Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Takes Measures to Ease Debt-Ceiling Woes

The Treasury Department will stop fully investing in a government investment in the G-fundin a series of extraordinary measures, or accounting maneuvers, the Treasury Department is taking to keep paying the government's bills.

“By law, the G Fund will be made whole once the debt limit is increased or suspended,” she said. “Federal retirees and employees will be unaffected by this action.”