Tag: debt

Images of growing stacking coins and Hand putting coin into glas

Several young adults in my life have been derailed by the COVID-19 recession. A few examples. My daughter-in-law just finished her graduate degree in occupational therapy and sailed through her certification only to be met by a stalled job market. A friend’s daughter, fresh out of nursing school, has already been turned down for on…

Images of growing stacking coins and Hand putting coin into glas

It was hard to miss the news last year that four out of 10 people couldn’t come up with $400 if they had an emergency. The coronavirus is that emergency – on steroids. A wave of new surveys asking Americans about their personal finances reveal the depth of a crisis that has suddenly befallen untold…