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Editorial: Statistics Demonstrate Urgent Need for Financial Education

St. Louis American, March 6, 2014

“St. Louis tops the nation in the number of minority households that are either unbanked or under-banked,” St. Louis Treasurer Tishaura O. Jones said Friday morning at an event her office hosted for the St. Louis Regional Unbanked Task Force. “We are also at twice the national average in overall unbanked households. These statistics are alarming, and they demonstrate an urgent need for financial education for our citizens.”

Editorials Denounce Payday Loan Bill

Editorials in four publications in Missouri have exposed deceptions and flaws in the so-called payday loan bill that has been passed by the Missouri Senate and now awaits action in the House.