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Ohio's new payday loan law starts Saturday. What's changing and what it means for you - Cincinnati.comOhio's new payday loan law starts Saturday. What's changing and what it means for you  Cincinnati.com

Ohio payday loan lenders had some of the highest interest rates in the country. That changes this week, and some payday lenders say this may doom them.

Title Loans: What You Need to Know - Yahoo FinanceTitle Loans: What You Need to Know  Yahoo Finance

Car title loans are designed for people who need cash fast, whether to cover an emergency expense, pay essential bills or manage debt. Some lenders don't run ...

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 ...

How Payday Lenders Spent $1 Million at a Trump Resort — and Cashed In - ProPublicaHow Payday Lenders Spent $1 Million at a Trump Resort — and Cashed In  ProPublica

At the Trump Doral outside Miami, payday lenders celebrated the potential death of a rule intended to protect their customers. They couldn't have done it without ...

How to Budget Your Money? | Usefull Tools for Financial Freedom - INQUIRER.netHow to Budget Your Money? | Usefull Tools for Financial Freedom  INQUIRER.net

Regardless of what you are going through, having enough control over your finances can help you govern where exactly your money is going as you pave your ...

Payday loan alternative may be a better deal, but has its own risks - Bankrate.comPayday loan alternative may be a better deal, but has its own risks  Bankrate.com

Payday loans target consumers with no credit or low credit scores. These high-interest loans promise fast cash until the next paycheck comes in, but oftentimes ...

PayPal Lowers Installment Credit Threshold To $30 – $99 Purchases - pymnts.comPayPal Lowers Installment Credit Threshold To $30 – $99 Purchases  pymnts.com

PayPal Credit announced this morning that its partner merchants can now offer customers up to three months of zero-interest financing for orders of $30 or more.

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.

Capital Good Fund: Payday Loan Alternative Review 2019 - NerdWalletCapital Good Fund: Payday Loan Alternative Review 2019  NerdWallet

Capital Good Fund is a payday loan alternative that provides installment loans for borrowers with bad credit. Its loans offer lower rates than most options.

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 ...

A payday lender in disguise? New York investigates the Earnin app - American BankerA payday lender in disguise? New York investigates the Earnin app  American Banker

The Earnin app appears designed to look like other early wage access programs, but critics say it's actually a payday lender and New York regulators have ...

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.

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.

Predatory lenders prey on military members. Here's how to avoid being victimized - CNBCPredatory lenders prey on military members. Here's how to avoid being victimized  CNBC

After serving overseas, military *service* members return home to face a new economic reality that often includes, unfortunately, lenders looking to take advantage ...

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.

Report: High-interest lenders have circumvented Arizona's ban by moving to auto-title loans - AZCentralReport: High-interest lenders have circumvented Arizona's ban by moving to auto-title loans  AZCentral

High-interest lenders have circumvented an Arizona ban on payday loans by migrating to auto-title loans, including those where borrowers don't own their ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rising Rents for Millennials Give Rise to a New Breed of Lender - The Wall Street JournalRising Rents for Millennials Give Rise to a New Breed of Lender  The Wall Street Journal

Startups are stepping into a market long associated with payday lenders. One pitfall is that such loans might encourage some young renters to live beyond their ...

New payday loan rules: What you need to know - CNNNew payday loan rules: What you need to know  CNN

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued new rules on payday loans this week. Consumer advocates say the rules will help low-income people and ...

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 ...

CFPB Puts Out 2018 Home Mortgage Data With No Racial or Ethnic Info Lawless Whitewash - Inner City PressCFPB Puts Out 2018 Home Mortgage Data With No Racial or Ethnic Info Lawless Whitewash  Inner City Press

InnerCityPress.com is engaged these days in investigative journalism from the United Nations, including the World Bank, the IMF, the UN Development Program ...

What is Postal Banking? Progressive Bank System Could Benefit Communities of Color - NewsweekWhat is Postal Banking? Progressive Bank System Could Benefit Communities of Color  Newsweek

In a Facebook live video earlier this month, Senator Bernie Sanders advocated for allowing the more than 31,000 post offices across the United States to offer ...

Payday Lending Faces Tough New Restrictions by Consumer Agency - The New York TimesPayday Lending Faces Tough New Restrictions by Consumer Agency  The New York Times

New rules announced Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could largely eliminate short-term, high-interest loans to working-class ...

