SallieMae student loan (1 of some unquantifiably large number) July 2014 balance: $6,429.78 Aug. 2014 balance: $6,335.74 Direct loans (that I had been paying $0 on during my unemployed time and for some months afterward): Aug. 2014 balance: $191,887.85 (GAH)
I hate it! I sound like an Old and I don't care; I just like books-as-physical-objects better. Not to say that a library needs thousands and thousands of them, but some (pretty please).
Second the Texas Monthly recommendation.
I'm a little bummed that USC was represented so blah-ly.
@Aconite I think it's more an example of one kind of (outlier, hopefully) attitude toward money. I don't think any specific response is the intended goal.
Yes yes yes. I managed to restrain myself during this weekend's tax-free holiday/used book sale, but just barely.
Hmm current Bostonian here who sometimes dreams about going back to El Paso to participate in homeownership...
@JNC Musings Factory Work that avalanche method!