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A year after church erases payday loans, borrowers share lessons learned; more state action needed - AL.com


AL.com

A year after church erases payday loans, borrowers share lessons learned; more state action needed
AL.com
This time, he needed more than the $300 payday loan he qualified for (which would automatically subtract a minimal amount from each check he received). He could borrow much more, however, under the lender's installment plan, which required a minimum ...

The complexity surrounding payday loans - ABC News (Australian ... - ABC Online


ABC Online

The complexity surrounding payday loans - ABC News (Australian ...
ABC Online
Tougher laws on payday lending may be needed to prevent vulnerable people from getting access to loans they cannot afford, but as a former debt collector and ...

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Payday loan industry using former Labor shadow minister as lobbyist - The Guardian


Payday loan industry using former Labor shadow minister as lobbyist
The Guardian
The payday loan industry is using Labor's former shadow financial services minister to lobby against stronger protections for vulnerable and low-income borrowers. Consumer advocates have put pressure on the government to act on a promise to tighten ...

Our View: Payday loans are baack - just with a new name - AZCentral.com


AZCentral.com

Our View: Payday loans are baack - just with a new name
AZCentral.com
Editorial: This year's bill calls it a 'consumer access line of credit.' But it's still a high-interest loan that hurts the poor.

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Editorial: It's time to rein in payday lenders - The Columbus Dispatch


The Columbus Dispatch

Editorial: It's time to rein in payday lenders
The Columbus Dispatch
The Dispatch reported recently that, nine years after Ohio lawmakers and voters approved restrictions on what payday lenders can charge for short-term loans, those fees are now the highest in the nation. That's an embarrassing distinction and unacceptable.

Lawmaker Kills Bill To Limit Payday Loan Interest Rates - Honolulu Civil Beat


Honolulu Civil Beat

Lawmaker Kills Bill To Limit Payday Loan Interest Rates
Honolulu Civil Beat
Advocates for capping annual interest rates for payday loans in Hawaii — which are now as high as 459 percent — will likely have to try again next year for legislative help. Rep. Roy Takumi, the new chair of the committee dealing with consumer ...

Payday loan bill passes House with 17 percent per month interest ... - Red Dirt Report


Red Dirt Report

Payday loan bill passes House with 17 percent per month interest ...
Red Dirt Report
Side by side payday loan companies in El Reno, Oklahoma. Business should be booming if Oklahoma Small Loan Act passes through legislature.
Alabama must regulate payday lending | The Crimson WhiteThe University of Alabama Crimson White

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Proposed state law would cap interest rates on payday loans, close loopholes - Crain's Cleveland Business


cleveland.com

Proposed state law would cap interest rates on payday loans, close loopholes
Crain's Cleveland Business
A new bi-partisan bill would reform Ohio's payday lending laws to make the short-term loans "fair and affordable," its sponsors say, while closing loopholes exploited by lenders in the state that permit them to charge exorbitant amounts for credit that ...
Effort to rein in payday loan industry gains steam | Artesia Daily PressArtesia Daily Press
Why state lawmakers are trying to reform payday loans (video ...cleveland.com
Effort to rein in payday loan industry gains steamLas Cruces Sun-News

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Alabama law firm starts petition demanding payday loan reform - Alabama Today


Alabama Today

Alabama law firm starts petition demanding payday loan reform
Alabama Today
“We believe that payday loan reform would be a significant, positive step for the citizens of Alabama,” firm partner Bradford Botes said. “Our state does not have a good track record on this issue; interest rates for payday loans can be more than 450 ...

A year after church erases payday loans, borrowers share lessons learned; more state action needed - AL.com


AL.com

A year after church erases payday loans, borrowers share lessons learned; more state action needed
AL.com
This time, he needed more than the $300 payday loan he qualified for (which would automatically subtract a minimal amount from each check he received). He could borrow much more, however, under the lender's installment plan, which required a minimum ...

The complexity surrounding payday loans - ABC News (Australian ... - ABC Online


ABC Online

The complexity surrounding payday loans - ABC News (Australian ...
ABC Online
Tougher laws on payday lending may be needed to prevent vulnerable people from getting access to loans they cannot afford, but as a former debt collector and ...

and more »

Payday loan industry using former Labor shadow minister as lobbyist - The Guardian


Payday loan industry using former Labor shadow minister as lobbyist
The Guardian
The payday loan industry is using Labor's former shadow financial services minister to lobby against stronger protections for vulnerable and low-income borrowers. Consumer advocates have put pressure on the government to act on a promise to tighten ...

Our View: Payday loans are baack - just with a new name - AZCentral.com


AZCentral.com

Our View: Payday loans are baack - just with a new name
AZCentral.com
Editorial: This year's bill calls it a 'consumer access line of credit.' But it's still a high-interest loan that hurts the poor.

and more »

Editorial: It's time to rein in payday lenders - The Columbus Dispatch


The Columbus Dispatch

Editorial: It's time to rein in payday lenders
The Columbus Dispatch
The Dispatch reported recently that, nine years after Ohio lawmakers and voters approved restrictions on what payday lenders can charge for short-term loans, those fees are now the highest in the nation. That's an embarrassing distinction and unacceptable.

Lawmaker Kills Bill To Limit Payday Loan Interest Rates - Honolulu Civil Beat


Honolulu Civil Beat

Lawmaker Kills Bill To Limit Payday Loan Interest Rates
Honolulu Civil Beat
Advocates for capping annual interest rates for payday loans in Hawaii — which are now as high as 459 percent — will likely have to try again next year for legislative help. Rep. Roy Takumi, the new chair of the committee dealing with consumer ...

Payday loan bill passes House with 17 percent per month interest ... - Red Dirt Report


Red Dirt Report

Payday loan bill passes House with 17 percent per month interest ...
Red Dirt Report
Side by side payday loan companies in El Reno, Oklahoma. Business should be booming if Oklahoma Small Loan Act passes through legislature.
Alabama must regulate payday lending | The Crimson WhiteThe University of Alabama Crimson White

all 5 news articles »

Proposed state law would cap interest rates on payday loans, close loopholes - Crain's Cleveland Business


cleveland.com

Proposed state law would cap interest rates on payday loans, close loopholes
Crain's Cleveland Business
A new bi-partisan bill would reform Ohio's payday lending laws to make the short-term loans "fair and affordable," its sponsors say, while closing loopholes exploited by lenders in the state that permit them to charge exorbitant amounts for credit that ...
Effort to rein in payday loan industry gains steam | Artesia Daily PressArtesia Daily Press
Why state lawmakers are trying to reform payday loans (video ...cleveland.com
Effort to rein in payday loan industry gains steamLas Cruces Sun-News

all 8 news articles »

Alabama law firm starts petition demanding payday loan reform - Alabama Today


Alabama Today

Alabama law firm starts petition demanding payday loan reform
Alabama Today
“We believe that payday loan reform would be a significant, positive step for the citizens of Alabama,” firm partner Bradford Botes said. “Our state does not have a good track record on this issue; interest rates for payday loans can be more than 450 ...