Death, Sex & Money

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Arts, Health, Self-Help, Sexuality, Society & Culture

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A podcast hosted by Anna Sale about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Email the show at [email protected]


I first met Lawrence Bartley three years ago, inside Sing Sing Correctional Facility. He'd been behind bars for 24 years,after shooting his gun inside a crowded movie theater on Christmas night in 1990 and killing a 15-year-old bystander named Tremain Hall. Lawrence was 17 at the time. Lawrence was sentenced to 27 to 30 years to life in prison...

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Nathan realized he couldn't pay his rent and his monthly student loan payments. Beth* collapsed in tears while doing yoga because she couldn't stop worrying about money. Jordanseta calendar reminder to force herself to finally make her first payment. Hundreds of you have shared your stories about student debt with us,especially the mix of...

I have blatantly lied to my friends about student loans. I feel fooled and bamboozled about the American dream. It’s a stupid system. No one talked about this. When we asked you to tell us your stories about how student loans are affecting other parts of your life, we were overwhelmed by your responses. You've shared more than a thousand stories...

Struggling with your student loan debt? It can be hard to find answers. We've compiled some free resources that can help you manage your debt, whether you're a recent grad, a parent of a student, or someone who's had loans for awhile. Got other suggestions? Put them in the comments below! Consumer Financial Protection Bureau The CFPB’s Repay...