The Resource The unbanking of America : how the new middle class survives, Lisa Servon., (ebook)

The unbanking of America : how the new middle class survives, Lisa Servon., (ebook)

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The unbanking of America : how the new middle class survives
Title
The unbanking of America
Title remainder
how the new middle class survives
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Lisa Servon.
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eng
Summary
Why Americans are fleeing our broken banking system in growing numbers, and how alternatives are rushing in to do what banks once did What do an undocumented immigrant in the South Bronx, a high-net-worth entrepreneur, and a twenty-something graduate student have in common? All three are victims of our dysfunctional mainstream bank and credit system. Nearly half of all Americans live from paycheck to paycheck, and income volatility has doubled over the past thirty years. Banks, with their high monthly fees and overdraft charges, are gouging their lower- and middle-income customers while serving only the wealthiest Americans. Lisa Servon delivers a stunning indictment of America's banks, together with eye-opening dispatches from inside a range of banking alternatives that have sprung up to fill the void. She works as a teller at RiteCheck, a check-cashing business in the South Bronx, and as a payday lender in Oakland. She looks closely at the workings of a tanda, an informal lending club. And she delivers engaging, hopeful portraits of the entrepreneurs reacting to the unbanking of America by designing systems to creatively serve many of us
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Midwest
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Servon, Lisa
Dewey number
332.10973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Banks and banking
  • Financial institutions
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The unbanking of America : how the new middle class survives, Lisa Servon., (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780544611184
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12324773
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The unbanking of America : how the new middle class survives, Lisa Servon., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544611184
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12324773
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12324773
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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