View Poll Results: How does the US government borrow most of the money it needs?

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  • taking loans from banks

    0 0%
  • issuing stock

    0 0%
  • collecting taxes

    0 0%
  • selling Treasury Bills and Treasury bonds

    6 85.71%
  • idk

    1 14.29%
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Thread: How does the US government borrow most of the money it needs?

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    mad How does the US government borrow most of the money it needs?

    I'm not sure, do you know?

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    Re: How does the US government borrow most of the money it needs?

    The US government gets most of its revenue through collecting taxes. But that isn't "borrowing" so to speak. In terms of the money it needs above and beyond what it collects, it sells bonds.
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