As the government shutdown continues day after day, its impact on Mid-Michigan families will only increase.
We are now 9 days into the shutdown, but what might have a greater impact is the approaching Debt Ceiling deadline, which is next week.
Tuesday the Dow Jones Industrial fell 160 points. The NASDAQ and S&P also fell. When stocks fall, people's retirements disappear.
Coming up on News Ten, we talk to experts on what folks in Mid-Michigan can expect if the crisis continues much longer.