Andrew Stelzer: Radio & Print Journalist
La Tanda-A Grassroots Savings Scheme

Immigrant communities from all over the world have brought a similar grassroots savings technique to the US, under various different names.  La tanda is a way for groups of people to save money together, without involving the banks.

This story originally aired on Making Contact.  A shorter version was broadcast on AARP radio in November 2009.