• ‘I worked for a payday lender but now I'm a comic book artist'

    7 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Rees Finlay, 27, on changing careers - and how his autism diagnosis altered his life Name: Rees Finlay
    Age: 27
    Income: £10,000-£15,000
    Occupation: Comic book artist and publisher, Coventry It was an ex-partner who got me into payday lending. I'd spent two years after leaving school on the minimum wage working in a chain-store stockroom. Her parents worked for a lender that called itself a “personal loan company” because it liked to think it bonded with clients by visiting them in their homes. I would have to canvas for custom by leafleting homes in impoverished postcodes. When someone...
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