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Introduction to How Treasury Securities Work

Selling Treasury securities is one way the U.S. Government raises the money it needs to provide services and help pay the interest on the national debt. Now that you know the basics of Treasury securities, learn about their history and how they are bought and sold today.

The debt ceiling is the maximum amount of debt the government can have. View the Art of Bonds - View posters used by the United States Government to encourage people to purchase savings bonds.