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InDebted: Episode 4 — The Insiders

SC Public Radio

Driven by the fear of insufficient funds or unexpected life events, payday borrowers are forced to pay the loan fees before they pay basic living expenses. In this episode of InDebted, Scott Morgan takes in inside look at the short-term lender business.

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.