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Writer opposes payday loan bill | Letters to the Editor

Writer opposes payday loan bill Dear Editor: Recently, I was appalled to learn of a proposed bill at the Indiana Statehouse offering a “solution” to the payday loan industry. SB 352, dubbed the supervised consumer lending bill, claims to benefit the too many struggling Hoosiers who use these predatory services. Considering that the current legally […]

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Loans that help you solve your car problems

In our daily tasks, we rely on our ability to move from one point to another. We humans have to move to survive, without movement we couldn’t get to work, buy groceries and toiletries or even go to important places. Most of this problem can be solved by getting a car. A car really solves […]

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Illinois man accuses online tribal lenders of predatory lending

By Victoria McKenzie (January 26, 2022, 8:44 PM EST) – An Illinois debtor has filed a class action proposal against a group of online tribal loan companies for allegedly issuing illegal high-interest loans , adding to a trend of similar complaints across the country that accuse unscrupulous lenders of using the tribes as a mere […]

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Unions call for West Dunbartonshire Council staff to receive £3,000 pay rise

Unions are pushing for council staff to be given a £3,000 pay rise to help them cope with the rising cost of energy prices and inflation. Unite, Unison and GMB have submitted a wage grievance to COSLA, calling for a lump sum increase on all pay points and a minimum wage of at least £12 […]

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BBC The Caribbean with Andi and Miquita: The life of Miquita Oliver, from Casualty star godmother to bankruptcy at 27

Miquita Oliver is the TV presenter best known for her time hosting T4. She began presenting in 2001 alongside Simon Amstell on Channel 4’s Popworld. The 37-year-old had a career spanning the 2000s and has since worked in radio, hosting shows on Radio 1 and 1Xtra. There are many surprising details about her personal life, […]

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Personal habits that can increase financial risk

(MENAFN – ValueWalk) When it comes to things that may pose a risk to your finances, certain activities may immediately come to mind. Investing heavily in high-risk stock options, quitting your job without a back-up plan, or habitually making large, unnecessary purchases are all obvious actions that can certainly affect your finances. But what about […]

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High-interest payday loans in Kansas could be axed with new bill

TOPEKA, (KSNT) – Kansans who pay high interest rates for payday loans could see some changes with a new bill that is being introduced. Reverend Annie Ricker, who leads Berryton United Methodist Church, is one of many members of a community activist organization called ‘Topeka Jump’ which is calling on lawmakers to push for payday […]

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Mum who couldn’t afford to feed herself pays off £9,000 debt and forgave home loan

Exclusive: Tracy Prees, 47, was £10,000 in debt at her worst two years ago after taking out overdrafts, credit cards and loans – but she has since turned her life around Tracy Prees shared her debt journey ( Image: Tracy Prees) A single mum who couldn’t afford to feed herself has told how she wiped […]

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Four million payday and home loan customers from Provident, Greenwood and Satsuma must request repayments NOW

MORE than four million payday and home loan customers are being asked to request any repayments that may be owed to them. If you were mis-sold a loan by Provident, Greenwood, or Satsuma, you might be in line for compensation, even if you’ve already paid it back. 1 Provident, Greenwood and Satsuma customers receive small […]

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“CashPlease”: a small bank launches an alternative to payday loans

This week, Wells Fargo joined the list of big banks introducing short-term credit products — and the much smaller OneUnited Bank in Boston unveiled its own version, designed as an alternative to payday loans. OneUnited’s loan, called CashPlease, is designed to help customers of the black-owned bank with $635 million in assets manage their cash […]

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How mobile apps are helping the financial industry

Mobile apps are changing the way people do their banking. The financial industry is now able to offer more services and information directly to customers without having to go through a branch. This article will explore how mobile apps have helped change the industry, as well as some downsides of this new technology. Loans and […]

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In a revolutionary turn, Fintech DailyPay allows workers to be paid when they want

Husband and wife worry about how they can pay their bills. getty We have all been conditioned to accept being paid every two weeks or so. While many Americans faced financial hardship during the pandemic, companies kept their wages and collected interest on them. By waiting weeks for workers to be paid, the company earns […]

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Outlook: Should the US Postal Service Grow in the Banking Industry?

YES: affordable financial services would be accessible in each community at local post offices By Nicole Ndumele The U.S. Postal Service recently launched a Postal Banking Pilot Program that allows customers to cash paychecks and business checks up to $ 500 in four cities: Washington, Baltimore, the Bronx and Falls Church, Va. . This modest […]

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Provident Financial plans to pay an exceptional dividend

The bosses at Provident financial group are considering the advisability of distributing an exceptional dividend to their investors in a context of improving the group’s financial performance. The company, which withdrew its dividend at the height of the pandemic, said it plans to distribute 30% of its profits as dividends if economic conditions continue to […]

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Postal banking is finally a reality in the United States (some)

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that while we are all interconnected – through the air we breathe, our public health systems, the economy – government is largely absent from American life, leaving us to fend for ourselves as individuals in the so-called “Free market.” The crisis has taken economic toll on American workers. But American […]

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Court delays CFPB payday rule as industry challenge continues (1)

Payday lenders have won an offer to delay a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule limiting their access to customers’ bank accounts to collect payments. Payday lenders and auto title lenders do not have to comply with the CFPB rule while the Community Financial Services Association of America and a Texas-based trade group appeal a district […]

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New CFPB director pledges to protect Americans from financial fraud

Credit Scoring, Student Debt, and Payday Loans Top Consumer Concerns By Charlène Crowell On September 28, the US Senate confirmed Rohit Chopra for a full five-year term as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Chopra is returning to the agency where he previously helped design and implement key protections to create a level […]

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PRO: Postal banking would help lift millions out of poverty and close the racial wealth gap | national news

The U.S. Postal Service recently launched a Postal Banking Pilot Program that allows customers to cash paychecks and business checks up to $ 500 in four cities: Washington, Baltimore, the Bronx and Falls Church, Va. . This modest pilot project is the foundation for envisioned more extensive postal banking services that could include bill payment […]

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Sun Country Airlines Holdings (SNCY) announced the launch of a secondary public offering of ordinary shares of 8 million shares

Tesla headquarters to move from Silicon Valley to Texas, Elon Musk informed “I am delighted to announce that we are moving our headquarters to Austin, Texas,” Elon Musk said at the company’s annual meeting of shareholders. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told investors on Thursday that the company’s headquarters would move from Silicon Valley to Texas, […]

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Consumer advocates urge CFPB to curb payday loan companies

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Headquarters in Washington, DC REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Summary Law firms Related documents Defenders send letter to new CFPB director Rohit Chopra on access to earned wages They argue that EWA is risky, should be regulated like credit The company and law firm names listed above are generated automatically based on […]

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The Long and Short of Taking Longer to Pay – Buy Now, Pay Later Dentons

introduction Buying items on credit is not a new idea, its origins stretching back some 5,000 years to ancient Mesopotamia. In our modern context, there are a variety of consumer credit instruments available. These include short-term and “payday” loans, 0% payment plans and overdrafts offered by banks and lines of credit offered by merchants, not […]