Debt for Dinner

The dark side of an economy not working for working people

Andy Spears
2 min readMay 16, 2024

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You’re at the grocery store buying essentials — what you need to feed you and your family for the next week.

The total comes back — and it is more than you planned, more than you have readily available.

But then you see the sign for “Pay in 4.” You ask — and it’s simple. Just pay 25% of…

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .