Bolt Financial’s loans come due

Emily Parkin

One-click checkout company Bolt Financial yesterday laid off one-third of its workforce, just months after raising $355 million in VC funding at nearly an $11 billion valuation. Why it matters: For some, the financial ramifications go well beyond the loss of future salary. In February, we discussed how Bolt offered […]

Government should stop making student loans

Emily Parkin

Paul F. deLespinasse President Biden is pondering whether to forgive unmanageable debts owed to the government by students who used them to finance higher education. It is unclear what Biden should do about these past loans. But it is obvious what needs to be done about the future: the government […]

Toxic Debt Red Flags And How To Avoid It

Emily Parkin

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. The word debt can often have a bad connotation, but not […]