student loan debt

Why I’m A Stripper

Why I’m A Stripper

Since writing about paying my student loan debt stripping, I have had many young women contact me either to tell me they don’t know why they don’t make money stripping or are concerned about how the economic recession is driving more women to strip to pay their student loans. I think we can all agree […]

Education Is A Right, Not A Commodity

Education Is A Right, Not A Commodity

PHOTO: Students peacefully protesting in solidarity with the Occupy Movement are pepper sprayed by University Police at the University of California at Davis. November 18, 2011 All around the country, traditionally “bad” neighborhoods have been gentrifying, but not because of any government policy—because an entire generation is being priced out of the middle class. This […]

I Paid My Student Loan Debt On A Stripper Pole

I Paid My Student Loan Debt On A Stripper Pole

I feel like I need to offer an alternative viewpoint on how to address debt, school, career options and investing for young women, but I don’t want to glamorize nor condone becoming a stripper. I graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry from a mid-tier school when I was 25-years-old. I knew by the end of […]