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Military families say this is their top concern - CNBCMilitary families say this is their top concern  CNBC

To keep money matters in check, active duty military and their spouses or partners need to be particularly careful when it comes to budgeting, saving and ...

As More Millennials Rent, More Startups Want to Lend to Them - Mansion GlobalAs More Millennials Rent, More Startups Want to Lend to Them  Mansion Global

Jennifer Burnes says the paychecks from her work as a model and designer in Hollywood arrive sporadically, posing a challenge to paying monthly rent.

Consumer Protection Bureau Cripples New Rules for Payday Loans - The New York TimesConsumer Protection Bureau Cripples New Rules for Payday Loans  The New York Times

Payday lenders won a major victory on Wednesday after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau moved to gut tougher restrictions that were to take effect ...

California opposes efforts by Trump administration to delay protections from payday lenders - CNBCCalifornia opposes efforts by Trump administration to delay protections from payday lenders  CNBC

California's attorney general joined a coalition of two dozen other state attorneys general on Tuesday in opposing the Trump administration's efforts to delay a ...

The best and worst ways to borrow money during the federal shutdown - CNBCThe best and worst ways to borrow money during the federal shutdown  CNBC

When you are short on cash, not all types of borrowing are created equal. Here are some of the best and worst loans out there.

Payday Loans Are No Worse Than Avocado Toast - ForbesPayday Loans Are No Worse Than Avocado Toast  Forbes

The CFPB is proposing es to rescind key provisions of its 2017 payday lending rule. Good. The old rule threatens to starve millions of hard working Americans ...

Earnin App 2019 Review - Is it a Better Alternative to Payday Loans? - The Dough RollerEarnin App 2019 Review - Is it a Better Alternative to Payday Loans?  The Dough Roller

Move over payday loans, a new app is giving borrowers a far more affordable option. While the Earnin app limits borrowing to small amounts, this is a good ...

Marketplace Lending News Roundup – May 4, 2019 - Lend AcademyMarketplace Lending News Roundup – May 4, 2019  Lend Academy

During the week I share the latest marketplace lending and fintech news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items ...

Targeting payday lenders, Branch adds pay-on-demand features for hourly workers - TechCrunchTargeting payday lenders, Branch adds pay-on-demand features for hourly workers  TechCrunch

Branch, the scheduling and pay management app for hourly workers, has added a new pay-on-demand *service* called Pay, which is now available to anyone ...

Here's why 1 in 3 college-age Americans consider payday loans with interest rates of 400% - CNBCHere's why 1 in 3 college-age Americans consider payday loans with interest rates of 400%  CNBC

With just six weeks to go before he needed to turn over $600 in rent for his new apartment, Austin Wilson was starting to panic. He simply didn't have the money.

US Bank Simple Loan: 2019 Review - NerdWalletUS Bank Simple Loan: 2019 Review  NerdWallet

The U.S. Bank Simple Loan is a short-term, payday-style loan designed for consumers with unexpected expenses. Find out rates and compare with alternatives.

Effort to legalize 'loan shark' rates could bring a new breed of lender to Indiana - Indianapolis StarEffort to legalize 'loan shark' rates could bring a new breed of lender to Indiana  Indianapolis Star

Update: The Indiana Senate narrowly approved a measure Tuesday that would allow payday and subprime lenders to charge interest rates on small loans at ...

Churches use political pressure, small-dollar loans to fight predatory payday lending - Religion News ServiceChurches use political pressure, small-dollar loans to fight predatory payday lending  Religion News Service

(RNS) — Anyra Cano Valencia was having dinner with her husband, Carlos, and their family when an urgent knock came at their door. The Valencias, pastors at ...

Will A New Law Finally Solve Ohios Payday Lending Puzzle? - Columbus CEOWill A New Law Finally Solve Ohios Payday Lending Puzzle?  Columbus CEO

New regulation promises to make a dangerous option viable for those in need of credit.

State Laws Put Installment Loan Borrowers at Risk - The Pew Charitable TrustsState Laws Put Installment Loan Borrowers at Risk  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Approximately 14000 individually licensed stores in 44 states offer installment loans, and the largest lender has a wider geographic presence than any bank and ...

Alternatives expected to sprout up now that Colorado payday lenders are capped - The Denver PostAlternatives expected to sprout up now that Colorado payday lenders are capped  The Denver Post

Colorado voters, by the widest positive margin of any state ballot measure this year, agreed to cap the interest rate on payday loans at 36 percent a year, a rate ...

Capital Good Fund Small Loans: 2019 Review - NerdWalletCapital Good Fund Small Loans: 2019 Review  NerdWallet

Capital Good Fund provides small loans for borrowers with bad credit and is an alternative to payday loans. Its loans offer lower rates than most options.

Feds to return $505 million to consumers duped by Scott Tucker’s payday loan scheme - Kansas City StarFeds to return $505 million to consumers duped by Scott Tucker’s payday loan scheme  Kansas City Star

The Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are refunding $505 million to consumers duped by KC payday loan mogul Scott Tucker's illegal ...

Bill would give Alabama payday loan borrowers more time to pay - AL.comBill would give Alabama payday loan borrowers more time to pay  AL.com

Advocates for payday loan reforms say some borrowers get stuck in a spiral of debt because they have to roll over loans they can't repay and incur more fees.

Need to escape payday loan debt? Here’s how. - USA TODAYNeed to escape payday loan debt? Here’s how.  USA TODAY

Nobody likes being in debt, but it's even worse when it seems like there's no way out. You don't have to be stuck in the payday loan debt cycle forever.

US Bank takes on payday lenders - MPR NewsUS Bank takes on payday lenders  MPR News

U.S. Bank is launching a new short-term loan product with double-digit annual percentage rates, saying a large portion of Americans need short-term cash ...

There Are More Payday Lenders in U.S. Than McDonald's - NBCNews.comThere Are More Payday Lenders in U.S. Than McDonald's  NBCNews.com

There are more payday lenders in the U.S. than McDonald's or Starbucks, reflecting economic conditions in which fast money is even more important than fast ...

New Ohio payday lending law could slam short-term lenders - Cincinnati Business CourierNew Ohio payday lending law could slam short-term lenders  Cincinnati Business Courier

A new law is going to make it cheaper to borrow money from payday lenders in Ohio, but the industry says it could cause many of the short-term loan shops to ...

CFPB, Payday Lenders Settle - pymnts.comCFPB, Payday Lenders Settle  pymnts.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the government watchdog agency, settled with a handful of payday lenders over alleged violations of the Consumer ...

Lawmakers drum up support for payday loan reform bill in Mountain Brook - AL.comLawmakers drum up support for payday loan reform bill in Mountain Brook  AL.com

The bill by state Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville, would extend the loans' due dates and slash APRs.

