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When Work Disappears

Jobs may be the biggest factor confronting our country today.
The lack of work is a far bigger issue than the few who mooch off government.
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Traveling the Rural Road

CEO devotes career to the financial needs of small-town North Carolina.
In high school, Maurice Smith was voted “most likely to become a bank president.” He fared far better, becoming CEO of Local Government FCU.
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Fixing the Economy

CUNA's economists debate the merits of government stimulus vs. fiscal restraint.
In 1932, John Maynard Keynes ignited a debate among economists and policy makers that still burns to this day. In a letter to the Times of London, Keynes proposed using federal deficit spending to reduce the length and severity of the Great Depression. Is that the best approach to tackle today's economic challenges?
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Federal Debt and the Risk of a Fiscal Crisis

Persistent deficits and mounting debt could have negative economic consequences for the U.S.
Over the past few years, U.S. government debt held by the public has grown rapidly—to the point that, compared with the total output of the economy, it is now higher than it has ever been except during the period around World War II.
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