Before we spend money on something, what’s the first thing we ask ourselves? What are we getting out of this? Whether it’s a mother buying groceries for her family or an investor buying stocks, it all comes down to return on investment.

We should be asking the same thing when it comes to our tax dollars. We spend trillions of dollars funding the government every year, it’s only prudent to step back and consider what we’re getting for it.

Our latest infographic takes a crack at this. But rather than breaking down the entire federal government, we examine if we’re getting our money’s worth from Congress. Click the image below to see what you spent versus what you got.

Want more info? Click here to view the accompanying fact sheet.

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