Deficit cutting: The game

Deficit cutting: The game If the U.S. Treasury can't borrow any more money, it's going to have to make some tough choices. We thought we'd…

Saving Social Security – Interactive

Saving Social Security - Interactive A selection of options evaluated by the actuaries, nonpartisan government officials, are listed below, along with an estimate of each…

California budget balancer

California budget balancer Try your hand at eliminating the red ink in California's budget. View the interactive graphic View more budget-balancing interactives: Budget calculator: How…

Budget Puzzle: You Fix the Budget

Budget Puzzle: You Fix the Budget Today, you’re in charge of the nation’s finances. Some of your options have more short-term savings and some have…

Budget: What would you cut?

Budget: What would you cut? Chancellor George Osborne is due to deliver his Spending Review on Wednesday 20 October, after the government set itself cutting…
UK deficit-buster: Choose your cuts

UK deficit-buster: Choose your cuts

UK deficit-buster: Choose your cuts Britain’s next chancellor will oversee the start of the most sustained squeeze on public spending in at least 60 years.…

You balance the budget

You balance the budget In 2009, The Times created the tool below to allow readers to try their hand at closing California's budget shortfall, at…