Tag Archives: poverty

More on the High Cost of Being Poor

Two recent, related posts about surcharges faced by the working poor. Andrew Leonard, writing at Salon, discusses debit cards. Which, outside of California, can expire if not used. Wal-Mart plans to stop cutting checks for employees who don’t have direct deposit and give them debt cards. The cards will incur fees for checking balances as [...]

Mobile Maven

Jan Chipchase has one of the best jobs: traveling the world, and understanding how people use their mobiles. [via RC3.org]