Discusses the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics and how it applies to the American consumer need to borrow money and eventually get into debt. Available in Print and eBook formats.
Consumer Credit and the American Economy by Thomas A. Durkin; Gregory Elliehausen; Michael E. Staten; Todd J. Zywicki
Publication Date: 2014-08-13
Consumer Credit and the American Economy examines the economics, behavioral science, sociology, history, institutions, law, and regulation of consumer credit in the United States. Includes sections on credit reporting, regulation, access, behavior, and counseling, among other topics. Available in print and eBook formats.
Provides one person’s account of debt burdens, and offers strategies for overcoming debt and living a better financial life. Available in print and eBook formats.
Paper Promises by Philip Coggan
Publication Date: 2013-03-05
Winner of the Spear's Best Business Book Award Longlisted for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award Discusses the changes in attitude about debt throughout history and the consequences for the global economy. Available in print and eBook formats.
Answers frequent questions about credit and covers topics such as the difference between a credit score and a credit report, collection agencies, and identity theft protection. Available in print and eBook formats.
Personal story of overcoming debt. Available in print and eBook formats.
The Value of Debt by Thomas J. Anderson
Publication Date: 2013-09-16
A New York Times bestseller and one of the Ten Best Business Books of 2013 by WealthManagement.com. Author argues that long-term debt, in moderation, can be beneficial for managing private wealth. Available in print and eBook formats.
The Value of Debt in Building Wealth by Thomas J. Anderson
Publication Date: 2017-01-19
Author discusses the types of debt that can build wealth, including student loans and mortgages among others. Available in print and eBook formats.