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

Vestavia Hills resident Sherry Amos Prater details her experience with payday loans during a forum at Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook.

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.

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 ...

Earnin raises $125 million for payday advance platform without fees - VentureBeatEarnin raises $125 million for payday advance platform without fees  VentureBeat

Earnin, a startup that aims to help employees beat the “rigid paycheck” system and gain instant access to their earnings, has raised $125 million in a series C ...

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.

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 ...

Arizona man indicted on charges of defrauding investors in payday loan scam via Scottsdale companies - AZCentralArizona man indicted on charges of defrauding investors in payday loan scam via Scottsdale companies  AZCentral

David Allen Harbour has been indicted on charges of defrauding investors of $2.9 million through an alleged scam involving payday loans to small businesses.

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 ...

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.

Newark lead plan, casino dorm, Arpaio’s return: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAYNewark lead plan, casino dorm, Arpaio’s return: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

Paddleboarder lands in Hawaii after landmark trans-Pacific journey, memorial tree to 1919 massacre cut down in Arkansas, and more.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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?

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 ...

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…

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why - CNBCMillions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why  CNBC

A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a ...

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

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

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

Amid tightening restrictions, women cross state lines for abortions - The Detroit NewsAmid tightening restrictions, women cross state lines for abortions  The Detroit News

At least 276000 women terminated their pregnancies outside their home state between 2012 and 2017, according to an Associated Press analysis.

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…

Ballas replaces Keillor as owner of bookstore, renames 'Next Chapter' - Macalester College The Mac WeeklyBallas replaces Keillor as owner of bookstore, renames 'Next Chapter'  Macalester College The Mac Weekly

The bookstore formerly known as Common Good Books officially turned a new page on April 1 when new owner, Nick Ballas, took over management and began ...

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 ...

'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.

Online Loans: Shop and Apply Today - NerdWalletOnline Loans: Shop and Apply Today  NerdWallet

Online loans are a convenient option when you need a loan quickly. Be sure to compare different lenders to find the lowest rate, and avoid high-cost payday ...

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 ...

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.

1,000% loans? Millions of borrowers face crushing costs - CBS News1,000% loans? Millions of borrowers face crushing costs  CBS News

Across the U.S., payday lenders charge unwitting customers three-digit interest rates -- or higher -- and bury them in debt.

Walmart's advance payday app partnership shows growth - Employee Benefit NewsWalmart's advance payday app partnership shows growth  Employee Benefit News

NEW ORLEANS — More than 250,000 Walmart employees — just under 20% of its workforce — are using its advance payday partnership with financial app ...

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

Need quick cash? Use our guide to compare the best payday and title loan companies, research qualifications and read consumer reviews.

The US payday loans crisis: borrow $100 to make ends meet, owe 36 times that sum - The GuardianThe US payday loans crisis: borrow $100 to make ends meet, owe 36 times that sum  The Guardian

In Missouri, there are 958 more payday lenders than there are McDonald's restaurants as payday loans have become part of the economic landscape.

Payday loans not just a poor person's issue - UGA TodayPayday loans not just a poor person's issue  UGA Today

A team of researchers led by faculty at the University of Georgia found that payday loan borrowers often come from middle- and higher-income households, not ...

Payday loan operator gets 10 years in prison for scam - CBS NewsPayday loan operator gets 10 years in prison for scam  CBS News

A businessman who ran a $220 million predatory payday lending operation that cheated over a half million people nationwide while he lived lavishly was ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Nevada can, and should, outlaw this industry - Nevada CurrentNevada can, and should, outlaw this industry  Nevada Current

South Dakota is the most recent state to run off its payday loan industry. In 2016, 75 percent of South Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot initiative ...

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 ...

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.

Three Tampa men indicted for alleged IRS, payday loan scheme - Tampa Bay TimesThree Tampa men indicted for alleged IRS, payday loan scheme  Tampa Bay Times

Chalk up another potential scam call business originating in Florida: Three Tampa men have been indicted in an alleged scheme to defraud Americans by ...

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

Members of the military face hurdles every day — and financial challenges are among some of the biggest. Eric Wanner, a sergeant in the U.S. Army, and his ...

