What a Professor Studying Low-Income Communities Discovered After Working for a Payday Lender

Lisa Servon studies low-income communities and is a professor of urban policy at the New School in New York. Partly to make money so she could make ends meet, and partly to get an inside look at payday lenders, Servon decided to work at a check-cashing place in the Bronx and at a payday lender in California.

What It Feels Like to Lend Money to a Friend

So Matt what I actually want to know is, do you feel like our friendship is equal?

Banking While Poor? Prepare to Get Swindled!

Big Banks are expanding their offerings to include products to take advantage of low-income customers!