BANKING: Women Move Toward Credit Equality

One of the least arguable contentions of the feminist movement is that a woman should be able to borrow as much money, and as easily, as a man of the same ability to repay. But women can cite many examples of pervasive discrimination against them in the granting of credit, such as these:

> Cynthia E. Harrison, a New Jersey woman, was turned down by Chase Manhattan Bank for a BankAmericard although she maintained a considerable balance in a savings account. Just two weeks later she got a form letter from the bank addressed...

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