How Expensive Is it To Be Poor In America?

Published: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 4:12pm
Updated: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 3:16pm
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How expensive is it to be poor in the U.S? It’s a question that’s gotten renewed attention after Bank of America recently got rid of its only free checking account without a minimum balance requirement.

With me to talk about some of the challenges low-income Americans face in the banking system, and some of the ways to work around those challenges is Dory Rand, president of the Woodstock Institute, a Chicago-based nonprofit.

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