Listening to Hoosiers

We created our Listening to Hoosiers series in an effort to lift up voices and perspectives, capture key takeaways, and allow Hoosiers with first-hand experiences to contribute to our understanding of important issues in their own words.

Listening to Hoosiers: Payday Lending

Payday loans are short-term, extremely high-cost loans that trap borrowers in costly debt. Our interviews with Hoosiers add to the existing understanding of who borrows payday loans and why, what they know (and don't know) when they borrow, how the cycle of borrowing and reborrowing affects them, and what supports they would like to see instead.


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