Check-cashing store serves the poor

Sylvia Perez left her Harlem apartment with about $1,000 and made her way to the Lower East Side to β€œsettle her business,” she said. Twice a month, she visits a check-cashing store at Eldridge Street and Houston Street to cash checks and buy money orders for her bills. β€œI never had enough money to put it in a bank,” said […]