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 ...

Personal Loans Title Loans vs. Payday Loans: Which Are Better? - InvestopediaPersonal Loans Title Loans vs. Payday Loans: Which Are Better?  Investopedia

Asking if title loans or payday loans are better is tantamount to asking which illness is best to come down with. Both loan products feature usurious interest rates, ...

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.

Alabama Senate passes bill to reduce payday loan costs - AL.comAlabama Senate passes bill to reduce payday loan costs  AL.com

People who take out payday loans would have more time to pay them off under a bill that passed the Alabama Senate today, a change that would effectively ...

Tucker Payday Lending Organization Lawyer Conly Schulte Indicted For Collecting Unlawful Debts - Inner City PressTucker Payday Lending Organization Lawyer Conly Schulte Indicted For Collecting Unlawful Debts  Inner City Press

InnerCityPress.com is engaged these days in investigative journalism from the United Nations, including the World Bank, the IMF, the UN Development Program ...

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 some extra funds? Here are 9 places to get a loan when you need a little help, along with the pros and cons of each.

Ky. payday lenders face stiffened enforcement - The Courier-JournalKy. payday lenders face stiffened enforcement  The Courier-Journal

Finding herself short $200 on her rent after being laid off from her job at Presbyterian headquarters, Mary Love took out a payday loan. The following payday, her ...

From bank trips to getting paid: How Americans' financial behaviors have changed - AZCentralFrom bank trips to getting paid: How Americans' financial behaviors have changed  AZCentral

Many Americans have altered the way they invest, file tax returns, work jobs and even receive pay in recent years. See the major trends.

Lawmakers Around the U.S. Push Back Against Cashless Stores - CSNews OnlineLawmakers Around the U.S. Push Back Against Cashless Stores  CSNews Online

NATIONAL REPORT — Frictionless checkout is picking up steam in the convenience channel, with several retailers including Cruizers, Family Express, ...

Payday loan companies oppose change to 30-day loans - AL.comPayday loan companies oppose change to 30-day loans  AL.com

Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, takes questions from the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee during a public hearing about his bill to make payday loans ...

It's time to reform payday predatory lending in Alabama - AL.comIt's time to reform payday predatory lending in Alabama  AL.com

Payday Loans. Pins await protestors Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, before a rally in Montgomery, Ala. (Julie Bennett/jbennett@al.com). ( ). Neal R. Berte, President ...

Community shocked when its Frisch's Big Boy closes - Cincinnati.comCommunity shocked when its Frisch's Big Boy closes  Cincinnati.com

After more than half-a-century, a community loses its only Frisch's location.

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.

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 ...

Payday lenders are winning so big they're gonna get tired of winning - Des Moines RegisterPayday lenders are winning so big they're gonna get tired of winning  Des Moines Register

The average Iowa payday loan customer borrows 12 loans annually from a single lender. The average annual percentage rate is 273 percent.

When stores go cashless, is it discrimination? - NBCNews.comWhen stores go cashless, is it discrimination?  NBCNews.com

Earlier this month, Philadelphia City Council passed legislation to ban most cashless stores in the city. The mayor has 30 days to sign or veto it.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Crain Chicago's Fast 50, the area's fastest-growing companies - Crain's Chicago BusinessCrain Chicago's Fast 50, the area's fastest-growing companies  Crain's Chicago Business

To the swift go the spoils! Here's our annual ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the Chicago area, with a deep dive into the 10 fastest.

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 ...

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 ...

Burlington closing old NKY store, opening new location in Newport - Cincinnati.comBurlington closing old NKY store, opening new location in Newport  Cincinnati.com

Burlington, formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory, is opening a new store in the Newport Plaza.

This is what Americans do when they need money quickly - MarketWatchThis is what Americans do when they need money quickly  MarketWatch

Nearly half of U.S. adults don't have $400 saved for an emergency. How they respond can have big financial consequences.

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 ...

Ocasio-Cortez & Sanders Introduce Bill to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15% - The Real News NetworkOcasio-Cortez & Sanders Introduce Bill to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15%  The Real News Network

They call it Loan Shark Prevention, which would allow post offices to act as banks for poor working people, but credit companies claim it will hurt the poor.

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 ...

