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Kristin Seefeldt

Seefeldt finds Detroit single mothers juggle debt in complicated ways

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"Life in the Red" - New York Times. 01/14/2013.

This story explores the complex factors in low-income debt, including self-sabotage, and the complex resource juggling adopted to stay afloat. Kristin Seefeldt's work with single mothers in Detroit, cited here, examines how the working poor contribute to and respond to their continual debt burden.

Researcher:

Kristin Seefeldt

More Media Coverage:

NPR-Boston [with audio]. Life With Debt. 1/16/2013.

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