Money

Why Choosing the ‘Cheap’ College Still Left Me Drowning in Debt

Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts senator and 2020 presidential candidate, just announced a bold plan to eliminate student debt for about 95 percent of Americans — and…

Why Are We More Prone to Scams as We Get Older?

Almost all commemorative coins — the ones in those ridiculous American Mint commercials — are a scam. These insidious coin sellers push the idea that…

What Is Treasury Direct, and Why Should I Put My Money There?

Long before I became a broke adult writer, I had a limited introduction to basic financial literacy: I learned to balance a checkbook, which no…