Danielle Paquette

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The stories of readers who are fighting under the weight of debt that’s keeping them from moving on with their lives -- financially and otherwise.

  • Oct 22, 2014

New companies are offering some student borrowers refinancing options. But struggling borrowers are out of luck.

  • Oct 15, 2014

One woman saw a beginning for her family. Another saw the end times approaching.

  • Oct 8, 2014

In America’s poorest urban county, one medical group is asking a simple question: what if health care is about more than just medicine?

  • Oct 6, 2014

Critics say Obamacare will only drive up health costs. This health economist says they’re wrong.

  • Oct 6, 2014

Early childhood education grads earn an average of just $27,000, often restricting the profession to the privileged.

  • Sep 29, 2014

A longtime activist - and his costume and arrest - shows the difference between New York’s climate protests.

  • Sep 23, 2014

The activists’ message: Stop financing the fossil fuel industry — and destroying the planet.

  • Sep 22, 2014

The story of a woman who had her home destroyed in superstorm Sandy and became an unlikely climate change activist.

  • Sep 22, 2014

She found Gen Xers had built up far less wealth than their parents. She wanted to know why.

  • Sep 19, 2014
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