debt

personal finance

Millennials Are Taking on Credit Card Debt Because We Can’t Afford Necessities

A new report has more bad news for young people.
Allie Conti
18 hours ago
feminism

A New Pop-Up Tries to Make Women's Financial Inequality Instagram-Worthy

Money clips that read “future millionaire” are sold next to earrings that demand we “eat the rich.” Should I be questioning the system, or thriving inside of it? The company doesn’t seem to know the answer.
Renée Reizman
4.24.19
Late Capitalism

Millennial Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Has Actual Ideas for Solving the Student Loan Crisis

The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is in his 30s (!) and personally familiar with the specter haunting young people.
Allie Conti
3.18.19
Late Capitalism

Elizabeth Warren Saw the Millennial Debt Nightmare Coming

Now she's explaining what to do about a broken system.
Allie Conti
2.21.19
Late Capitalism

The Hot New Solution to Student Loans Is Just Taking Money Out of Your Paycheck

A proposal that seems to have a pretty good shot at passing would make what critics call "wage garnishment" automatic.
Allie Conti
2.20.19
money brain

The Cheapskate's Guide to Maxing Out Credit Card Rewards

Credit card companies are quietly lowering signup bonuses and eliminating perks. Here’s everything you need to know about the changes so you can keep the freebies coming without spending a fortune.
Jenny Hart
2.4.19
Money

Nearly Half of Canadians Are $200 Away From Being Broke

Higher cost of living leaves barely any financial wiggle room, experts say higher interest rates spell trouble.
Anne Gaviola
1.22.19
Money Goals

Set Financial Goals You Can Slay Instead of Resolutions You'll Blow Off

Decide what you really want in life, then figure out what it will take to get there.
Amanda Bert
1.10.19
Money

Debt Is a Monster That Steals Your Happiness

Your credit card debt is worse for you than your divorce.
Melissa Leong
1.9.19
Late Capitalism

What a Student Loan 'Bubble' Bursting Might Look Like

Let's game this out a bit.
Allie Conti
1.2.19
money brain

Growing Up Poor Taught Me How to Budget

My childhood experience with poverty may have ruined my credit, but it also gave me the power to survive my past.
Ayesha Cording
12.12.18
Invisible Jobs

What It’s Like to Be a Woman Working in Construction

Solid union wages are a big draw—and a great equalizer—but being the only woman on a 500-person crew comes with its own set of challenges.
Anita Hamilton
12.4.18
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