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Post-Colonial Colonialism
Post-Colonial Colonialism

The West Extorts Way More Money from Africa Than It Gives in Aid

We should be putting our western guilt to good use and pressuring government to regulate "investment" in the continent.
Oscar Rickett
6.15.17
student loans
student loans

Should I Be Freaked Out That the Government Is Selling Off Student Debt to Private Companies?

We spoke to Martin Lewis, finance guru, about what it means for you.
Rebecca Ratcliffe
2.11.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Millennials Are Way Poorer Than Boomers Ever Were

A depressing new analysis found that young Americans today are making 20 percent less than baby boomers were at the same age.
Lauren Messman
1.14.17
Stuff
Stuff

Is It OK to Live Your Whole Life in Debt?

In this week's podcast we talk to Miquita Oliver about declaring yourself bankrupt, and ask if you're actually poor if you take Ubers everywhere but live in your overdraft.
VICE Staff
10.26.16
Aviva Selects the VICE Guide to Finance 2016
Aviva Selects the VICE Guide to Finance 2016

What Actually Happens When You Go Bankrupt

It's easier than ever to declare yourself bankrupt, but that might not be a bad thing.
Hazel Sheffield
10.23.16
Sushi
Sushi

How to Spend a Thousand Dollars on Sushi by Me, an Idiot

"No, no, we need the bill in regular dollars," I said, assuming the number in front of me was in yen.
Chris Galletta
9.22.16
column
column

The Harsh Reality of Being Broke

Here's a brief list of things that I'm finding impossible right now: looking good, having sex, maintaining friendships, having decent self-esteem, and having hope for the future.
Jordan Foisy
8.19.16
Is University Still Worth It?
Is University Still Worth It?

Debt, Depression and Dud Degrees: Why Would Anyone Go To University?

Debt-ridden graduates are working less, earning less and learning less. As part of a special series of articles on the state of university, we examine whether a degree still sets you on a prosperous path.
Rebecca Ratcliffe
8.17.16
Vice Blog
Vice Blog

Your Mental Health Is Making You Poor

How your mental health can lead you into debt, and what can be done about it.
Hazel Sheffield
8.10.16
Gaming
Gaming

‘Kentucky Route Zero’ and the Politics of Debt: An Interview with Cardboard Computer

The small stateside studio's enveloping narrative game is one in which money matters. Or, rather, the lack of it does.
Lewis Gordon
6.27.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Financial Experts Told Us Just How Bad a Deal Trump University Was for Students

Taking on more credit card debt to invest in real estate is not a good strategy, it turns out.
VICE Staff
6.3.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Government Just Announced Student Fees Will Rise Beyond £9,000

Welcome to even more student debt!
Simon Childs
5.16.16