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I Make $200,000 As A Physician & I Took Out $400,000 In Student Loans

I Make $200,000 As A Physician & I Took Out $400,000 In Student Loans

"Yes, a lot! I was fortunate to have my parents pay for undergrad, which was not cheap since I went to a private university. All of my loans came from medical school, which is a little over $400,000. They are student PLUS and Stafford subsidized and unsubsidized, as well as a couple private loans. I…
Money Talks: one spouse had student loans, the other paid it all off

Money Talks: one spouse had student loans, the other paid it all off

Welcome to Money Talks, a new series in which we interview people about their relationships with money, their relationships with each other, and how those relationships inform one another. Meet Caroline and Nick, a married couple in their 30s who live in a metropolitan city on the East Coast. Nick works in finance, and Caroline…
I’m 33, Make $135k & Finally Paid Off My Student Loans

I’m 33, Make $135k & Finally Paid Off My Student Loans

In our series My 6-Figure Paycheck , women making more than $100,000 open up about how they got there and what exactly they do. We take a closer look at what it feels like to be a woman making six-figures — when only 5% of American women make that much, according to the U.S. Census…
What a Student Loan ‘Bubble’ Bursting Might Look Like

What a Student Loan ‘Bubble’ Bursting Might Look Like

I hated the film adaptation of The Big Short. The acting was good and it did have a surprising amount of energy for a story that centers around men in suits doing math. But I felt condescended to. Maybe director Adam McKay tested an original cut—one minus Margot Robbie—and realized a good amount of the…
Millennials in China Are Using Nudes to Secure Loans

Millennials in China Are Using Nudes to Secure Loans

This article originally appeared on VICE Australia. Microloan systems have revolutionized the way we shop. Desperate for the latest, very slightly updated iPhone? Sign up for a month-to-month plan and break that price tag down into manageable morsels. Always wanted a jacuzzi but too cash poor to pay for it? Sign up to Afterpay and…

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