As a young person with inherited wealth who is public about my identity, sometimes my friends will ask me for a gift or for a loan. I don’t always say yes, but when I do lend money, I don’t charge interest. This comic makes a case for people with more than enough financial wealth to lend money without charging interest. It opens lots of questions and provides some possible answers. I’m still collecting ideas and frameworks and facts and feelings about making 0% interest loans and am open to dialogue, please email me.
About Kate Poole
Kate Poole is a leader of Regenerative Finance, a collective of young people with wealth working to shift control of capital to communities most affected by racial, economic and climate injustices. Regenerative Finance is framing investments as reparations, moving investors to shift both capital and power to radically-inclusive, non-extractive, community-controlled funds. Kate is also a member-leader of Resource Generation, working with the Philadelphia chapter to redistribute land, wealth and power. Kate creates comics and zines about Buddhist economics, Jewish economics, racial justice and wealth redistribution, and the intersection of economic and spiritual practice. You can read more of her comics at comicsbykate.com.