The icing on the cake? When I proposed to Leslie in 2007, I bought her a $6,500 diamond engagement ring — with money from a student loan.
More than a year passed before I started to worry about our debt. And that’s exactly what I thought it was: our debt. I didn’t think it made a difference that all of it — the condo, $25,000 of credit card debt, $70,000 in student loans — was in my name.
Thanks to listener Shawn Smithson.