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Hillbilly Elegy: Best Selling Memoir Talks Payday Loans

Best Seller J.D. Vance Memoir Tells Us About Payday Loans

“On that day, a three-day payday loan, with a few dollars of interest, enabled me to avoid a significant overdraft fee. The legislators debating the merits of payday lending didn’t mention situations like that. The lesson? Powerful people sometimes do things to help people like me without really understanding people like me.”

“Robert Pondiscio of U.S. News says that “the book should . . . be required reading among those of us in education and ed policy.” Helen Andrews of National Review calls it “an intelligent and vivid exploration of Scots-Irish culture in the United States.” And Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune explains that “Vance helps us to understand how shrinking opportunities for low-income whites helped to fuel the rise of Trump.”

“Hillbilly Elegy” is one of the most surprising books out this summer. Written by J.D. Vance, it’s his story of a  challenged childhood and his”rise out of poverty. ” Widely regaled for its true grit description of the hardships faced by millions of people living in this great nation, the U.S.A.

Forbes writer Joe Colangelo says: “To this list, I’d like to add another reason the book is important: Vance’s memoir demonstrates that too often, government officials create regulations that undermine the needs of the people they’re supposed to be helping. This is particularly clear in a passage about payday lending.”

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Here’s a Forbes piece by Joe Colangelo about Hillbilly Elegy.
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