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Top 25 Things I Would Do with the $900 Million Koch Bros Plan to Spend on 2016 Presidential Election

Today, news broke that political ne’er-do-wells, Charles G. and David H. Koch, plan to spend $900 million in 2016 to influence presidential and congressional elections. The nefarious billionaire boys are notorious for their flagrant financial influence in politics.  435 more words

Culture And Society

Solving the Student Debt Problem?

Today’s New York Times has an excellent article by Kevin Carey on the current status of federal student loans, “A Quiet Revolution is Helping Lift the Burden of Student Debt… 367 more words

Jack Heidel

The Loan People

Can we just talk about student loans for a minute? (Read: Can I just rant about this for more than a minute?)

In what universe does it make sense to go to a place for four (or sometimes five) years, and then spend the next ten paying for it? 608 more words

How Adults Do Things

Transitioning from College to Career: Are Students Ready?

As sobering as it has been to repay my student loan debt, I am constantly reflecting on the value of my sixteen years of public education, specifically, my liberal arts degree from… 1,172 more words


Growing the half-stache

As physicians we are remarkable fortunate. We make a relatively good annual income despite the enormous debt we take on. We also start later in life. 537 more words

My Story

Young, Sassy, and Completely Broke? Millennials and Their Money

Are you young? Are you sassy? Do you have thousands of dollars of bills piling up on your counter and $47.32 in your checking account? 658 more words

How Much Will This Cost Me?

The Debt Albatross

I tallied up the numbers today. Doug and I are 97k in debt, excluding our mortgage. How the F#%!! did we get here?!

There is one answer to that question – lifestyle creep.  253 more words