Settling for a Good Enough College

My parents had high expectations for my education, including the expectation that I would graduate with as little debt as possible.

I Played Through Payback, the New Game About College Debt

The team behind Spent has a new game designed to teach people how difficult it is to get through college without racking up massive debt.

How Working Two Jobs Helped Me Pay Off $14K in Debt

Nothing felt better than making that final payment.

I Paid Off My Husband’s Student Loans

“You know,” I said casually one day, “it would make more sense for me to pay those off than for you to keep paying 7 percent interest on them.”

Debt Free by the Big Day

I wanted to pay off all my credit card debt by our wedding day.

I Am Debt Free

For the first time in four years.

How a Low-Income Household College Student Graduated Without Massive Debt

“I was different,” I told myself. I was going to make this work.