Student Loans

Student loans are a great place to start when looking at how America got to nearly $4 trillion in private debt. Unlike almost all other types of debt that give you an immediate tangible benefit, a degree is largely as

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Home Ownership

Typically, mortgage debt is considered “good” debt (if there can be such a thing) by lenders and others looking at your credit. It shows potential creditors that someone in the past has found you creditworthy enough to let you borrow

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Credit Cards

Perhaps the biggest indicator of American indebtedness is the fact that, as a nation, we carry about $750 billion in credit card debt on a month to month basis. This debt does not count balances of those who pay off their

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