A history of debt in America

While going through my RSS reader this morning, I came across one of JD’s daily links posts, and one of them was to A History of Debt in America. It’s quite a long article, but well worth reading. Unfortunately for people like me, reading large quantities of text on a screen gets to be painful after a few minutes.

I whipped up a quick PDF of all of the pages, and Tom, the author of the article, has graciously allowed me to post it here.

It’s 21 pages long, and will take you a little while to read it, but it’s worth the time.

PDF link.

If you enjoyed this, you may enjoy my post on how paying off debt is like folding laundry — a behavioral, as opposed to mathematical approach to paying off debt.

3 thoughts on “A history of debt in America

  1. What is the Author’s, of A History of Debt in America, full name? I need it so I can use him as a reference.

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