Microlender Grameen America expands into Houston - Houston Chronicle Microlender Grameen America expands into Houston  Houston Chronicle

Grameen America helps low-income women entrepreneurs start and expand small businesses.

Ohio's new payday loan law starts Saturday. What's changing and what it means for you - Cincinnati.comOhio's new payday loan law starts Saturday. What's changing and what it means for you  Cincinnati.com

Ohio payday loan lenders had some of the highest interest rates in the country. That changes this week, and some payday lenders say this may doom them.

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 ...

How Payday Lenders Spent $1 Million at a Trump Resort — and Cashed In - ProPublicaHow Payday Lenders Spent $1 Million at a Trump Resort — and Cashed In  ProPublica

At the Trump Doral outside Miami, payday lenders celebrated the potential death of a rule intended to protect their customers. They couldn't have done it without ...

How to Budget Your Money? | Usefull Tools for Financial Freedom - INQUIRER.netHow to Budget Your Money? | Usefull Tools for Financial Freedom  INQUIRER.net

Regardless of what you are going through, having enough control over your finances can help you govern where exactly your money is going as you pave your ...

Payday loan alternative may be a better deal, but has its own risks - Bankrate.comPayday loan alternative may be a better deal, but has its own risks  Bankrate.com

Payday loans target consumers with no credit or low credit scores. These high-interest loans promise fast cash until the next paycheck comes in, but oftentimes ...

PayPal Lowers Installment Credit Threshold To $30 – $99 Purchases - pymnts.comPayPal Lowers Installment Credit Threshold To $30 – $99 Purchases  pymnts.com

PayPal Credit announced this morning that its partner merchants can now offer customers up to three months of zero-interest financing for orders of $30 or more.

Capital Good Fund: Payday Loan Alternative Review 2019 - NerdWalletCapital Good Fund: Payday Loan Alternative Review 2019  NerdWallet

Capital Good Fund is a payday loan alternative that provides installment loans for borrowers with bad credit. Its loans offer lower rates than most options.

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.

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 ...

A payday lender in disguise? New York investigates the Earnin app - American BankerA payday lender in disguise? New York investigates the Earnin app  American Banker

The Earnin app appears designed to look like other early wage access programs, but critics say it's actually a payday lender and New York regulators have ...

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.

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.

Predatory lenders prey on military members. Here's how to avoid being victimized - CNBCPredatory lenders prey on military members. Here's how to avoid being victimized  CNBC

After serving overseas, military *service* members return home to face a new economic reality that often includes, unfortunately, lenders looking to take advantage ...

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.

Report: High-interest lenders have circumvented Arizona's ban by moving to auto-title loans - AZCentralReport: High-interest lenders have circumvented Arizona's ban by moving to auto-title loans  AZCentral

High-interest lenders have circumvented an Arizona ban on payday loans by migrating to auto-title loans, including those where borrowers don't own their ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rising Rents for Millennials Give Rise to a New Breed of Lender - The Wall Street JournalRising Rents for Millennials Give Rise to a New Breed of Lender  The Wall Street Journal

Startups are stepping into a market long associated with payday lenders. One pitfall is that such loans might encourage some young renters to live beyond their ...

New payday loan rules: What you need to know - CNNNew payday loan rules: What you need to know  CNN

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued new rules on payday loans this week. Consumer advocates say the rules will help low-income people and ...

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 ...

CFPB Puts Out 2018 Home Mortgage Data With No Racial or Ethnic Info Lawless Whitewash - Inner City PressCFPB Puts Out 2018 Home Mortgage Data With No Racial or Ethnic Info Lawless Whitewash  Inner City Press

InnerCityPress.com is engaged these days in investigative journalism from the United Nations, including the World Bank, the IMF, the UN Development Program ...

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 ...

What is Postal Banking? Progressive Bank System Could Benefit Communities of Color - NewsweekWhat is Postal Banking? Progressive Bank System Could Benefit Communities of Color  Newsweek

In a Facebook live video earlier this month, Senator Bernie Sanders advocated for allowing the more than 31,000 post offices across the United States to offer ...

Payday Lending Faces Tough New Restrictions by Consumer Agency - The New York TimesPayday Lending Faces Tough New Restrictions by Consumer Agency  The New York Times

New rules announced Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could largely eliminate short-term, high-interest loans to working-class ...

