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There Are More Payday Lenders in US Than McDonald's - NBCNews.com

There Are More Payday Lenders in US Than McDonald's - NBCNews.com | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
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 f...
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Payday lender sues city again - San Antonio Express-News

Payday lender sues city again - San Antonio Express-News | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
A payday lender partly owned by a state politician is again challenging a city of San Antonio ordinance that regulates the industry. Cash Station’s owners include a partnership headed by state Rep.
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City of Nacogdoches debating whether to regulate payday lenders - KTRE

City of Nacogdoches debating whether to regulate payday lenders - KTRE | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Payday lending is a topic the Nacogdoches City Council wants to stay on top of, yet it falls short of falling in line with cities that have passed ordinances regulating the industry.
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Payday loan policy and the art of legislative compromise - The Colorado Independent

Payday loan policy and the art of legislative compromise - The Colorado Independent | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
DENVER -- De Jimenez is a single mother of three. She works in medical records and one of her children is in college. She recently took out a payday loan and she's kicking herself, knowing she has ...
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Christian Leaders Condemn Payday Lenders Who Con the Poor, Call For New ... - Christian Post

Christian Leaders Condemn Payday Lenders Who Con the Poor, Call For New ... - Christian Post | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Christian leaders from virtually all denomiations gathered in the nation's capital this week to bring attention to rampant financial damage among the poor as a result of predatory lenders.
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4 banks to use NY database against payday loans - North Country Public Radio

4 banks to use NY database against payday loans - North Country Public Radio | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York financial regulators say four more banks have agreed to use the state's new database to help identify and stop illegal, online payday lending in the state.The database has information on companies subject to actions by...
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UNM Law Professor Nathalie Martin takes on predatory lending - UNM Newsroom

UNM Law Professor Nathalie Martin takes on predatory lending - UNM Newsroom | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Lawyers are happier when they find their own purpose, according to a study released earlier this year. Nathalie Martin, University of New Mexico professor of law, has found purpose – and happiness – both in teaching and in going after predatory ...
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Amarillo to Crack Down on Payday Loan Industry - MyHighPlains

Amarillo to Crack Down on Payday Loan Industry - MyHighPlains | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
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"We want to be sure people have the ability to pay the loan. We want to be sure that they aren't rolled into a series of fees that amount to an enormous charge on these things.
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'Shark Week' protest to rally against fishy lenders

'Shark Week' protest to rally against fishy lenders | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
The Discovery Channel's annual "Shark Week," airing through Saturday, teaches viewers all about great whites and hammerheads—but that's not the kind of shark that activists plan to protest in Springfield on Wednesday.
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Is ActiveHours A True Payday Alternative Or Just Another Too-Good-To-Be-True ... - The Consumerist

Is ActiveHours A True Payday Alternative Or Just Another Too-Good-To-Be-True ... - The Consumerist | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Is ActiveHours A True Payday Alternative Or Just Another Too-Good-To-Be-True ...
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active hours We're largely a society built on convenience: fast food, one-stop shops and other we-need-it-now services.
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Payday lenders use high interest rates to prey on working poor - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

Payday lenders use high interest rates to prey on working poor - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Payday lenders use high interest rates to prey on working poor
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Too late he sees the hook: a 456 percent annual percentage rate for payday loans or a 300 percent APR for title loans.
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Sarah Silverman Talks Payday Loans On 'Last Week Tonight,' And It's Brilliant ... - Bustle

Sarah Silverman Talks Payday Loans On 'Last Week Tonight,' And It's Brilliant ...
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Maybe you've never heard of them, but according to John Oliver, payday loan establishments are more prevalent in America than McDonald's and Starbucks.
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‘We’ve got ‘em on the run’: Texas cities work to rein in payday loans

‘We’ve got ‘em on the run’: Texas cities work to rein in payday loans | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
The Lone Star state has almost no limits on the small-dollar loan industry. Some municipalities got fed up.
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Military vets, investors warned about “pension advance loans”

Military vets, investors warned about “pension advance loans” | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Military veterans and investors are being warned by state officials about “pension advance loans” that could be financially risky to both parties, according to the state Department of Business Oversight.
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Wells Fargo Accused Of Subjecting Minority & Female Borrowers To Predatory, Discriminatory Lending

Wells Fargo Accused Of Subjecting Minority & Female Borrowers To Predatory, Discriminatory Lending | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Illinois’ most populous county is accusing Wells Fargo & Co. in a lawsuit of subjecting minority and female borrowers to discriminatory and predatory lending.
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Personal View: Why is payday lending still so strong in Ohio? - Crain's Cleveland Business

Personal View: Why is payday lending still so strong in Ohio? - Crain's Cleveland Business | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Ohio's payday lending legislation was supposed to protect consumers from predatory lenders charging outrageous fees for small loans that had to be repaid in two weeks or less. Everyone cheered, except the payday lenders.
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South Dakota Lawmakers to debate payday loan changes - KSFY

South Dakota Lawmakers to debate payday loan changes - KSFY | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Opponents of payday lending may be waiting until the 2016 elections to try to end the practice in South Dakota though the state will pitch smaller regulatory changes during the upcoming legislative session.
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Pennsylvania Sues Think Finance, Alleging Illegal Payday Loan Scheme - The Consumerist

Pennsylvania Sues Think Finance, Alleging Illegal Payday Loan Scheme - The Consumerist | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania is one of several states with laws prohibiting payday lending, but the often predatory products still find their way to consumers via online marketplaces and companies' claiming affili...
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City of Dallas unveils affordable payday lending program - Dallas Business Journal (blog)

City of Dallas unveils affordable payday lending program - Dallas Business Journal (blog) | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
The city of Dallas announced Wednesday the launch of the Community Loan Center of Dallas, a nonprofit that provides an affordable alternative to payday loans.
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Faith leaders join consumer advocates to push for lower payday loan rates - Religion News Service

Faith leaders join consumer advocates to push for lower payday loan rates - Religion News Service | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (RNS) Dozens of faith leaders and consumer advocates are urging members of Congress to create a national 36 percent interest rate cap for payday lenders instead of the three-digit rates currently charged to people in several states.
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Can Reengineering the Pay Cycle Disrupt Payday Lending? - American Banker (subscription)

Can Reengineering the Pay Cycle Disrupt Payday Lending? - American Banker (subscription) | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Can Reengineering the Pay Cycle Disrupt Payday Lending?
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A couple of young companies are marketing a new employee benefit that serves the same purpose as a payday loan but costs the consumer less.
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Service Members Left Vulnerable to Payday Loans

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Officials say many predatory lenders have steadily found ways around the Military Lending Act, a law that was meant to stop them.
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John Oliver's alternative to payday loans? Literally anything else - Death and Taxes

John Oliver's alternative to payday loans? Literally anything else - Death and Taxes | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
John Oliver's alternative to payday loans?
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Payday loan case showcases brutal interest rates in an industry under fire - Kansas City Star

Payday loan case showcases brutal interest rates in an industry under fire - Kansas City Star | Payday Lending | Scoop.it
Kansas City Star Payday loan case showcases brutal interest rates in an industry under fire Kansas City Star In January 2011, finding herself in need of some financial assistance after the holidays, she had taken out a $600 “payday loan” from an...
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