This Chart Shows When The Government Is Actually Going To Run Out Of Money Staff
Posted: Oct 08, 2013 10:37 AM
If the debt ceiling isn't raised, the federal government will run out of money somewhere between Oct. 22 and Nov. 1. People have been talking a lot about Oct. 17. That's the day the Treasury Department expects to exhaust "extraordinary measures" that allow the government to finance itself without issuing Treasury bonds, such as borrowing from various government trust funds.