What would happen if the US defaulted on its debt?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on September 24, 2021

Dr. Perryman breaks down the potential impact and the role of the debt ceiling in general. 

How will Congress deal with approaching debt‑ceiling deadlines?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on September 14, 2021

Dr. Perryman analyzes historical solutions to this potential problem for the US government. 

How serious is household debt currently?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 10, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains why consumer debt is increasing quickly and what this means for the economy. 

What is the role of student loan forgiveness in the context of a stimulus package?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 20, 2020

Other factors are likely to add more value to the overall economy at present, says Dr. Perryman. 

How will the national debt change with the COVID‑19 pandemic?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 13, 2020

Dr. Perryman explains why the government will take on more debt to keep the economy's structure in place.

Is the high level of corporate debt a problem?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 04, 2019

BBB level, the lowest level of corporate debt in America, is approaching about $10 trillion. Dr. Perryman says agencies are beginning to take notice.

How are interest rates set, and would zero interest rates be a good idea?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on September 17, 2019

One economic idea being kicked around in Washington involves zero interest rates and restructuring the nation's debt.

What can be done to address the continuing increases in the deficit and national debt?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 26, 2019

The Congressional Budget Office is out with some new budget estimates with continuing very large increases in the deficit and national debt. What to do about it? Dr. Perryman explains.

Is the high US consumer debt level a bad thing?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 15, 2019

Consumer debt in the US has now reached its highest level since the Great Recession. Dr. Perryman says that's not such a bad thing.

Why might credit card debt be the next thing to derail the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 20, 2019

Dr. Perryman says credit card debt could be the next thing to derail the economy.