Newspaper Articles – Bill Bergman

Chicago Again Hit With Triple Debt Downgrade

First Moody’s Investors Service served Chicago with a triple-notch credit rating downgrade, and now Fitch Ratings Inc. has done the same.

Poor Government Accounting Standards Enable Soaring Municipal Debt

Do you think your household budget is balanced if you spend more than you earn by using credit card debt?  If you do, then you think like the City of Chicago’s government leaders.

State Government Reporting of Volatile Derivatives Needs Improvement

In recent years the United States has endured the worst financial and economic crisis since the Great Depression.