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InDebted: Episode 1 — Let's Get Into Debt

According to research by the Urban Institute, South Carolina has some of the worst personal debt numbers per capita in the country. On the series premiere of InDebted, we begin our dive into the factors that have led to this with the way many people first experience debt: credit cards. A look at the impact of these little pieces of plastic, credit scores, and why the consumer debt numbers in the Palmetto State may not exist for the reasons you expect.

More from InDebted, including additional reporting and resources, can be found here.

Scott Morgan is the Upstate multimedia reporter for South Carolina Public Radio, based in Rock Hill. He cut his teeth as a newspaper reporter and editor in New Jersey before finding a home in public radio in Texas. Scott joined South Carolina Public Radio in March of 2019. His work has appeared in numerous national and regional publications as well as on NPR and MSNBC. He's won numerous state, regional, and national awards for his work including a national Edward R. Murrow.