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Opinion
February 12, 2015

Rent-to-own industry exploiting poor in Vermont

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org

Advocates say low-income people are enticed by low weekly and monthly lease rates offered by two national chain rent-to-own stores doing business in Vermont, Rent-A-Center and Aaron’s. Advocates charge the national retailers with circumventing current regulations and exploiting low-income…