Thursday, May 12 2022

New York subpoena websites in an attempt to curb payday lenders

Anna J. Jacobs

Photo Myra Thomas was the victim of fraud facilitated by a lead generator, which provides personal information to predatory lenders.Credit […]

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Payday lenders throw millions at powerful politicians to get what they want

Anna J. Jacobs

Payday lenders are spending millions of dollars in Washington trying to stop the government from cracking down on the industry. […]

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ASIC reports concerns over payday loans after fiscal stimulus dries up

Anna J. Jacobs

More Australians are likely to turn to high-risk payday loans when the government’s coronavirus stimulus measures end in September, the […]

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Texas Fair Lending Alliance expresses concern over overturned payday loan rule

Anna J. Jacobs

AUSTIN (Nexstar) – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is seeking to overturn a rule that would require payday lenders and […]

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Imprisoned by Payday – Fort Worth Weekly

Anna J. Jacobs

The right not to be imprisoned for debt has been guaranteed to Texans since the adoption in 1836 of the […]

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U.S. payday lenders fill void left by Wonga collapse

Anna J. Jacobs

American payday loan lenders have become one of the biggest players in the UK since the collapse of industry leader […]

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Russia tightens lending rules again

Anna J. Jacobs

New rules designed to deflate Russia’s consumer credit bubble went into effect today, forcing banks to take a closer look […]

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Payday lender protection office completes work

Anna J. Jacobs

Despite President Trump’s ostensible victory in the Supreme Court by asserting his authority over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, some […]

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Hoover council adopts temporary moratorium on vape shops, pawn shops and payday lending centers

Anna J. Jacobs

Hoover City Council voted 4-3 tonight to adopt a temporary moratorium on the issuance of business licenses to vape shops, […]

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PiggyBank bans handing out payday loans amid crackdown on watchdogs

Anna J. Jacobs

Lender PAYDAY PiggyBank has been temporarily banned from granting loans over “concerns” that they may be irresponsible lending. The city’s […]

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Lawmakers accuse Trump administration of easing payday lenders to troops

Anna J. Jacobs

The 47 Senate Democrats and the two independents who usually vote with them have called on the Trump administration to […]

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Alderman Cara Spencer Proposes New Regulation for STL Payday Lenders | Local News

Anna J. Jacobs

“Missouri has more payday lenders than McDonalds, Walmart and Starbucks combined,” said St. Louis Alderman Cara Spencer (20th District). “Our […]

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Payday Lenders Trick People With Loans They Can’t Afford, Says Citizens Advice | The independent

Anna J. Jacobs

Payday lenders have been accused of “irresponsible behavior” that traps people with loans they cannot afford. A Citizens Advice study […]

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News – Paternalistic Government Solution to Payday Loan “Debt Traps”

Anna J. Jacobs

Government paternalism is not only about giving people things they haven’t paid for, but also about preventing people from making […]

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Payday loans are a bane, but should the anger be aimed at lenders?

Anna J. Jacobs

It may even have some effect. Economic studies suggest, for example, that employees demand higher wages for performing tasks considered […]

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Loan companies say regulations implementing payday loan database are ‘excessive’, but supporters praise it for ‘protecting consumers’

Anna J. Jacobs

The State Financial Institutions Division called on the public to comment on Wednesday on the implementation of a state payday […]

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Payday loan debt led rugby player Matthew Allott to kill himself

Anna J. Jacobs

Rugby player committed suicide after becoming so desperate to wipe out payday loans that he grew cannabis in an attempt […]

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Payday Loan Investigation 2 Weeks Left – Energy FM

Anna J. Jacobs

Thu 13 June 2013 There has been a good response to a payday loan survey which will be used to […]

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Payday lenders illegally criminalize borrowers, report finds

Anna J. Jacobs

Click to enlarge a investigation by Texas Appleseed, an Austin-based consumer advocacy and legal aid organization, discovered that payday loan […]

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Payday Lenders Settle On Alleged Fraudulent Loan Scam Online

Anna J. Jacobs

The Federal Trade Commission has accused 14 companies owned by two Johnson County men, Timothy A Coppinger and Frampton T. […]

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Efrim Manuel Menuck – “A lamb in the land of payday loans” | LISTEN | Chocolate mill

Anna J. Jacobs

I mean, we predatory lenders have feelings too, you know. Now that everyone knows how bad subprime mortgages are, it’s […]

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Wonga Collapse Clears Bridges of US Payday Loans in UK Market | Payday loans

Anna J. Jacobs

US-owned lenders have become one of the UK’s biggest players payday loans walked after the collapse of the old pillar […]

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Payday loans: How they work

Anna J. Jacobs

Payday loans can be short-term cash loans. The borrower must have a personal check that is available for electronic access […]

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QuickQuid payday lender goes into administration – what you need to know

Anna J. Jacobs

I have a QuickQuid loan, should I continue to repay? If you’re a QuickQuid customer, you must continue to repay, […]

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Selma votes to ban new payday loan companies

Anna J. Jacobs

Selma prohibits the opening of new payday loan businesses, but current businesses will not be affected. SELMA, AL (WSFA) – […]

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