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

Vestavia Hills resident Sherry Amos Prater details her experience with payday loans during a forum at Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook.

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.

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.

Earnin raises $125 million for payday advance platform without fees - VentureBeatEarnin raises $125 million for payday advance platform without fees  VentureBeat

Earnin, a startup that aims to help employees beat the “rigid paycheck” system and gain instant access to their earnings, has raised $125 million in a series C ...

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 ...

Arizona man indicted on charges of defrauding investors in payday loan scam via Scottsdale companies - AZCentralArizona man indicted on charges of defrauding investors in payday loan scam via Scottsdale companies  AZCentral

David Allen Harbour has been indicted on charges of defrauding investors of $2.9 million through an alleged scam involving payday loans to small businesses.

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 ...

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.

Newark lead plan, casino dorm, Arpaio’s return: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAYNewark lead plan, casino dorm, Arpaio’s return: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

Paddleboarder lands in Hawaii after landmark trans-Pacific journey, memorial tree to 1919 massacre cut down in Arkansas, and more.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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 ...

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…

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why - CNBCMillions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why  CNBC

A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a ...

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

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

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

Amid tightening restrictions, women cross state lines for abortions - The Detroit NewsAmid tightening restrictions, women cross state lines for abortions  The Detroit News

At least 276000 women terminated their pregnancies outside their home state between 2012 and 2017, according to an Associated Press analysis.

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…

Ballas replaces Keillor as owner of bookstore, renames 'Next Chapter' - Macalester College The Mac WeeklyBallas replaces Keillor as owner of bookstore, renames 'Next Chapter'  Macalester College The Mac Weekly

The bookstore formerly known as Common Good Books officially turned a new page on April 1 when new owner, Nick Ballas, took over management and began ...

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 ...

'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.

Online Loans: Shop and Apply Today - NerdWalletOnline Loans: Shop and Apply Today  NerdWallet

Online loans are a convenient option when you need a loan quickly. Be sure to compare different lenders to find the lowest rate, and avoid high-cost payday ...

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 ...

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.

1,000% loans? Millions of borrowers face crushing costs - CBS News1,000% loans? Millions of borrowers face crushing costs  CBS News

Across the U.S., payday lenders charge unwitting customers three-digit interest rates -- or higher -- and bury them in debt.

Walmart's advance payday app partnership shows growth - Employee Benefit NewsWalmart's advance payday app partnership shows growth  Employee Benefit News

NEW ORLEANS — More than 250,000 Walmart employees — just under 20% of its workforce — are using its advance payday partnership with financial app ...

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

Need quick cash? Use our guide to compare the best payday and title loan companies, research qualifications and read consumer reviews.

The US payday loans crisis: borrow $100 to make ends meet, owe 36 times that sum - The GuardianThe US payday loans crisis: borrow $100 to make ends meet, owe 36 times that sum  The Guardian

In Missouri, there are 958 more payday lenders than there are McDonald's restaurants as payday loans have become part of the economic landscape.

Payday loans not just a poor person's issue - UGA TodayPayday loans not just a poor person's issue  UGA Today

A team of researchers led by faculty at the University of Georgia found that payday loan borrowers often come from middle- and higher-income households, not ...

Payday loan operator gets 10 years in prison for scam - CBS NewsPayday loan operator gets 10 years in prison for scam  CBS News

A businessman who ran a $220 million predatory payday lending operation that cheated over a half million people nationwide while he lived lavishly was ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

Nevada can, and should, outlaw this industry - Nevada CurrentNevada can, and should, outlaw this industry  Nevada Current

South Dakota is the most recent state to run off its payday loan industry. In 2016, 75 percent of South Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot initiative ...

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 ...

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.

Three Tampa men indicted for alleged IRS, payday loan scheme - Tampa Bay TimesThree Tampa men indicted for alleged IRS, payday loan scheme  Tampa Bay Times

Chalk up another potential scam call business originating in Florida: Three Tampa men have been indicted in an alleged scheme to defraud Americans by ...

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

Members of the military face hurdles every day — and financial challenges are among some of the biggest. Eric Wanner, a sergeant in the U.S. Army, and his ...

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 ...

