The Financial State of the States report is now live!

Is your state on the rise? TIA has ranked all 50 states and compiled extensive data in our newest FSOS report. Click HERE to learn more.

State and city pension database

How's the financial condition of your state's pension systems? Check out our pension database to find out! 

How to compare states and make charts using State Data Lab

A short video showing how easy it is to compare states and data variables using Truth in Accounting's State Data Lab website. Click here to watch. 

US Published National Debt


The Truth


Each Taxpayer's Share: $686,000

  • Financial State of the States

    TIA analyzes the financial health of all 50 states during the 2016 fiscal year. View our annual report HERE.

  • Bill's Blog

    Bill Bergman serves as TIA's Director of Research. He is responsible for managing TIA's federal project and State Data Lab's data base.  Bergman spent 13 years as an economist and policy analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

  • Financial State of the States reports

    Each September, we launch our Financial State of the States report, which analyzes the finances of all 50 states. See our reports from 2009 - present. 

  • Financial State of the Cities

    We analyzed the financial conditions of the 50 largest US cities. See how they rank here

  • The Federal Project

    Our Federal Project explores various aspects of government financial reporting, and will examine a different theme each month for the next year. 

more publications
read more in the news
view all stories here

Get this in your e-mail. Subscribe below.


Receive our newsletter, updates, and important research in your e-mail box.


Products and Resources