Dream Job Alert: Days Inn by Wyndham Seeks Suntern for Overseas Adventure - Yahoo FinanceDream Job Alert: Days Inn by Wyndham Seeks Suntern for Overseas Adventure  Yahoo Finance

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- It's sun's out, shades on and passport-in-hand for one thrill-seeker ready to seize the days with iconic hotel ...

The Case for a State-Owned Bank - Jacobin magazineThe Case for a State-Owned Bank  Jacobin magazine

Regulating finance won't cut it. To combat predatory lending, we need a fully public, state-owned bank. Money Mart payday loans and check cashing store in ...

Indiana lawmakers are done for 2019. Here's are major bills that did and didn't make it. - Indianapolis StarIndiana lawmakers are done for 2019. Here's are major bills that did and didn't make it.  Indianapolis Star

More than 1000 bills are filed every year, only a fraction receive a hearing and fewer still get signed into law. Here's where notable bills stood at the end of this ...

California's DBO: New Leader, New Enforcement, New Bureau? - LexologyCalifornia's DBO: New Leader, New Enforcement, New Bureau?  Lexology

The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) will likely have a new commissioner in the coming months, with Affirm General Counsel and Chief…

Businesses offer furlough freebies, shutdown specials and assistance to federal workers - USA TODAYBusinesses offer furlough freebies, shutdown specials and assistance to federal workers  USA TODAY

Wireless providers including AT&T, Verizon and Sprint are willing to work with furloughed federal government workers on payment programs.

Letters and feedback: May 8, 2019 - Florida TodayLetters and feedback: May 8, 2019  Florida Today

Cancer and ZIP codes. How can the obvious be overlooked by those conducting the study regarding the Brevard cancer investigation? The Florida Department ...

ALEC Payday Loan Company Gets Reprieve Under Trump Administration - PR WatchALEC Payday Loan Company Gets Reprieve Under Trump Administration  PR Watch

Corporate members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) are benefiting from the deregulation frenzy of the Trump Administration. ALEC of ...

Advance America Loans Review: Get Cash Fast But Beware High Fees - Student Loan HeroAdvance America Loans Review: Get Cash Fast But Beware High Fees  Student Loan Hero

Advance America's payday and installment loans have incredibly high fees. Read our review of Advance America loans here.

A look at payday loan options in Las Vegas - KTNV Las VegasA look at payday loan options in Las Vegas  KTNV Las Vegas

You're strapped for cash and need a payday loan. What are some of the better-rated options in the Las Vegas valley?

LendUp Payday Loan Alternative: 2019 Review - NerdWalletLendUp Payday Loan Alternative: 2019 Review  NerdWallet

LendUp calls itself an alternative to payday loans, but rates on its loans are still expensive. Read our review and compare other options first before taking a ...

Payday Loans Can Trap Borrowers In A Cycle Of Debt, But Should They Be Wiped Out? - Colorado Public RadioPayday Loans Can Trap Borrowers In A Cycle Of Debt, But Should They Be Wiped Out?  Colorado Public Radio

Payday loans are in the cross hairs on this year's ballot. Proposition 111 would limit interest rates to 36 percent on loans that are often advertised as quick-fixes ...

What Happens When You Can't Repay a Payday Loan? - Student Loan HeroWhat Happens When You Can't Repay a Payday Loan?  Student Loan Hero

You got laid off but still need to make rent. You're short on your car payment and need a little extra help. Your electricity was shut off and you need to find a way ...

Attacks on Payday Lending: Ballot Initiatives, Legislation, and Attorney General Enforcement - LexologyAttacks on Payday Lending: Ballot Initiatives, Legislation, and Attorney General Enforcement  Lexology

On October 26, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued a public statement announcing that it intends to issue proposed rules in…

New U.S. rule on payday loans to hurt industry, boost banks: agency - ReutersNew U.S. rule on payday loans to hurt industry, boost banks: agency  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Revenues for the $6 billion payday loan industry will shrivel under a new U.S. rule restricting lenders' ability to profit from high-interest ...

How to Avoid Personal Loan Scams by Spotting These 7 Red Flags - Student Loan HeroHow to Avoid Personal Loan Scams by Spotting These 7 Red Flags  Student Loan Hero

The best way to learn how to avoid personal loan scams is knowing how to spot them. If you see one of these red flags, run the other way.

CFPB, Payday Lender Cash Express Settle Lawsuit - PYMNTS.comCFPB, Payday Lender Cash Express Settle Lawsuit  PYMNTS.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced a settlement with payday lender Cash Express, which will pay approximately $32,000 in ...

Christmas cheer is not a policy solution - Brookings InstitutionChristmas cheer is not a policy solution  Brookings Institution

Way too many Americans are dependent on layaways, payment plans, credit card debt, payday loans and other stopgaps to survive in an unfair economy.

Oportun Loans: 2019 Review - NerdWalletOportun Loans: 2019 Review  NerdWallet

Oportun makes personal loans for borrowers with bad credit or no credit history and is an alternative to payday loans. Learn more about Oportun and compare it ...

Payday startups are increasing access to wages, but is “make any day payday” the right choice? - TechCrunchPayday startups are increasing access to wages, but is “make any day payday” the right choice?  TechCrunch

Kristen Berman Contributor Kristen Berman is a co-founder of Duke's Common Cents Lab with Professor Dan Ariely. Common Cents is generously supported by ...

Where Can I Cash a Check? | Banking Advice | US - U.S. News & World ReportWhere Can I Cash a Check? | Banking Advice | US  U.S. News & World Report

If you typically receive direct deposit payments and you get a paper check, you may be wondering how to best retrieve your money without paying a hefty fee.

How to Get a Small Business Expansion Loan - U.S News & World Report MoneyHow to Get a Small Business Expansion Loan  U.S News & World Report Money

You can apply for financing at commercial banks, credit unions and online lenders. And the Small Business Administration also insures small business ...

Ohio Enacts Restrictive Payday Lending Law | Ballard Spahr LLP - JD SupraOhio Enacts Restrictive Payday Lending Law | Ballard Spahr LLP  JD Supra

Ohio Governor John Kasich on Monday signed into law tough new restrictions on small-dollar lending. It will take at least 270 days until licensed lenders are ...

New version of payday loan bill could make Ohio a national model, reform advocates say - cleveland.comNew version of payday loan bill could make Ohio a national model, reform advocates say  cleveland.com

Members of the Ohio Senate Finance Committee are looking at a heavily amended, or substitute version House Bill 123. The payday lending bill would restrict ...

