What We Owe
Nearly a decade since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, it is clear that affordability remains a problem in health care — and young Americans especially are feeling the impact.
As the youngest of three queer siblings, I'm my parents' last chance for grandkids. But I worry that by not having children, I'm robbing them of potential happiness.
My mom gave up so much to give me a better life in America. I owe her — and other immigrants — so much.
The cadavers my medical classmates and I have learned to dissect remind us of the debt we owe to everyone who places their body in our hands.
If no one knows how much money I owe, or how much I have, then they don’t know me. And if they don’t know me, then I’m safe.
Michael has a lot of student debt — almost $100,000 at this point — and he’s trying to free himself from it the only way he knows how: getting another degree. An excerpt from journalist Reniqua Allen's It Was All a Dream.
“He’s bitching about me spending $25 on a pedicure, and then I come to find out that it was my $25.”
When my dog was diagnosed with life-threatening cancer, I went into five- figure debt to pay for treatment. And I don’t regret it.