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'Shortchanged': Preying on Low-Income Americans

Sep 30, 2005 (Day to Day) — Payday loans, pawn shops, and check-cashing services offer low-income earners easy money at high interest rates. Madeleine Brand speaks with Howard Karger, author of Shortchanged: Life and Debt in the Fringe Economy, a study of predatory lending and its practitioners and patrons.

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