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The author spends a little too much time with a few particular players on both sides of the industry, and rehashes the same story in different states, so the book became repetitive... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Patrick Cleary
This is a good book about the recent history of payday lending and subprime mortgages. Information about check cashing and "rent to own" is small, and pawn brokers are... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Providential S.
This book promises to be a survey of the industries that thrive on and perpetuate poverty in America -- payday lenders, subprime mortgage lenders, tax rebate advancers, pawn shops,... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Neurasthenic
Heard about this book via the radio and found the topic very fascinating. Mr. Rivlin's book was very good at exposing the shady and underhanded practices prevalent in many places... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Andrew
If you want to find out why the United States has been in decline, a political train wreck and a banking system out to charge you for just existing this is the book to read. Read morePublished 8 months ago by MOVIEKIDZ LLC
Broke USA is an excellent look at the finances Americans in or near poverty. It also explains how good, solid middle class people can find themselves on the street with next to... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Little Feat Fan