Debt is a four letter word that almost every person has had to deal with since the beginning of written time and history. Debt was talked about in the bible, by Shakespeare, and by tens of thousands of other authors since. The posts found in this category have to deal with either my personal relationship with debt, or the idea in general.
Water is a vital resource for life on Earth. But it’s highly coveted during the dry months in South Africa. During the summer season, many animals have to compete for a drink at the local watering hole. A cautious impala takes a long sip of lifesaving water. Meanwhile, lurking just beneath the murky ripples is a hungry crocodile timing her deadly lunge. In some ways, searching for a loan mirrors the impala’s plight. People need loans to make important purchases or overcome serious debt like an impala needs water. But occasionally, nefarious intentions hide within the terms of the loan—just like the [...]