The Shutdown Is Great for Lenders

The Shutdown Is Great for Lenders

As 800,000 furloughed workers suffer a second missed paycheck, credit unions, banks, and finance companies are reaping the rewards.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was produced with support from the Economic Hardship Reporting Project.

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the department that issues food stamps. It is the US Department of Agriculture, not the Food and Drug Administration.

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