Stacey Abrams: Don’t Be Ashamed of Your Debt

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said Thursday that financial debt is not something that should spark shame, reflecting on her own experiences. “I grew up poor. I made poor choices in college. I got into debt,” said Abrams, speaking at the Women in the World conference in Manhattan. “I got myself out of that […]

Millennials Face $1 Trillion Debt as Student Loans Pile Up

More than a decade has passed since young Americans faced debt levels this high. Debt among 19 to 29-year-old Americans exceeded $1 trillion at the end of 2018, according to the New York Federal Reserve Consumer Credit Panel. That’s the highest debt exposure for the youngest adult group since late 2007. Debt levels play a […]