On the Record

The Metropolitan Market for Alternative Short-Term Loans

Matt Fellowes

In this presentation at the annual conference of the Consumer Federation of America, Matt Fellowes discussed the growing number of alternative short-term loan providers in metropolitan areas, particularly in suburban, low-poverty areas. Matt also discussed the numerous public policy and market implications of that growth.

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