(OPINION) Metro Atlanta must make strides to help marginalized, unbanked population

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Metro Atlanta is tremendously divided in terms of wealth. There is, and always has been, a stark difference between the “haves” and “have nots.” In fact, Atlanta is the number one city for income inequality in America. It is extremely difficult for low-income individuals in the area to break their cycle of poverty and increase their savings, as evidenced by the notion that if a person is born into poverty in Atlanta there is just a 4% chance of escaping poverty in their lifetime.

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