Earnin App 2019 Review: Get an Advance on Your Paycheck - NerdWalletEarnin App 2019 Review: Get an Advance on Your Paycheck  NerdWallet

Earnin, formerly Activehours, is a free paycheck advance app that draws small amounts from your paycheck before payday. Learn if the Earnin app is for you.

‘A way of monetizing poor people’: How private equity firms make money offering loans to cash-strapped Americans - The Washington Post‘A way of monetizing poor people’: How private equity firms make money offering loans to cash-strapped Americans  The Washington Post

As treasury secretary, Tim Geithner criticized predatory lenders. Now the private equity firm he leads runs a company that mails high-rate loans to risky ...

25% of US households are either unbanked or underbanked - CNBC25% of US households are either unbanked or underbanked  CNBC

Twenty-five percent of U.S. households are unbanked or underbanked, according to a 2017 survey by the FDIC. Those are people who either don't have a bank ...

'We’re coming after you': Inside the merchant cash advance industry - Yahoo Finance'We’re coming after you': Inside the merchant cash advance industry  Yahoo Finance

In the past decade since the financial crisis, the merchant cash advance business exploded.

Let them have payday loans: Commerce Secretary Ross wonders why unpaid workers can't afford food - RTLet them have payday loans: Commerce Secretary Ross wonders why unpaid workers can't afford food  RT

As the longest government shutdown on record drags on, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross pondered the seemingly obvious question of why unpaid federal ...

How Long Does It Take to Get Approved for a Personal Loan? - Student Loan HeroHow Long Does It Take to Get Approved for a Personal Loan?  Student Loan Hero

Looking for a personal loan can be time-consuming. But if you need a loan fast, time spent researching might not feel helpful — especially if you don't know how ...

Your local post office could become a bank if this bill passes - CNBCYour local post office could become a bank if this bill passes  CNBC

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is proposing legislation aimed at putting an end to current payday lending practices by giving some banking services a new ...

State of the World's Biggest Debt Slaves: Americans Wimp Out in 11th Place - WOLF STREETState of the World's Biggest Debt Slaves: Americans Wimp Out in 11th Place  WOLF STREET

Americans are infamous for their eagerness to spend money they don't have. A whole industry has grown up around making that happen, from payday lenders ...

Payday loans gone, but need for quick cash remains - The Capital JournalPayday loans gone, but need for quick cash remains  The Capital Journal

For 15 years, South Dakota residents who needed a small amount of money in a hurry could turn to storefront lenders who made so-called payday loans at ...

Why North American Merchants Are Adopting Alipay In-Store (And Online) - pymnts.comWhy North American Merchants Are Adopting Alipay In-Store (And Online)  pymnts.com

Retail payment news: Brick-and-mortar and eCommerce merchants in North America are adopting Alipay as a digital payment option for their consumers.

The top 10 reasons for personal loans - Bankrate.comThe top 10 reasons for personal loans  Bankrate.com

Getting married? Trip of a lifetime? These are the most coomon reasons people apply for a personal loan.

Fintech for Good: Five Innovators Changing The Banking World - The Financial BrandFintech for Good: Five Innovators Changing The Banking World  The Financial Brand

The CEO of a traditional bank spotlights five fintechs solving thorny consumer financial problems, urging others to get on board.

Payday lender Scott Tucker gets 16 years, 8 months in prison for $2 billion ripoff scheme - Kansas City StarPayday lender Scott Tucker gets 16 years, 8 months in prison for $2 billion ripoff scheme  Kansas City Star

Scott Tucker, Leawood payday loan businessman and professional race car driver, was taken into custody immediately after receiving a 16 year, 8 month prison ...

These Are the 1000 Most Iconic Large Private Companies in the U.S.: Warby Parker, Levi Strauss, In-N-Out Burger and More - Inc.These Are the 1000 Most Iconic Large Private Companies in the U.S.: Warby Parker, Levi Strauss, In-N-Out Burger and More  Inc.

In this inaugural list, Inc. and Grant Thornton have teamed up to create an exclusive roster of the 1000 largest, most vital American companies that are not public.

CashCall, Courts And California’s Increasingly Confusing Lending Market - PYMNTS.comCashCall, Courts And California’s Increasingly Confusing Lending Market  PYMNTS.com

CashCall stopped offering loans as a California court ruling found high interest rates on consumer loans can make them "unconscionable" and, therefore, illegal.

China's 'payday loans' attacked by Arthur B Culvahouse Jr, new US diplomat to Australia - ABC NewsChina's 'payday loans' attacked by Arthur B Culvahouse Jr, new US diplomat to Australia  ABC News

The new US ambassador to Australia wastes no time in stepping up his attacks on China, accusing Beijing of payday loan diplomacy in the Pacific.

The Myth vs. the Truth About Regulating Payday Lenders - GoverningThe Myth vs. the Truth About Regulating Payday Lenders  Governing

In 2010, Montana voters overwhelmingly approved a 36 percent rate cap on payday loans. The industry -- the folks who run the storefronts where borrowers are ...

Payday Loan Definition - InvestopediaPayday Loan Definition  Investopedia

A payday loan is a type of short-term borrowing where a lender will extend high interest credit based on a borrower's income and credit profile.

Need cash fast? Ask 4 questions before rushing to a lender to borrow money - USA TODAYNeed cash fast? Ask 4 questions before rushing to a lender to borrow money  USA TODAY

When you need money in a crisis — to pay for car repairs, an overdue bill, or a trip to the emergency room — you may not take time to think about your financial ...

5 tips to get approved for a personal loan for debt consolidation - USA TODAY5 tips to get approved for a personal loan for debt consolidation  USA TODAY

If you've decided to pursue a personal loan, you should try to increase your chances of approval. Here are five tips to get approved for a personal loan for debt ...

9 Places to Get a Loan When You Need to Borrow Money - Student Loan Hero9 Places to Get a Loan When You Need to Borrow Money  Student Loan Hero

Need money for a car, a college class, a mortgage, or just to get you through to your next paycheck? You're not alone. Currently, 44 million Americans have ...

U.S. Breaks Up Vast I.R.S. Phone Scam - The New York TimesU.S. Breaks Up Vast I.R.S. Phone Scam  The New York Times

The Justice Department said sentences of up to 20 years in prison should discourage future fraud. Callers posed as tax or immigration officials.

Payday lender or loan shark: Is there really a difference? - cleveland.comPayday lender or loan shark: Is there really a difference?  cleveland.com

Experts say there is a line between the loan sharks of the past and the modern short-term, small loan industry.

Operation Choke Point: What Could It Mean For Financing Your CBD Business? - ForbesOperation Choke Point: What Could It Mean For Financing Your CBD Business?  Forbes

Financing and accessing banking for CBD and marijuana-based businesses may have been made more difficult by Operation Choke Point, but there are still ...

