"What I'd like, basically, is a temporary line of credit just to tide me over the rest of my life."
"Hello, son. I suppose chicken farming doesn't seem so bad now."
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"C'mon sweetie—you're only as bankrupt as you feel."
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"My, Grandma, what crushing debt you have."
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"When I was a child, I lost childish amounts of money, but when I became a man I put away childish losses and started losing man-sized amounts of money."
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I wish they'd quit sending my financial statements."
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"How much would it cost if I don't take classes but just live in a dorm with a meal plan?"
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"Well, it's official. This household is definitely in a recession."
"It says, "Please disregard this reminder if your check is in the mail."
"We froze your account just to see the expression on your face."
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"Frankly, when I took out the loan I sincerely believed we'd all be blown to hell before it came due."
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The Check in the Mail
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"I'm down here, enjoying a quiet beer at the stack-o'-bills-that-I-can't-pay cafe."
"Your card is overwrought."
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"I've heard a lot about money, and now I'd like to try some."
"Just once, I'd like to be able to write a check without getting thrown in jail."
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"Dad, I need to dip into my college fund."
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In the Era of Reduced Expectations
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"Love you, love us, and I'm comfortable with our debt level."
"We were broke, so I had to sell the roaches."
"I try to keep the Christmas spirit by having credit-card debt all year long."
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"Now let's try it again, pal. You got the money?"
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"For our paper anniversary, he's going to assume my share of the national debt."
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"He's losing his will to pay!"
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