debt

debt

Credit Card Minimum Payments Are a Trap Designed to Keep You in Debt

Choosing the path of least resistance can turn manageable credit card debt into a trap—for life.
Anne Gaviola
8.8.19
debt

'I Lost Everything': The Obscene Cost of Being a Woman with a Chronic Health Problem

Medical debt hounds some people more than others.
Ivana Rihter
7.26.19
personal finance

Here Are All Your Student Debt Questions Answered in One Place

What happens to your debt when you die? And is refinancing ever a good option?
Allie Conti
7.9.19
debt

People Trapped by Student Debt Need Money, Not a Long Policy Argument

They don't care whether you call it a 'handout' or a 'miracle,' they're just hoping for relief.
Allie Conti
6.28.19
Money

Living Without Credit Solved My Money Problems

The seven years Beau Humphreys spent without credit “sucked” but helped set him up for life.
Anne Gaviola
6.14.19
Money

I'm a Broke Millennial. Should I Declare Bankruptcy?

Experts say a generation struggling with debt is behind the dramatic rise in insolvencies. Here’s what you can do if you are drowning in debt.
Anne Gaviola
6.7.19
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
5.24.19
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
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