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Left out by banking institutions, bad Us citizens spend more to borrow

It’s costly to be poor. Struggling to maintain a balance that is minimum give you the necessary ID to start a banking account, numerous low-income Americans count on fringe financial services like check cashing stores and payday loan providers, which charge rates of interest that may achieve the triple digits. Hari Sreenivasan learns more from Mehrsa Baradaran, composer of “the way the partner Banks.”

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Chasing the Dream:

Poverty and Opportunity in America is just a multi-platform public media initiative that offers a much deeper comprehension of the impact of poverty on US culture. Major capital for the JPB provides this initiative Foundation. (more…)