F45 is the most popular workout you've never heard of - Vox.comF45 is the most popular workout you've never heard of  Vox.com

This fast-growing HIIT franchise is poised to have more studios than Pure Barre and SoulCycle combined.

5 Best Personal Loans for Veterans and Active-Duty Military - Student Loan Hero5 Best Personal Loans for Veterans and Active-Duty Military  Student Loan Hero

The best military lenders provide unique benefits and low costs on personal loans for veterans and *service* members. Check out our top picks for military ...

Trapped in Payday Loan Debt? How to Escape - Credit.com NewsTrapped in Payday Loan Debt? How to Escape  Credit.com News

Is it possible to get ahead of the payday loans and get your credit back in good standing?

Do payday loans exploit poor people? Research review - Journalist's ResourceDo payday loans exploit poor people? Research review  Journalist's Resource

Half of Americans have almost no savings, according to a May 2016 survey by the Federal Reserve. For such people, car trouble or a toothache can trigger ...

7 Alternatives to Costly Payday Loans | US - U.S News & World Report Money7 Alternatives to Costly Payday Loans | US  U.S News & World Report Money

The average American payday loan customer spends five months of the year in debt and pays $520 in interest and fees. You can do better.

Payday lender Scott Tucker of Leawood convicted of illegal payday loans, racketeering - Kansas City StarPayday lender Scott Tucker of Leawood convicted of illegal payday loans, racketeering  Kansas City Star

Scott Tucker, a Leawood businessman, was convicted Friday of 14 criminal charges against him in connection to a $2 billion payday lending enterprise that ...

Loans for Military Families: Your Complete Guide - Student Loan HeroLoans for Military Families: Your Complete Guide  Student Loan Hero

Serving our country with the U.S. Armed Forces requires many sacrifices. It can be tough on *service* members, veterans, their families — and their household ...

Indiana bill watch: Gun language added to unrelated bills and payday loan bill dies - Indianapolis StarIndiana bill watch: Gun language added to unrelated bills and payday loan bill dies  Indianapolis Star

Lawmakers are nearing the end of the legislative session, and already bills are making their way to Gov. Eric Holcomb. Both chambers will face more deadlines ...

Can Payday Apps Help Your Small Business? - Business News DailyCan Payday Apps Help Your Small Business?  Business News Daily

Small businesses often think of themselves as a family, but when employees get into a financial jam, they're often on their own. One way for companies to ...

Modoc Tribe settles with Feds over payday probe - Herald and NewsModoc Tribe settles with Feds over payday probe  Herald and News

Editor's Note: The Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma last year bought 800 acres north of Lava Beds National Monument, has purchased other property in the Newell ...

The Postal Banking Solution - Jacobin magazineThe Postal Banking Solution  Jacobin magazine

The post office can offer financial services that private banks won't. In fact, it's done it before. Post office at Alamo, May 1972. Charles O'Rear / US National ...

How to overcome ‘fear of the fee’ with alternatives to traditional banks - Bankrate.comHow to overcome ‘fear of the fee’ with alternatives to traditional banks  Bankrate.com

Most consumers keep their cash in a traditional banking product, like a checking or a savings account. But what most people don't realize is keeping money in a ...

Post offices that are also banks? Genius idea. But don't hold your breath - Los Angeles TimesPost offices that are also banks? Genius idea. But don't hold your breath  Los Angeles Times

Sen. Kirsten Gillbrand has introduced legislation to create a Postal Bank, empowering the nation's vast network of post offices to offer checking and savings ...

Best Payday and Title Loan Companies - ConsumerAffairsBest Payday and Title Loan Companies  ConsumerAffairs

Payday and title loans give borrowers quick access to cash. With a title loan, lenders place a lien on a car owner's car title in exchange for a loan. Payday loans ...

I Applied For An Online Payday Loan. Here's What Happened Next - NPRI Applied For An Online Payday Loan. Here's What Happened Next  NPR

Payday lenders made about $49 billion in high-interest loans last year. More than a third of those loans were made online. I wondered what happens when you ...

Orange County limits pawn shops and payday loan centers in Pine Hills - Orlando SentinelOrange County limits pawn shops and payday loan centers in Pine Hills  Orlando Sentinel

Reacting to pleas from community leaders, Orange County commissioners approved new rules for parts of Pine Hills — including its proposed town center ...

Here's How to Get a Loan With No Credit History - Student Loan HeroHere's How to Get a Loan With No Credit History  Student Loan Hero

Being “credit invisible” — a term that describes borrowers who don't enough financial history to produce a credit score — is a problem that affects 11% of ...

7 ways to spot personal loan scams - Bankrate.com7 ways to spot personal loan scams  Bankrate.com

A personal loan may be the answer to your financial woes. But watch for these seven signs to avoid getting scammed.

A Week In Austin, TX, On A $32,500 Salary - Yahoo LifestyleA Week In Austin, TX, On A $32,500 Salary  Yahoo Lifestyle

Like I mentioned before, I've been taking roller derby classes, and my dream is to one day skate for an actual team like the ones we're seeing tonight. My friends ...

Wilmington lawyer sentenced to eight years in prison for massive payday loans scheme - The News JournalWilmington lawyer sentenced to eight years in prison for massive payday loans scheme  The News Journal

A prominent Wilmington lawyer has been sentenced to eight years in prison for his part in a massive payday loan scheme that charged customers more than 780 ...

Payday Lending: Will Anything Better Replace It? - The AtlanticPayday Lending: Will Anything Better Replace It?  The Atlantic

The practice is slowly being regulated out of existence. But it's unclear where low-income Americans will find short-term loans instead.

Where to Get Small Personal Loans of $3000 or Less - Student Loan HeroWhere to Get Small Personal Loans of $3000 or Less  Student Loan Hero

Small personal loans are often the domain of predatory lenders. But you can find reputable, affordable small loans if you know where to look. Here's how.

Community Foundation partners with credit union to offer zero-interest loans for fed employees - Springfield News-LeaderCommunity Foundation partners with credit union to offer zero-interest loans for fed employees  Springfield News-Leader

Community Foundation of the Ozarks partnering with Multipli Credit Union to offer 0% interest loans for federal employees affected by shutdown.

Offering a white-labeled lending service in emerging markets, Mines raises $13 million - TechCrunchOffering a white-labeled lending service in emerging markets, Mines raises $13 million  TechCrunch

Emerging markets credit startup Mines.io has closed a $13 million Series A round led by The Rise Fund, the global impact fund formed by private equity giant ...

Why are payday loan ads still showing on Google after the ban? - Search Engine LandWhy are payday loan ads still showing on Google after the ban?  Search Engine Land

To consumer advocates, payday loans have become synonymous with predatory lending. The small short-term loans often come with astronomical interest rates ...

