Matt Walker of BadCredit.org spoke to Fred Wherry of Dignity + Debt about the mission of the Dignity + Debt Network and the strength of having partners at Princeton. Dignity and Debt is an initiative whose goal is to return dignity and humanity to financial services, particularly for those in debt. The project is a result of a collaboration with a number of partners to include Anthropology’s VizE Lab directed by Jeffrey Himpele.
From the blog:
"I think it’s safe to say that nobody enjoys being in debt. But it’s simply a fact of life for millions around the world. Of course, there are different kinds of debt. Automobile payments, mortgages, and a reasonable amount of credit card debt are pretty much accepted as a necessary cost for many..."