Balanced budget (economics define)!?

I know what it is, but I'm not too good at economics. If anyone is into financing and economics, please help me with this questions.

1. If the government has a balanced budget, does it mean that the federal debt has gone up, the federal debt (the year past) has stayed the same, the debt has decreased, or too little information is provided?

I'm not too good at analyzing, so please help me if you can! I want accurate answers, PLEASE.

Answer:
A balanced budget (by itself) would not increase or decrease the federal debt. A balanced budget simply means that the government is spending the same amount of money that it is bringing in (through taxes).

For years, the government of the United States has spent more money than it has brought in, called a budget deficit or deficit spending. Obviously, spending more than what you have puts you in debt. This is how the federal debt is created.

The idea is much like your own money. If you spend more than what you have, then you owe the remaining money through credit or a loan. It must be repaid.

A balanced budget, then, would mean that the amount of money taken in equals the amount of money being spent, so the federal debt does not change. If the government spends more than it brings in, it increases the debt and if it spends less than it brings in, the government can decrease the debt.
Debt is the accumulation of deficit spending. A deficit occurs when in a give fiscal year our government spends more than it pulls in. If we have a balanced budget, then spending is equal to revenues. We do not show a deficit for that year and we don't add to the national debt. The debt will remain unchanged.

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