John W. Schoen
John W. Schoen is an award-winning online journalist, who has reported and written about economics, business and financial news for more than 30 years. He is economics reporter for CNBC.com, and was a founder of msnbc.com, CNBC and public radio's Marketplace.
There are some dangerous ideas floating around about what will happen if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling. Here's what you need to know.