Talking to Rosianna Halse Rojas, John Green’s Producing Partner, About Debt Management

“I knew from the first day of university that debt would be hanging over my head, but I don’t think it was until I graduated that I really began to comprehend how much of a battle it would feel to get out of it.”

When Even Small Debts Pose Big Problems

The borrowers who are in the most trouble are the ones who took out the least.

“Sometimes all you can do is take the loan & worry about consequences later”

Be sure to use the magic words, which can make a collection agency go away.

Strikes, Walk Outs, & Other Old Answers To Today’s Higher Ed Problems

“‘In reality, many of us will never come close to paying off these debts.'”

What’s Student Loan Debt Preventing You From Doing? A Lot of Things

Nicole wrote yesterday that the reason she’s not a homeowner is because owning a home means building a life together with someone else, and she’s still waiting for the right person to come along. At the same time Nicole’s post went up, the Associated Press reported that student debt is one of the biggest factors that’s preventing young people from buying homes.

The Punishment For Defaulting On Student Loans Is Harsher Than You Imagined

Trying to Pay Off Debt and Falling Off the Wagon (As We Do Sometimes)

Mike: We’re going to do a monthly debt check-in later today. Let me know what your new balance is.

Logan: It’s gone up.

How A Sticky Note Helped Me Get Out of Debt

It did not take the newest financial planning app to get me out of debt. It did not take a large cash windfall or death of some mysterious, wealthy relative who I’d never met. It was a lot more low-tech than that.

Secret Debt Threatened My Marriage

“Debt is like living in the past.” His hands now flapped their emphasis in the air. “How can we move forward into the future if you’re stuck in the past?”