US Debt Visualized: Stacked In $100 Bills

Total US debt at the end of the first quarter of 2014, on March 31 totaled almost $59.4 trillion – up nearly $500 billion from the end of the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the  latest economic data from thethe St. Louis Federal Reserve.

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Economists have not agreed on how to stave off the impending crisis. But Americans’ addiction to spending on credit will not help.

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Infographic below provides a timeline and a graph to show the percentage of debt in relation to GDP since 1940 (click to enlarge)


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