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Huffington Post: For Low-Wage Americans, The Holiday Season Is A Time To Work
December 17, 2014

Rachel Schneider discusses why many Americans are working extra shifts during the holiday season.
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Bloomberg TV: Income Volatility: The State of Poverty in the U.S.
December 16, 2014

Rachel Schneider appears on Bloomberg TV to talk about findings from the U.S. Financial Diaries.
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Fast Company: What It's Like To Live Without A Bank Account For A Day
December 15, 2014

Reporting on her FinX experience, Ariel Schwartz looks at the realities facing many financially underserved Americans. 
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Underserved Consumers Spent $20 Billion in Interest & Fees on Subprime Auto Loans
December 12, 2014

Today, the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) and Core Innovation Capital (Core) released their fourth annual Financially Underserved Market Size Study.
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Al Jazeera America: Living Paycheck to Paycheck
December 11, 2014

A look at the reality of many Americans living paycheck to paycheck. 
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