I’m interested in creating a platform to discuss how stigmatized debt is in our culture. It’s a publicly enforced system, but it’s typically privately experienced.
Can an MBA program geared towards NFL athletes—a staggeringly high amount who become insolvent within 10 years of retirement (more than 50 percent according to one report)—help them hold onto their money?
At Newsweek, David Cay Johnson takes a closer look at the Detroit ruling lifting protections on state pensions, and explains some of the history that has led to the shortfalls all across the country. This, of course, is a huge deal for retirees who've worked who are bracing for pension cuts.
>Our pals at LearnVest have a really nice piece by a woman diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and how the disease is bankrupting her family.
I have obviously considered this! (I love a quick fix, lovelovelove.) However: I very quickly unconsidered it.
I'm working on a potential move to Detroit from Flint, Mich. in a few weeks. Of course, there's also that other bit of financial news about Detroit, too.