Loan sharks: desperation, danger and debt
In 1968, Canadians first got their hands on credit cards, making it faster and easier to spend money they didn't necessarily have. Aside from their plastic, many Canadians also deal with the varying burdens of student loans, mortgages and all the other factors that contribute to personal debt. The CBC Digital Archives looks back on the times and troubles of personal debt in Canada, exploring how we get into debt and how we might avoid it.
This clip contains foul and threatening language.
Program: Sunday Morning
Broadcast Date: Aug. 7, 1977
Guest(s): Anthony Abbott, Herb Gray, Solly Levine
Reporter: Alvin Cader, Terence McKenna
Last updated: October 18, 2012
Page consulted on March 26, 2013
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