Military families say this is their top concern - CNBCMilitary families say this is their top concern  CNBC

To keep money matters in check, active duty military and their spouses or partners need to be particularly careful when it comes to budgeting, saving and ...

As More Millennials Rent, More Startups Want to Lend to Them - Mansion GlobalAs More Millennials Rent, More Startups Want to Lend to Them  Mansion Global

Jennifer Burnes says the paychecks from her work as a model and designer in Hollywood arrive sporadically, posing a challenge to paying monthly rent.

Consumer Protection Bureau Cripples New Rules for Payday Loans - The New York TimesConsumer Protection Bureau Cripples New Rules for Payday Loans  The New York Times

Payday lenders won a major victory on Wednesday after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau moved to gut tougher restrictions that were to take effect ...

California opposes efforts by Trump administration to delay protections from payday lenders - CNBCCalifornia opposes efforts by Trump administration to delay protections from payday lenders  CNBC

California's attorney general joined a coalition of two dozen other state attorneys general on Tuesday in opposing the Trump administration's efforts to delay a ...

The best and worst ways to borrow money during the federal shutdown - CNBCThe best and worst ways to borrow money during the federal shutdown  CNBC

When you are short on cash, not all types of borrowing are created equal. Here are some of the best and worst loans out there.

Payday Loans Are No Worse Than Avocado Toast - ForbesPayday Loans Are No Worse Than Avocado Toast  Forbes

The CFPB is proposing es to rescind key provisions of its 2017 payday lending rule. Good. The old rule threatens to starve millions of hard working Americans ...

Earnin App 2019 Review - Is it a Better Alternative to Payday Loans? - The Dough RollerEarnin App 2019 Review - Is it a Better Alternative to Payday Loans?  The Dough Roller

Move over payday loans, a new app is giving borrowers a far more affordable option. While the Earnin app limits borrowing to small amounts, this is a good ...

Marketplace Lending News Roundup – May 4, 2019 - Lend AcademyMarketplace Lending News Roundup – May 4, 2019  Lend Academy

During the week I share the latest marketplace lending and fintech news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items ...

Targeting payday lenders, Branch adds pay-on-demand features for hourly workers - TechCrunchTargeting payday lenders, Branch adds pay-on-demand features for hourly workers  TechCrunch

Branch, the scheduling and pay management app for hourly workers, has added a new pay-on-demand *service* called Pay, which is now available to anyone ...

Here's why 1 in 3 college-age Americans consider payday loans with interest rates of 400% - CNBCHere's why 1 in 3 college-age Americans consider payday loans with interest rates of 400%  CNBC

With just six weeks to go before he needed to turn over $600 in rent for his new apartment, Austin Wilson was starting to panic. He simply didn't have the money.

US Bank Simple Loan: 2019 Review - NerdWalletUS Bank Simple Loan: 2019 Review  NerdWallet

The U.S. Bank Simple Loan is a short-term, payday-style loan designed for consumers with unexpected expenses. Find out rates and compare with alternatives.

Effort to legalize 'loan shark' rates could bring a new breed of lender to Indiana - Indianapolis StarEffort to legalize 'loan shark' rates could bring a new breed of lender to Indiana  Indianapolis Star

Update: The Indiana Senate narrowly approved a measure Tuesday that would allow payday and subprime lenders to charge interest rates on small loans at ...

Churches use political pressure, small-dollar loans to fight predatory payday lending - Religion News ServiceChurches use political pressure, small-dollar loans to fight predatory payday lending  Religion News Service

(RNS) — Anyra Cano Valencia was having dinner with her husband, Carlos, and their family when an urgent knock came at their door. The Valencias, pastors at ...

Will A New Law Finally Solve Ohios Payday Lending Puzzle? - Columbus CEOWill A New Law Finally Solve Ohios Payday Lending Puzzle?  Columbus CEO

New regulation promises to make a dangerous option viable for those in need of credit.

State Laws Put Installment Loan Borrowers at Risk - The Pew Charitable TrustsState Laws Put Installment Loan Borrowers at Risk  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Approximately 14000 individually licensed stores in 44 states offer installment loans, and the largest lender has a wider geographic presence than any bank and ...

Alternatives expected to sprout up now that Colorado payday lenders are capped - The Denver PostAlternatives expected to sprout up now that Colorado payday lenders are capped  The Denver Post

Colorado voters, by the widest positive margin of any state ballot measure this year, agreed to cap the interest rate on payday loans at 36 percent a year, a rate ...

Capital Good Fund Small Loans: 2019 Review - NerdWalletCapital Good Fund Small Loans: 2019 Review  NerdWallet

Capital Good Fund provides small loans for borrowers with bad credit and is an alternative to payday loans. Its loans offer lower rates than most options.

Feds to return $505 million to consumers duped by Scott Tucker’s payday loan scheme - Kansas City StarFeds to return $505 million to consumers duped by Scott Tucker’s payday loan scheme  Kansas City Star

The Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are refunding $505 million to consumers duped by KC payday loan mogul Scott Tucker's illegal ...

Bill would give Alabama payday loan borrowers more time to pay - AL.comBill would give Alabama payday loan borrowers more time to pay  AL.com

Advocates for payday loan reforms say some borrowers get stuck in a spiral of debt because they have to roll over loans they can't repay and incur more fees.

Need to escape payday loan debt? Here’s how. - USA TODAYNeed to escape payday loan debt? Here’s how.  USA TODAY

Nobody likes being in debt, but it's even worse when it seems like there's no way out. You don't have to be stuck in the payday loan debt cycle forever.

US Bank takes on payday lenders - MPR NewsUS Bank takes on payday lenders  MPR News

U.S. Bank is launching a new short-term loan product with double-digit annual percentage rates, saying a large portion of Americans need short-term cash ...

There Are More Payday Lenders in U.S. Than McDonald's - NBCNews.comThere Are More Payday Lenders in U.S. Than McDonald's  NBCNews.com

There are more payday lenders in the U.S. than McDonald's or Starbucks, reflecting economic conditions in which fast money is even more important than fast ...

New Ohio payday lending law could slam short-term lenders - Cincinnati Business CourierNew Ohio payday lending law could slam short-term lenders  Cincinnati Business Courier

A new law is going to make it cheaper to borrow money from payday lenders in Ohio, but the industry says it could cause many of the short-term loan shops to ...

CFPB, Payday Lenders Settle - pymnts.comCFPB, Payday Lenders Settle  pymnts.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the government watchdog agency, settled with a handful of payday lenders over alleged violations of the Consumer ...

Lawmakers drum up support for payday loan reform bill in Mountain Brook - AL.comLawmakers drum up support for payday loan reform bill in Mountain Brook  AL.com

The bill by state Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville, would extend the loans' due dates and slash APRs.

