Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 12:16 pm
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

According to new research, young adults aged 18 to 34 derive self-esteem from being in debt.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011 3:19 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Driver’s license, move over. Debt is now the symbol of a young person’s adult empowerment, according to a study by three academic researchers. Rather than feeling burdened, young adults, aged 18 to 27, actually had more self-esteem and a greater sense of control over their own lives due to credit card and college loan debts.