In San Francisco, the average rent of a one-bedroom apartment is over $2,500 a month. Now that I'm getting a taste of that absurdity, at what point do I give up the ghost and just start working remotely from Small Town, USA?
All told, my first experience with credit was embarrassing, demoralizing, stressful, and it banged up my virgin credit something fierce. But none of it stopped me from getting another card or another and another.
National student loan debt is currently over ONE TRILLION DOLLARS. That doesn't even sound like a real amount of money that is possible, does it? They could call it a STOMPTILLION or a FREAKAZILLION and it would carry just as much meaning.