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Michael St. Amant keeps his pay stubs with him at Churches United for the Homeless in Moorhead, Minn. St. Amant does not currently have a bank account. Carrie Snyder / Forum News Service

‘It’s a no-win situation': Not having a bank account makes it hard to break out of poverty

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MOORHEAD, Minn. — Michael St. Amant hasn’t had a bank account in six years.

It was drowned out by $65,000 in medical bills stemming from a car wreck in 2008. That was fine, for a while.
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Kyle Potter
Kyle Potter is an enterprise reporter at the Forum. He came to Fargo-Moorhead in May 2013 after stints at the Associated Press, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Minnesota Daily. 
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