Talking to Rosianna Halse Rojas, John Green’s Producing Partner, About Debt Management

“I knew from the first day of university that debt would be hanging over my head, but I don’t think it was until I graduated that I really began to comprehend how much of a battle it would feel to get out of it.”

If Disney Princesses Were Debt Types

Urban Institute reports that 89 percent of Americans with credit records fall into one of six debt categories. So do Disney Princesses.

If You’re Interested in Borrowing Money, Now Is “The Best Time in Recorded History” to Do It

Okay, maybe this is the best time in history to borrow money. But this feels like a statistical generalization that has very little to do with a lot of our day-to-day experiences.

How Much Can A Credit Score Tell You About A Person?

In an ideal world, a credit score would tell you nothing about a person except, well, their history of handling credit. Increasingly though companies and other entities are trying to use credit scores as proxies for indicators about a person’s general success at life.


Growing up while living on the financial edge.

Six Months of Austerity: Personal Care Cuts

In the absence of heavy-drinking, grooming has become my prime spending vice. So Iā€™m giving it up for the month.

When Even Small Debts Pose Big Problems

The borrowers who are in the most trouble are the ones who took out the least.

Lessons from a Mother’s Debt

Gena-mour Barrett has a really good essay in BuzzFeed ideas about being raised by a single mother mired in debt.

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: August 2015 Check-In

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.

Money in Your 30s

In the Washington Post, Jonnelle Marte writes about our money worries in our 30s, and some goals to try reaching.