Category: Debt

Debt & Suicide – I tattled big time & I violated a lot of things but I’m still proud.

Debt & Suicide – I tattled big time & I violated a lot of things but I’m still proud.

I tried writing this piece in my head for days. Then I remember something that happened to me that I never told anyone. I never even told my husband this story (unless Jared reads this, hi honey!). All the names in this story have been […]

Making Our Epileptic Rainbow Unicorn Themed Financial Map

Making Our Epileptic Rainbow Unicorn Themed Financial Map

I’m not trying to come off as a hipster but I made this financial map for Apathy Ends long before it started rolling. When I first joined the personal finance community in late March, I connected with Mr. AE on Twitter. He was one of […]

Tips for Battling High-Interest Debt and Other Debt that Won’t Go Away

Tips for Battling High-Interest Debt and Other Debt that Won’t Go Away

Debt is a bad baby. Stubborn, high-interest debt is probably one of the worst demons to fight. I’ve spoken about how to overcome credit card addiction but Josh, our guest writer today will be hallmarking the main ways for people to constructively deal with stubborn debt. The nuts […]

The Dying Middle Class – “Two American Families” (PBS Frontline) – Film For The Weekend

The Dying Middle Class – “Two American Families” (PBS Frontline) – Film For The Weekend

The YouTube Auto-Play Pit… Hiya guys! Come watch a movie with me! I started climbing down the YouTube auto-play pit when Duke of Dollar recommended a Warren Buffet documentary. I believe it was around midnight, I had insomnia, and way too many tabs open…this is […]

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How I Paid Off $20,000 In Student Loans Working Part-Time (Full Version)

How I Paid Off $20,000 In Student Loans Working Part-Time (Full Version)

How I paid off $20,000 in student loans working part-time…in just 8 months! Don’t you just love chronicles like this? 🙂 Actually, I was suppose to construct this piece as an inspirational “you-can-do-it-too” story but the more I wrote about it, the more depressed I became. I didn’t […]

Effective But Naughty & Semi-Illegal Ways To Pay Off Student Loans

Effective But Naughty & Semi-Illegal Ways To Pay Off Student Loans

This completely innocent blogger has researched an ill-fated list of effective but semi illegal ways to pay off student loans. Some desperados reading may reason when times get tough, the tough needs to get creative. I’ll dive into a list of cons as well as the pros […]

Top Reasons Why Some People Don’t Save Money

Top Reasons Why Some People Don’t Save Money

We are a nation of consumers. If you head down the bread aisle, there are about two dozen types of bread choices. All with their own different brands and marketing. Pull back again and take note that we are a nation that has an entire […]