Who Borrows, Where They Borrow, and Why

Pew’s Safe Small-Dollar Loans Research Project surveyed payday loan borrowers about their usage, as well as other options they would use if payday loans were unavailable. The findings present new data on borrowers and challenge the conventional wisdom surrounding payday loan usage. This research will help policy makers consider the best ways to ensure a safe and transparent marketplace for small-dollar loans.

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Learn the Basics of Broadband from Our Limited Series

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How does broadband internet reach our homes, phones, and tablets? What kind of infrastructure connects us all together? What are the major barriers to broadband access for American communities?

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What Is Antibiotic Resistance—and How Can We Fight It?

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as “superbugs,” are a major threat to modern medicine. But how does resistance work, and what can we do to slow the spread? Read personal stories, expert accounts, and more for the answers to those questions in our four-week email series: Slowing Superbugs.