An insider’s account of the financial crisis written specifically for Main Street, with a foreword by former Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
Stacy Carlson, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s speechwriter, takes you inside the Treasury Department and explains the events and issues in a wry, personal narrative. You want to understand what brought us to the brink of collapse. After reading You, Me, & the U.S. Economy, you will. With clarity and humor Stacy explains the multiple causes of our financial, housing, and economic troubles and the multiple attempts to solve them. She isn’t a financial wizard and writes so other nonwizards can understand, too. Wrapped within is her story of faith and persistence in a new, midlife career and as a silent witness to tremendous turmoil. You, Me, & the U.S. Economy tells Main Street what really happened and why. Finally.