One of the most powerfully moving works of documentary storytelling, that I have ever seen. Watch it.
ABOUT THE FILM
Spent: Looking for Change is a film about everyday Americans without the financial options most of us take for granted and the movement giving them renewed hope. We invite you to view the full documentary for free on The Young Turks’ YouTube channel, American Express’ YouTube channel, and here at SpentMovie.com, and share your thoughts on social media using #Spent or #LookingForChange.
Turning to pawn shops, check cashing services, and using payday loans to meet basic financial needs can be costly for many of us, with $89 billion a year going to fees and interest1 for using these types of alternative financial services.
It’s time for change. New technology, new ideas and encouraging dialogue around this issue can help make managing money simple and more affordable.
American Express is sponsoring this documentary to help improve financial inclusion in the U.S. Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim is the executive producer of the documentary which is narrated by Tyler Perry and directed by Derek Doneen.
American Express is also spearheading several initiatives to drive innovation in financial services to help improve the financial options available to those who are financially underserved. Find out more and take action.
The film will be available online for free, providing anyone the opportunity to watch, engage in conversation, and join in on helping to spread awareness or work towards building better solutions.
1Source: CFSI, November 2013 Market Sizing Report