Dream Job Alert: Days Inn by Wyndham Seeks Suntern for Overseas Adventure - Yahoo FinanceDream Job Alert: Days Inn by Wyndham Seeks Suntern for Overseas Adventure  Yahoo Finance

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- It's sun's out, shades on and passport-in-hand for one thrill-seeker ready to seize the days with iconic hotel ...

The Case for a State-Owned Bank - Jacobin magazineThe Case for a State-Owned Bank  Jacobin magazine

Regulating finance won't cut it. To combat predatory lending, we need a fully public, state-owned bank. Money Mart payday loans and check cashing store in ...

Indiana lawmakers are done for 2019. Here's are major bills that did and didn't make it. - Indianapolis StarIndiana lawmakers are done for 2019. Here's are major bills that did and didn't make it.  Indianapolis Star

More than 1000 bills are filed every year, only a fraction receive a hearing and fewer still get signed into law. Here's where notable bills stood at the end of this ...

California's DBO: New Leader, New Enforcement, New Bureau? - LexologyCalifornia's DBO: New Leader, New Enforcement, New Bureau?  Lexology

The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) will likely have a new commissioner in the coming months, with Affirm General Counsel and Chief…

Businesses offer furlough freebies, shutdown specials and assistance to federal workers - USA TODAYBusinesses offer furlough freebies, shutdown specials and assistance to federal workers  USA TODAY

Wireless providers including AT&T, Verizon and Sprint are willing to work with furloughed federal government workers on payment programs.

Letters and feedback: May 8, 2019 - Florida TodayLetters and feedback: May 8, 2019  Florida Today

Cancer and ZIP codes. How can the obvious be overlooked by those conducting the study regarding the Brevard cancer investigation? The Florida Department ...

ALEC Payday Loan Company Gets Reprieve Under Trump Administration - PR WatchALEC Payday Loan Company Gets Reprieve Under Trump Administration  PR Watch

Corporate members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) are benefiting from the deregulation frenzy of the Trump Administration. ALEC of ...

Advance America Loans Review: Get Cash Fast But Beware High Fees - Student Loan HeroAdvance America Loans Review: Get Cash Fast But Beware High Fees  Student Loan Hero

Advance America's payday and installment loans have incredibly high fees. Read our review of Advance America loans here.

A look at payday loan options in Las Vegas - KTNV Las VegasA look at payday loan options in Las Vegas  KTNV Las Vegas

You're strapped for cash and need a payday loan. What are some of the better-rated options in the Las Vegas valley?

LendUp Payday Loan Alternative: 2019 Review - NerdWalletLendUp Payday Loan Alternative: 2019 Review  NerdWallet

LendUp calls itself an alternative to payday loans, but rates on its loans are still expensive. Read our review and compare other options first before taking a ...

Payday Loans Can Trap Borrowers In A Cycle Of Debt, But Should They Be Wiped Out? - Colorado Public RadioPayday Loans Can Trap Borrowers In A Cycle Of Debt, But Should They Be Wiped Out?  Colorado Public Radio

Payday loans are in the cross hairs on this year's ballot. Proposition 111 would limit interest rates to 36 percent on loans that are often advertised as quick-fixes ...

What Happens When You Can't Repay a Payday Loan? - Student Loan HeroWhat Happens When You Can't Repay a Payday Loan?  Student Loan Hero

You got laid off but still need to make rent. You're short on your car payment and need a little extra help. Your electricity was shut off and you need to find a way ...

Attacks on Payday Lending: Ballot Initiatives, Legislation, and Attorney General Enforcement - LexologyAttacks on Payday Lending: Ballot Initiatives, Legislation, and Attorney General Enforcement  Lexology

On October 26, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued a public statement announcing that it intends to issue proposed rules in…

New U.S. rule on payday loans to hurt industry, boost banks: agency - ReutersNew U.S. rule on payday loans to hurt industry, boost banks: agency  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Revenues for the $6 billion payday loan industry will shrivel under a new U.S. rule restricting lenders' ability to profit from high-interest ...

How to Avoid Personal Loan Scams by Spotting These 7 Red Flags - Student Loan HeroHow to Avoid Personal Loan Scams by Spotting These 7 Red Flags  Student Loan Hero

The best way to learn how to avoid personal loan scams is knowing how to spot them. If you see one of these red flags, run the other way.

CFPB, Payday Lender Cash Express Settle Lawsuit - PYMNTS.comCFPB, Payday Lender Cash Express Settle Lawsuit  PYMNTS.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced a settlement with payday lender Cash Express, which will pay approximately $32,000 in ...

Christmas cheer is not a policy solution - Brookings InstitutionChristmas cheer is not a policy solution  Brookings Institution

Way too many Americans are dependent on layaways, payment plans, credit card debt, payday loans and other stopgaps to survive in an unfair economy.

Oportun Loans: 2019 Review - NerdWalletOportun Loans: 2019 Review  NerdWallet

Oportun makes personal loans for borrowers with bad credit or no credit history and is an alternative to payday loans. Learn more about Oportun and compare it ...

Payday startups are increasing access to wages, but is “make any day payday” the right choice? - TechCrunchPayday startups are increasing access to wages, but is “make any day payday” the right choice?  TechCrunch

Kristen Berman Contributor Kristen Berman is a co-founder of Duke's Common Cents Lab with Professor Dan Ariely. Common Cents is generously supported by ...

Where Can I Cash a Check? | Banking Advice | US - U.S. News & World ReportWhere Can I Cash a Check? | Banking Advice | US  U.S. News & World Report

If you typically receive direct deposit payments and you get a paper check, you may be wondering how to best retrieve your money without paying a hefty fee.

How to Get a Small Business Expansion Loan - U.S News & World Report MoneyHow to Get a Small Business Expansion Loan  U.S News & World Report Money

You can apply for financing at commercial banks, credit unions and online lenders. And the Small Business Administration also insures small business ...

Ohio Enacts Restrictive Payday Lending Law | Ballard Spahr LLP - JD SupraOhio Enacts Restrictive Payday Lending Law | Ballard Spahr LLP  JD Supra

Ohio Governor John Kasich on Monday signed into law tough new restrictions on small-dollar lending. It will take at least 270 days until licensed lenders are ...

New version of payday loan bill could make Ohio a national model, reform advocates say - cleveland.comNew version of payday loan bill could make Ohio a national model, reform advocates say  cleveland.com

Members of the Ohio Senate Finance Committee are looking at a heavily amended, or substitute version House Bill 123. The payday lending bill would restrict ...

