debt

Philly Police Offer Kanye West A Job

More good news for Kanye West: First, fans set up a website to raise money for him after he announced that he was $53 million in debt. And now the…

Newser | February 19, 2016 - 11:00 am

Another Problem With The Wage Gap: Women Tend To Have Worse Credit Than Men

…Even though they tend to have less debt.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm

How You May Be Able To Get Out Of Paying For College

If the tech and housing bubbles belonged to the previous generation, student loan debt may well be millennials’ financial hallmark. With college costs ballooning (while wages remain stagnant), millions of…

Ask Men | June 11, 2015 - 11:45 am

Frisky Rant: If You’re Privileged And You Know It, STFU

A little background on me. I’m almost 35 years old, I went to an in-state university (UC Santa Cruz), I worked two jobs almost full-time during school, my parents helped…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 14, 2014 - 2:00 pm

This Girl Is Crowd-Funding Her Grad School Tuition (And It’s Actually Working)

Emily-Rose Eastop, a 26-year-old from London, is crowd-funding the expenses of her master’s degree program. The scientist with a talent for singing and dancing graduated in 2010 with a degree…

Claire Hannum | July 24, 2014 - 4:00 pm

8 Things I Wish I Had Known About Money In College

Today, New York University costs around $43,000 annually for tuition alone. When I attended over 10 years ago, it was closer to $30,000 annually. If either of those two numbers…

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2013 - 4:00 pm

What Are You Doing With Your Tax Return?

I am celebrating today because I got my tax return in the mail and used it to pay off every cent of credit card debt that was hanging over me…

Ami Angelowicz | May 15, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Girl Talk: I Went On A Shopping Ban … And It Backfired

I’m fairly certain that I have an addictive personality. I’ve avoided drugs, gambling, cigarettes, and alcohol based on those suspicions, and likely will continue to do so until my dying…

Sally McGraw | September 26, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Confessions Of A (Maybe) Shopaholic

A year ago, my then-boyfriend and I argued about something. I can’t remember anymore what it was about. But I know it made me upset the night we argued and…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Poll: How Much Are You In The Hole From The Holidays?

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Rainbow Kirby | January 4, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Crippling College Debt: How Do You Manage Your Student Loans?

Education is supposed to enrich our lives and make us more worldly and learned. But for many of us, higher ed just brings on thoughts of debilitating debt and crashing…

Julie Gerstein | November 24, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Heidi Montag’s Mom Works As A Maid And 4 Other Celebs’ Broke Parents

Heidi Montag made some big bucks doing “The Hills.” Where else would all that backscooping money come from? But while Heidi was making and spending her $65,000 per episode salary…

Kelli Bender | October 29, 2010 - 5:29 pm

Frisky Rant: Pay Off Your Own Debt!

I graduated from college two years ago with $115,000 in student loans. I’m paying them off a little at a time, and when I need a reason to drink, I…

Diana Vilibert | October 27, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Unemployed Law Student Asks College For A Refund

You’ve worked hard through grad school, but when you’re ready to graduate there are NO jobs in your field. Should you get a refund on your school tuition? It’s a…

Julie Gerstein | October 26, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’m Afraid To Date Because I’m $190,000 In Debt”

I’m a 31-year-old, single guy in Chicago. I’m at a point in my life where I’d like to find a great woman and think about settling down and perhaps start…

Wendy Atterberry | September 12, 2010 - 2:00 pm

My Two Cents: I Used A Credit Consolidation Agency To Crush My Debt

When I was 27, I finally took my head out of the sand and did what I had been dreading for months. I added up the balances of my credit…

Rainbow Kirby | August 12, 2010 - 6:00 pm

“Real Housewives Of NJ” Teresa Giudice Is $11 Million In Debt

You thought you had credit card debt: a New Jersey bankruptcy court says Teresa Giudice and her husband, Joe, of “The Real Housewives Of New Jersey,” owe $11 million to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 7, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Money 101: Get Out Of Debt Now!

One Venti latte five mornings a week. You could probably pay for your caffeine addiction with cash, but who carries around stacks of green besides strippers and Lil Wayne? Plastic…

Heather Teilhet | June 3, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Money 101: When To Pay With Cash, When To Use Credit Cards & When To Finance

If you’re lucky enough to have money in this crap-tastic economy, you’ve got to do all you can to make sure you’re using it wisely enough to not only remain…

Chelsea Kaplan | May 3, 2010 - 4:30 pm
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