RT @TheEconomist: Income inequality in America is much worse than the figures suggest https://t.co/vjIl5pWemz https://t.co/xRa7Z9dOHDMay 22, 2016
WHEN Ken Martin, a hat-seller, pays his monthly child-support bill, he uses a money order rather than writing a cheque. Money orders, he says, carry no risk of going overdrawn, which would incur a $40 bank fee. They cost $7 at the bank. At the post office they are only $1.25 but getting there is inconvenient.