Earnin App 2019 Review: Get an Advance on Your Paycheck - NerdWalletEarnin App 2019 Review: Get an Advance on Your Paycheck  NerdWallet

Earnin, formerly Activehours, is a free paycheck advance app that draws small amounts from your paycheck before payday. Learn if the Earnin app is for you.

‘A way of monetizing poor people’: How private equity firms make money offering loans to cash-strapped Americans - The Washington Post‘A way of monetizing poor people’: How private equity firms make money offering loans to cash-strapped Americans  The Washington Post

As treasury secretary, Tim Geithner criticized predatory lenders. Now the private equity firm he leads runs a company that mails high-rate loans to risky ...

25% of US households are either unbanked or underbanked - CNBC25% of US households are either unbanked or underbanked  CNBC

Twenty-five percent of U.S. households are unbanked or underbanked, according to a 2017 survey by the FDIC. Those are people who either don't have a bank ...

'We’re coming after you': Inside the merchant cash advance industry - Yahoo Finance'We’re coming after you': Inside the merchant cash advance industry  Yahoo Finance

In the past decade since the financial crisis, the merchant cash advance business exploded.

Let them have payday loans: Commerce Secretary Ross wonders why unpaid workers can't afford food - RTLet them have payday loans: Commerce Secretary Ross wonders why unpaid workers can't afford food  RT

As the longest government shutdown on record drags on, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross pondered the seemingly obvious question of why unpaid federal ...

How Long Does It Take to Get Approved for a Personal Loan? - Student Loan HeroHow Long Does It Take to Get Approved for a Personal Loan?  Student Loan Hero

Looking for a personal loan can be time-consuming. But if you need a loan fast, time spent researching might not feel helpful — especially if you don't know how ...

Your local post office could become a bank if this bill passes - CNBCYour local post office could become a bank if this bill passes  CNBC

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is proposing legislation aimed at putting an end to current payday lending practices by giving some banking services a new ...

State of the World's Biggest Debt Slaves: Americans Wimp Out in 11th Place - WOLF STREETState of the World's Biggest Debt Slaves: Americans Wimp Out in 11th Place  WOLF STREET

Americans are infamous for their eagerness to spend money they don't have. A whole industry has grown up around making that happen, from payday lenders ...

Payday loans gone, but need for quick cash remains - The Capital JournalPayday loans gone, but need for quick cash remains  The Capital Journal

For 15 years, South Dakota residents who needed a small amount of money in a hurry could turn to storefront lenders who made so-called payday loans at ...

Why North American Merchants Are Adopting Alipay In-Store (And Online) - pymnts.comWhy North American Merchants Are Adopting Alipay In-Store (And Online)  pymnts.com

Retail payment news: Brick-and-mortar and eCommerce merchants in North America are adopting Alipay as a digital payment option for their consumers.

The top 10 reasons for personal loans - Bankrate.comThe top 10 reasons for personal loans  Bankrate.com

Getting married? Trip of a lifetime? These are the most coomon reasons people apply for a personal loan.

Fintech for Good: Five Innovators Changing The Banking World - The Financial BrandFintech for Good: Five Innovators Changing The Banking World  The Financial Brand

The CEO of a traditional bank spotlights five fintechs solving thorny consumer financial problems, urging others to get on board.

Payday lender Scott Tucker gets 16 years, 8 months in prison for $2 billion ripoff scheme - Kansas City StarPayday lender Scott Tucker gets 16 years, 8 months in prison for $2 billion ripoff scheme  Kansas City Star

Scott Tucker, Leawood payday loan businessman and professional race car driver, was taken into custody immediately after receiving a 16 year, 8 month prison ...

These Are the 1000 Most Iconic Large Private Companies in the U.S.: Warby Parker, Levi Strauss, In-N-Out Burger and More - Inc.These Are the 1000 Most Iconic Large Private Companies in the U.S.: Warby Parker, Levi Strauss, In-N-Out Burger and More  Inc.

In this inaugural list, Inc. and Grant Thornton have teamed up to create an exclusive roster of the 1000 largest, most vital American companies that are not public.

CashCall, Courts And California’s Increasingly Confusing Lending Market - PYMNTS.comCashCall, Courts And California’s Increasingly Confusing Lending Market  PYMNTS.com

CashCall stopped offering loans as a California court ruling found high interest rates on consumer loans can make them "unconscionable" and, therefore, illegal.

China's 'payday loans' attacked by Arthur B Culvahouse Jr, new US diplomat to Australia - ABC NewsChina's 'payday loans' attacked by Arthur B Culvahouse Jr, new US diplomat to Australia  ABC News

The new US ambassador to Australia wastes no time in stepping up his attacks on China, accusing Beijing of payday loan diplomacy in the Pacific.

The Myth vs. the Truth About Regulating Payday Lenders - GoverningThe Myth vs. the Truth About Regulating Payday Lenders  Governing

In 2010, Montana voters overwhelmingly approved a 36 percent rate cap on payday loans. The industry -- the folks who run the storefronts where borrowers are ...

Payday Loan Definition - InvestopediaPayday Loan Definition  Investopedia

A payday loan is a type of short-term borrowing where a lender will extend high interest credit based on a borrower's income and credit profile.

Need cash fast? Ask 4 questions before rushing to a lender to borrow money - USA TODAYNeed cash fast? Ask 4 questions before rushing to a lender to borrow money  USA TODAY

When you need money in a crisis — to pay for car repairs, an overdue bill, or a trip to the emergency room — you may not take time to think about your financial ...

5 tips to get approved for a personal loan for debt consolidation - USA TODAY5 tips to get approved for a personal loan for debt consolidation  USA TODAY

If you've decided to pursue a personal loan, you should try to increase your chances of approval. Here are five tips to get approved for a personal loan for debt ...

9 Places to Get a Loan When You Need to Borrow Money - Student Loan Hero9 Places to Get a Loan When You Need to Borrow Money  Student Loan Hero

Need money for a car, a college class, a mortgage, or just to get you through to your next paycheck? You're not alone. Currently, 44 million Americans have ...

U.S. Breaks Up Vast I.R.S. Phone Scam - The New York TimesU.S. Breaks Up Vast I.R.S. Phone Scam  The New York Times

The Justice Department said sentences of up to 20 years in prison should discourage future fraud. Callers posed as tax or immigration officials.

Payday lender or loan shark: Is there really a difference? - cleveland.comPayday lender or loan shark: Is there really a difference?  cleveland.com

Experts say there is a line between the loan sharks of the past and the modern short-term, small loan industry.

Operation Choke Point: What Could It Mean For Financing Your CBD Business? - ForbesOperation Choke Point: What Could It Mean For Financing Your CBD Business?  Forbes

Financing and accessing banking for CBD and marijuana-based businesses may have been made more difficult by Operation Choke Point, but there are still ...

