. Begun in 1987 with the Macintosh Desk Accessory (it would be an "app" now) named USDebtDA, we’ve been tracking the debt over the years. is updated as frequently as the U.S. Treasury releases figures. Some Debt Clocks merely take the national debt at the beginning of the Federal Fiscal year (October 1), the projected value at the end of the Fiscal Year and then average. This is a great method to determine the approximate debt at any point in time. USA Debt uses the information supplied by the Treasury as often as it is released so we get a much more accurate value of the national debt. This could be in the Billions of dollars – which in budgets measure in the Trillions is often a drop in the bucket.”

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