When Antonio can’t pay his debt in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice, the creditor asks for a pound of flesh. Nowadays if you’re dangerously in the hole, you can’t give up a hand but you can file for bankruptcy. If your debt is discharged, creditors can no longer collect on those debts, and you’re no longer liable […]
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I handle my finances with an “out of sight, out of mind” mantra – basically the opposite of how we’re taught.
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Congratulations! You’re finally free of your credit card and other nasty forms of debt. But before you go shopping, check out these strategies to make sure you can enjoy your new-found freedom from unhealthy debt for longer than just the weekend.
Graduating from law school and business school in the aftermath of the Great Recession and a particularly weak legal employment market meant that I had as much debt as a first-time home-owner and little to no steady income.
A payday loan is marketed as an advance on your paycheck — it’s a short-term loan (around two weeks) that typically ranges from $50 to $500, plus a fee.