5280 | May 2011 | Visit the original article online
If you were tens of thousands of dollars in debt, you’d probably keep mum about it. Not Anna Newell Jones. The Capitol Hill—based photographer started a blog, AndThenSheSaved.com, on December 27, 2009, to chronicle her financial woes. On it, she vowed to pay back every penny of the $23,605.10 she owed to credit card companies, student loan institutions–even her parents.