The national debt represents both an immediate and a long-term threat to the United States’ status as the world’s premier economy. Not only is it a painful burden on future generations, but a very real damper today on economic confidence, stability, and job creation. Its consequences are felt most keenly by millions of everyday Americans. But as dangerous as the debt is now, it is on track to grow twice as large as the nation’s entire economy by 2035. Absent meaningful reforms to change the U.S.’ debt trajectory, the consequences of uncontrolled federal borrowing—and the associated interest costs—will only worsen. Enter your date of birth below to calculate your lifetime share of the national debt, based on your age and the U.S.’ long-term debt projections.