Can the young and the unborn count on Social Security?

October 21, 2019

Yes, but they will need to be able to do math with negative numbers.

How did your stock portfolio do today, Illinois taxpayers?

October 2, 2019

Guess who is holding the bag, when pension investments tank.

Recession indicator provides a reminder about government financial reporting

October 1, 2019

What do we know, and when do we know it, about the condition of our public purse(s)?

Financial State of the States 2019

September 24, 2019

Our tenth annual Financial State of the States report, a nationwide analysis of the most recent state government financial information. 

The end of the world / US fiscal year is coming!

September 17, 2019

When will we find out what happened?

Snow jobbing Social Security

September 5, 2019

How big of a pile is 15 trillion flakes of snow?

Some "highlights" from the "latest" annual financial report for the State of Illinois

September 3, 2019

... and lowlights.

How Trump’s new Fed nominee exposed the Soviet Union’s debt

Bill Bergman | The American Conservative | August 23, 2019

She crunched the numbers and predicted the USSR's downfall. Now can she take on America's red ink?

A missing stakeholder in the heart of new corporate governance policy

August 20, 2019

Ironic, considering the source.

Who is Illinois’ Deputy Governor Dan Hynes working for?

August 12, 2019

Are some citizens more equal than others?

Words, numbers, and U.S. government fiscal stability

July 30, 2019

Simple clues can help anticipate disasters

Federal data now available on State Data Lab

July 30, 2019

Beginning on July 30, 2019, Truth in Accounting is expanding its State Data Lab website to offer federal data in addition to city and state data that is already made available to users.

One item to look at when Illinois’ (late) financial report finally appears

July 23, 2019

OPEB, or "Other Post-Employment Benefits"

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