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Author Rivlin, Gary.
Title Broke, USA : from pawnshops to Poverty, Inc. : how the working poor became big business / Gary Rivlin.
Imprint New York : Harper, c2010.
Edition 1st ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  HD8072.5 .R58 2010    AVAILABLE


Call # HD8072.5 .R58 2010
Phys. Description 358 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary "A unique and riveting exploration of one of America's largest and fastest-growing industries--the business of poverty"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue, Tommy's angel -- Check cashers of the world unite -- The birth of the predatory lender -- Going big -- Confessions of a subprime lender -- Freddie Rogers -- The great payday land rush -- Subprime city -- An appetitive for subprime -- No experience necessary -- Same old faces -- The great what-if -- Public enemy number one -- Past due -- Maximizing share of wallet -- Payday, the sequel -- Dayton after dark -- Borrowed time
Local Note J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice request
Subject Working poor -- United States.
Poverty -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780061733215