Stories by Anya Kamenetz

Anya Kamenetz is the author of Generation Debt, now out with Riverhead Books. More of her work can be found at subscribe to Anya Kamenetz's feed

Posted on: Apr 11, 2010, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

The insanity of the private loan market is part of the excesses of the entire credit industry in the past few years. Understanding one means understanding the other.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2007, Source: Courier-Journal

GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was instrumental in the passage of a bankruptcy bill that made it tough for Americans to deal with their debts -- and now the banking and credit card industry is rewarding him handsomely.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2006, Source:

It's no secret that America is an increasingly debt-ridden nation. But that's no reason to allow creditors to discriminate against the people who have the most to lose.