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a2liberal Donating Member (381 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-17-11 01:30 AM
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12. Sorry, that article has way too many
Edited on Thu Nov-17-11 01:32 AM by a2liberal
incorrect things and logic fails for me to take it seriously. I don't deny that the poor do have some systematic disadvantages, but when I see myself shaking my head at every other sentence it's hard to take it seriously. Others have already explained some of the problems, so I won't get into it too much unless someone asks me to.
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  -4 Ways the Poor Get Screwed That Everyone Takes for Granted marmar  Nov-16-11 08:11 AM   #0 
  - k&r for the truth. n/t  Laelth   Nov-16-11 09:02 AM   #1 
  - +1  Fumesucker   Nov-16-11 09:04 AM   #2 
  - i hate atm fees  reggie the dog   Nov-16-11 12:03 PM   #3 
  - I don't.  ParkieDem   Nov-16-11 12:29 PM   #4 
     - Well, so far, Bank of America has not charged me any ATM fees. n/t  RebelOne   Nov-16-11 02:19 PM   #6 
     - uSAA bank is open to everyone not just military. They reimburse ATM fees.  sammytko   Nov-16-11 02:21 PM   #7 
  - I didn't know you had to pay for ATMs in the US  Mark Baker   Nov-16-11 02:15 PM   #5 
  - you don't have to. You do when you don't use one from your bank or a supermarket  aikoaiko   Nov-16-11 02:59 PM   #8 
     - A lot of poor people don't have a "bank". Because they're too transient,  WildNovember   Nov-17-11 01:35 AM   #13 
        - What you say is true about the poor and banks, but the OP presumed enough $ for bank use by the poor  aikoaiko   Nov-17-11 08:16 AM   #19 
  - I never understood the whole ATM fee problem  DaveJ   Nov-16-11 06:02 PM   #9 
  - Banks charge you an ATM fee if you're not a customer of said bank..  Kat45   Nov-19-11 12:30 AM   #31 
  - first one I am not so sure about  booley   Nov-16-11 10:40 PM   #10 
  - Some ATMs in my area have a $10 minimum.  smokey nj   Nov-17-11 06:28 AM   #16 
  - The only ATMs w/ $10 bills I have seen are in NY and NJ  Bluenorthwest   Nov-17-11 07:13 AM   #18 
  - At 1 of the 3 ATMs at my cedit union  xxqqqzme   Nov-17-11 11:12 AM   #22 
  - It doesn't seem like this is common  booley   Nov-18-11 10:32 PM   #29 
     - The ATMs in my area that dispense $10 dollar bills dispense them to everybody.  smokey nj   Nov-18-11 11:49 PM   #30 
  - Around here it is hard to find some ATM's that are set up by specific banks  The Straight Story   Nov-17-11 09:57 AM   #21 
  - don't forget payday loan places.  Manifestor_of_Light   Nov-16-11 11:12 PM   #11 
  - Ah yes, those "payday loan" places...  Ken Burch   Nov-17-11 04:51 AM   #15 
  - Sorry, that article has way too many  a2liberal   Nov-17-11 01:30 AM   #12 
  - I'm asking. Go ahead. /nt  jtuck004   Nov-17-11 04:04 AM   #14 
  - I used to naively think  redqueen   Nov-17-11 06:32 AM   #17 
  - And there are many other ways in addition to these four.  redqueen   Nov-17-11 09:32 AM   #20 
  - One he missed- mortgage interest is tax-deductible, but not rent.  Nye Bevan   Nov-17-11 11:16 AM   #23 
  - The standard deduction is sltill better than itemizing for most people.  Ilsa   Nov-17-11 11:23 AM   #24 
     - Right. So it tends to benefit the rich.  Nye Bevan   Nov-17-11 11:27 AM   #25 
  - Classic book--The Poor pay more--read it maybe 30-35 years ago  dembotoz   Nov-17-11 12:18 PM   #26 
  - exactly. groceries...... there's a big one.  ejpoeta   Nov-17-11 02:22 PM   #27 
  - the ones that tick me off are the reverse mortgages and  demigoddess   Nov-17-11 06:16 PM   #28 
 

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