NPR logo

Working Class Families Pay a Premium for Refund Loans

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4473360/4473361" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Working Class Families Pay a Premium for Refund Loans

U.S.

Working Class Families Pay a Premium for Refund Loans

Working Class Families Pay a Premium for Refund Loans

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4473360/4473361" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

For millions of people living pay check to pay check, their tax refund can be their only significant savings. In working class neighborhoods, people often choose not wait to get their refund.