Debt Passes $16 Trillion with Jake Shannon on The COre Business Show with Tim Jacquet. The national debt clock has passed the $16 Trillion mark. And at the current level that the debt is increasing, the US will pass the $17 Trillion mark next summer. At what point does will the debt destroy the country? The Core Business Show with Tim Jacquet is broadcast M-F on Blog Talk Radio and syndicated radio stations throughout the country. The Core Businesss Show is sponsored by Apple Capital Group, Inc..