Zac Bissonnette

Zac Bissonnette graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the spring of 2011. His book Debt-Free U was called the "best and most troubling book ever about the college admissions process" by the Washington Post and was featured by the Today show, Sean Hannity, The Dave Ramsey Show, CNN, Fox News, Bloomberg, the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, the Boston Globe, NPR and many others. He is a contributing editor for Antique Trader.

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Scholastic Boots (Some) Corporate Marketers Out of Classrooms

If you’re like me, you have fond memories of ordering books from Scholastic through your school: bringing home the order forms several times a year and talking your parents into spending $5 or $10 on a Boxcar Children book, The Babysitters Club series, or the latest Newberry Medal winner.

So you may be as disturbed as I am to learn …

Payday Lending Has Gone Mainstream

Most of the public scorn for payday lenders is heaped on mom and pop storefront operations — and the national chains that do nothing but payday loans: publicly-traded companies like Advance America, EZ Corp, and QC Holdings. These companies make small cash loans to generally low-income consumers — and charge a fee of, perhaps, $20 for …

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