Slate Money on payday loans, postal banking, and prepaid debit cards.

Why Many Americans Don’t Have Bank Accounts

Why Many Americans Don’t Have Bank Accounts

Slate’s weekly business and finance podcast.
Nov. 3 2015 10:31 AM

The How the Other Half Banks Edition

Slate Money on payday loans, postal banking, and prepaid debit cards.

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On this episode of Slate Money, Mehrsa Baradaran, author of How the Other Half Banks, joins Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of Mathbabe, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to discuss unbanking in America.

Topics discussed on today’s show include:

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Production by Audrey Quinn.

Cathy O'Neil is a former hedge fund quant and blogger at Mathbabe.org.

Felix Salmon is a journalist.

Jordan Weissmann is Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.