They say “time is money,” and it seems that no one understands that better than the U.S. government.
The government’s debt already exceeds $15 trillion and that number is still growing — rapidly. Every minute, another $10 million gets tacked onto the total, and those mounds of money add up pretty fast.
How fast? Well, here’s a quick look at how much ticks away in a day, as well as some examples to show just what that kind of money can buy.