Following the news that the Medway Towns in Kent have the highest concentration of payday loan firms in Britain, ITV Meridian spoke to Guy Anker from MoneySavingExpert.com about the issue.
Phil Hornby began the interview by asking what alternative sources of funding there are for people who can not get loans from their banks.
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