debt

What the Hell Is ‘Good Debt,’ Anyway?

Modern adult life all but requires us to borrow money for something or other, and your credit score is getting ever more important. It may…

Student-Loan Debt Forgiveness May No Longer Be A Pipe Dream

Two years ago, we proposed a radical solution to the nation’s student crisis: What would happen if everyone decided to stop paying their student loans? That…

How Much Debt Would It Take for You to Dump Someone?

Trust me, I get how unbelievably complicated the answer is — despite the question’s very straightforward construction. Because when it comes to dumping someone over their debt,…

A Shocking Number of People Lend Their Credit Cards to Family and Friends

This is the kind of personal finance advice it pains me to give because it seems so obvious as to be unnecessary, but alas, I…