F45 is the most popular workout you've never heard of - Vox.comF45 is the most popular workout you've never heard of  Vox.com

This fast-growing HIIT franchise is poised to have more studios than Pure Barre and SoulCycle combined.

5 Best Personal Loans for Veterans and Active-Duty Military - Student Loan Hero5 Best Personal Loans for Veterans and Active-Duty Military  Student Loan Hero

The best military lenders provide unique benefits and low costs on personal loans for veterans and *service* members. Check out our top picks for military ...

Trapped in Payday Loan Debt? How to Escape - Credit.com NewsTrapped in Payday Loan Debt? How to Escape  Credit.com News

Is it possible to get ahead of the payday loans and get your credit back in good standing?

Do payday loans exploit poor people? Research review - Journalist's ResourceDo payday loans exploit poor people? Research review  Journalist's Resource

Half of Americans have almost no savings, according to a May 2016 survey by the Federal Reserve. For such people, car trouble or a toothache can trigger ...

7 Alternatives to Costly Payday Loans | US - U.S News & World Report Money7 Alternatives to Costly Payday Loans | US  U.S News & World Report Money

The average American payday loan customer spends five months of the year in debt and pays $520 in interest and fees. You can do better.

Payday lender Scott Tucker of Leawood convicted of illegal payday loans, racketeering - Kansas City StarPayday lender Scott Tucker of Leawood convicted of illegal payday loans, racketeering  Kansas City Star

Scott Tucker, a Leawood businessman, was convicted Friday of 14 criminal charges against him in connection to a $2 billion payday lending enterprise that ...

Loans for Military Families: Your Complete Guide - Student Loan HeroLoans for Military Families: Your Complete Guide  Student Loan Hero

Serving our country with the U.S. Armed Forces requires many sacrifices. It can be tough on *service* members, veterans, their families — and their household ...

Indiana bill watch: Gun language added to unrelated bills and payday loan bill dies - Indianapolis StarIndiana bill watch: Gun language added to unrelated bills and payday loan bill dies  Indianapolis Star

Lawmakers are nearing the end of the legislative session, and already bills are making their way to Gov. Eric Holcomb. Both chambers will face more deadlines ...

Can Payday Apps Help Your Small Business? - Business News DailyCan Payday Apps Help Your Small Business?  Business News Daily

Small businesses often think of themselves as a family, but when employees get into a financial jam, they're often on their own. One way for companies to ...

Modoc Tribe settles with Feds over payday probe - Herald and NewsModoc Tribe settles with Feds over payday probe  Herald and News

Editor's Note: The Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma last year bought 800 acres north of Lava Beds National Monument, has purchased other property in the Newell ...

The Postal Banking Solution - Jacobin magazineThe Postal Banking Solution  Jacobin magazine

The post office can offer financial services that private banks won't. In fact, it's done it before. Post office at Alamo, May 1972. Charles O'Rear / US National ...

How to overcome ‘fear of the fee’ with alternatives to traditional banks - Bankrate.comHow to overcome ‘fear of the fee’ with alternatives to traditional banks  Bankrate.com

Most consumers keep their cash in a traditional banking product, like a checking or a savings account. But what most people don't realize is keeping money in a ...

Post offices that are also banks? Genius idea. But don't hold your breath - Los Angeles TimesPost offices that are also banks? Genius idea. But don't hold your breath  Los Angeles Times

Sen. Kirsten Gillbrand has introduced legislation to create a Postal Bank, empowering the nation's vast network of post offices to offer checking and savings ...

Best Payday and Title Loan Companies - ConsumerAffairsBest Payday and Title Loan Companies  ConsumerAffairs

Payday and title loans give borrowers quick access to cash. With a title loan, lenders place a lien on a car owner's car title in exchange for a loan. Payday loans ...

I Applied For An Online Payday Loan. Here's What Happened Next - NPRI Applied For An Online Payday Loan. Here's What Happened Next  NPR

Payday lenders made about $49 billion in high-interest loans last year. More than a third of those loans were made online. I wondered what happens when you ...

Orange County limits pawn shops and payday loan centers in Pine Hills - Orlando SentinelOrange County limits pawn shops and payday loan centers in Pine Hills  Orlando Sentinel

Reacting to pleas from community leaders, Orange County commissioners approved new rules for parts of Pine Hills — including its proposed town center ...

Here's How to Get a Loan With No Credit History - Student Loan HeroHere's How to Get a Loan With No Credit History  Student Loan Hero

Being “credit invisible” — a term that describes borrowers who don't enough financial history to produce a credit score — is a problem that affects 11% of ...

7 ways to spot personal loan scams - Bankrate.com7 ways to spot personal loan scams  Bankrate.com

A personal loan may be the answer to your financial woes. But watch for these seven signs to avoid getting scammed.

A Week In Austin, TX, On A $32,500 Salary - Yahoo LifestyleA Week In Austin, TX, On A $32,500 Salary  Yahoo Lifestyle

Like I mentioned before, I've been taking roller derby classes, and my dream is to one day skate for an actual team like the ones we're seeing tonight. My friends ...

Wilmington lawyer sentenced to eight years in prison for massive payday loans scheme - The News JournalWilmington lawyer sentenced to eight years in prison for massive payday loans scheme  The News Journal

A prominent Wilmington lawyer has been sentenced to eight years in prison for his part in a massive payday loan scheme that charged customers more than 780 ...

Payday Lending: Will Anything Better Replace It? - The AtlanticPayday Lending: Will Anything Better Replace It?  The Atlantic

The practice is slowly being regulated out of existence. But it's unclear where low-income Americans will find short-term loans instead.

Where to Get Small Personal Loans of $3000 or Less - Student Loan HeroWhere to Get Small Personal Loans of $3000 or Less  Student Loan Hero

Small personal loans are often the domain of predatory lenders. But you can find reputable, affordable small loans if you know where to look. Here's how.

Community Foundation partners with credit union to offer zero-interest loans for fed employees - Springfield News-LeaderCommunity Foundation partners with credit union to offer zero-interest loans for fed employees  Springfield News-Leader

Community Foundation of the Ozarks partnering with Multipli Credit Union to offer 0% interest loans for federal employees affected by shutdown.

Offering a white-labeled lending service in emerging markets, Mines raises $13 million - TechCrunchOffering a white-labeled lending service in emerging markets, Mines raises $13 million  TechCrunch

Emerging markets credit startup Mines.io has closed a $13 million Series A round led by The Rise Fund, the global impact fund formed by private equity giant ...

Why are payday loan ads still showing on Google after the ban? - Search Engine LandWhy are payday loan ads still showing on Google after the ban?  Search Engine Land

To consumer advocates, payday loans have become synonymous with predatory lending. The small short-term loans often come with astronomical interest rates ...