Our Debt Clock

Truth in Accounting's Debt Clock consists of the "US Published National Debt" and "The Truth."

US Published National Debt consists of:

  • debt held by the public; and
  • intragovernmental holdings, including debt held by Social Security and Medicare trust funds;
  • does not include total unfunded Social Security and Medicare promises.

This amount is updated periodically to coincide to with The Debt to the Penny

"The Truth" represents: