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Royce Kurmelovs’ finances were shredded when, uninsured, he hit another car. Rick Morton grew up in poverty, a household that struggled to afford birthday gifts and in which an unexpected bill could mean a choice between food and electricity. Royce’s Just Money: Misadventures in the Great Australian Debt Trap and Rick’s On Money are illuminating explorations of the debt industry and its shakedown of the poor and the desperate, and the strange moral meaning we – one of the most indebted nations in the world – ascribe to both the having and owing of money.

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