Personal Loans Title Loans vs. Payday Loans: Which Are Better? - InvestopediaPersonal Loans Title Loans vs. Payday Loans: Which Are Better?  Investopedia

Asking if title loans or payday loans are better is tantamount to asking which illness is best to come down with. Both loan products feature usurious interest rates, ...

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.

Alabama Senate passes bill to reduce payday loan costs - AL.comAlabama Senate passes bill to reduce payday loan costs  AL.com

People who take out payday loans would have more time to pay them off under a bill that passed the Alabama Senate today, a change that would effectively ...

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 some extra funds? Here are 9 places to get a loan when you need a little help, along with the pros and cons of each.

From bank trips to getting paid: How Americans' financial behaviors have changed - AZCentralFrom bank trips to getting paid: How Americans' financial behaviors have changed  AZCentral

Many Americans have altered the way they invest, file tax returns, work jobs and even receive pay in recent years. See the major trends.

Lawmakers Around the U.S. Push Back Against Cashless Stores - CSNews OnlineLawmakers Around the U.S. Push Back Against Cashless Stores  CSNews Online

NATIONAL REPORT — Frictionless checkout is picking up steam in the convenience channel, with several retailers including Cruizers, Family Express, ...

Payday loan companies oppose change to 30-day loans - AL.comPayday loan companies oppose change to 30-day loans  AL.com

Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, takes questions from the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee during a public hearing about his bill to make payday loans ...

It's time to reform payday predatory lending in Alabama - AL.comIt's time to reform payday predatory lending in Alabama  AL.com

Payday Loans. Pins await protestors Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, before a rally in Montgomery, Ala. (Julie Bennett/jbennett@al.com). ( ). Neal R. Berte, President ...

Tucker Payday Lending Organization Lawyer Conly Schulte Indicted For Collecting Unlawful Debts - Inner City PressTucker Payday Lending Organization Lawyer Conly Schulte Indicted For Collecting Unlawful Debts  Inner City Press

InnerCityPress.com is engaged these days in investigative journalism from the United Nations, including the World Bank, the IMF, the UN Development Program ...

Ky. payday lenders face stiffened enforcement - The Courier-JournalKy. payday lenders face stiffened enforcement  The Courier-Journal

Finding herself short $200 on her rent after being laid off from her job at Presbyterian headquarters, Mary Love took out a payday loan. The following payday, her ...

Community shocked when its Frisch's Big Boy closes - Cincinnati.comCommunity shocked when its Frisch's Big Boy closes  Cincinnati.com

After more than half-a-century, a community loses its only Frisch's location.

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.

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 ...

Payday lenders are winning so big they're gonna get tired of winning - Des Moines RegisterPayday lenders are winning so big they're gonna get tired of winning  Des Moines Register

The average Iowa payday loan customer borrows 12 loans annually from a single lender. The average annual percentage rate is 273 percent.

When stores go cashless, is it discrimination? - NBCNews.comWhen stores go cashless, is it discrimination?  NBCNews.com

Earlier this month, Philadelphia City Council passed legislation to ban most cashless stores in the city. The mayor has 30 days to sign or veto it.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Crain Chicago's Fast 50, the area's fastest-growing companies - Crain's Chicago BusinessCrain Chicago's Fast 50, the area's fastest-growing companies  Crain's Chicago Business

To the swift go the spoils! Here's our annual ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the Chicago area, with a deep dive into the 10 fastest.

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 ...

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 ...

Burlington closing old NKY store, opening new location in Newport - Cincinnati.comBurlington closing old NKY store, opening new location in Newport  Cincinnati.com

Burlington, formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory, is opening a new store in the Newport Plaza.

This is what Americans do when they need money quickly - MarketWatchThis is what Americans do when they need money quickly  MarketWatch

Nearly half of U.S. adults don't have $400 saved for an emergency. How they respond can have big financial consequences.

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 ...

Ocasio-Cortez & Sanders Introduce Bill to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15% - The Real News NetworkOcasio-Cortez & Sanders Introduce Bill to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15%  The Real News Network

They call it Loan Shark Prevention, which would allow post offices to act as banks for poor working people, but credit companies claim it will hurt the poor.

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 ...

Microlender Grameen America expands into Houston - Houston Chronicle Microlender Grameen America expands into Houston  Houston Chronicle

Grameen America helps low-income women entrepreneurs start and expand small businesses.

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.