On an afternoon that is sunny traffic rolls along CharlotteвЂ™s busy North Wendover path.
Periodically, a vehicle eases right into a strip shopping mall in a community of flats, plus the motorist files right into a storefront under a sizable, green ACE money Express sign. It advertises вЂњchecks cashed,вЂќ вЂњprepaid debit cardsвЂќ and services that are similar required by low-income borrowers without reports at commercial banking institutions.
вЂњCan I have a loan?вЂќ one asks. вЂњNo sir,вЂќ the clerk replies. вЂњNorth Carolina does not let us here make loans.вЂќ Then he quickly volunteers, вЂњA great deal of our clients head to ACE in Rock Hill or Fort Mill. TheyвЂ™re the two closest to Charlotte.вЂќ
Another ACE Cash employee is equally helpful under a similar green sign in a strip mall 45 minutes away in Fort Mill, S.C. (más…)