DIY arts spaces are community gathering places where people make and enjoy art and music in a non-traditional setting, oftentimes a home or a warehouse space. Despite the high rents in our region, the scene is thriving.
In poorer neighborhoods, payday loans help people get cash advances on their paychecks. And despite high interest rates, business is booming. An up-close look at payday loans, how they affect cash-strapped communities, and what regulations are being proposed by some states.
- Rick Lyke Spokesperson, Financial Service Centers of America (FiSCA)
- Jim Carr Senior Vice President for Innovation, Research and Technology, Fannie Mae Foundation
- Jean Ann Fox Director of Consumer Protection, Consumer Federation of America
- Billy Webster CEO of Advance America Cash Advance Centers
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