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.
When I ask most people if they have any regrets from college, they gaze off into the distance, smile, and shake their heads no. But for me, I look back and there is so much I would change.
You’ve got to give yourself some credit. Literally. Fewer than half of…