Skyrocketing costs and worries about paying bills have led to increased interest in payday loans, according to a new survey. Search by savings platform UK revealed a massive 350% increase in internet searches for payday loans in the past 12 months as the country faces a cost of living crisis and families struggle to make […]
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The Truth About Payday Loans: Exorbitant Annual Interest Rates
When you face an unexpected expense, a payday loan may seem like the ideal solution. Applying is quick and easy, and you can get the money you need in just a few hours. But before you take out a payday loan, be sure to read the fine print. Payday loans come with very high APRs, […]
How to apply for a payday loan
Payday loans are high-cost, short-term loans that borrowers typically use to meet financial obligations. These small, short-term loans come with high interest rates and high fees. While payday lenders market their products as quick and easy ways to meet emergency financial needs, the reality is that many consumers find themselves trapped in a cycle of […]
Payday loans: what are they and how do they work?
If you are interested in a short-term loan solution, perhaps even for a small amount of money, then you might find it worth looking into payday loans. Like any other loan product, a payday loan involves borrowing money from a business and paying it back with interest. But these loans work a little differently than […]
Ballot proposal would cap ‘predatory’ interest rates for payday loans
LANSING, MI — A polling committee is busy asking a question about the November ballot that would prevent payday lenders from charging “predatory” interest rates if approved by voters. The Michiganders for Fair Lending campaign officially launched its petition-raising effort Wednesday to cap high interest rates on payday loans, payday loan advocates say are creating […]
Northstar Loans offers payday loans in Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin- When money is tight, it can be difficult to ask friends or relatives for a loan, especially now that everyone is trying to make ends meet. To help people struggling with bills, Northstar Loans, a lending agency that has 3 offices conveniently located in the Milwaukee area. The agency is staffed with discreet […]
Is San Antonio FloatMe a Safer Alternative to Payday Loans?
FloatMe, a San Antonio tech startup that gives workers cash advances on their next paycheck, said it has increased $16.2 million from investors during its last fundraising. Overall, the startup has raised $49.1 million in funding since June 2019, including $25 million in debt funding, according to Crunchbase, which tracks investments in tech companies. FloatMe’s […]
Are payday loans a bad idea?
Payday loans are a high-cost form of unsecured credit where you borrow a relatively small amount of money until your next payday. When your boiler is racing in the middle of winter or your car breaks down and you have no savings, a payday loan may seem like the only option. Offering same day loans […]
Why Payday Loans Aren’t Dangerous
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New rule asks if borrowers can afford payday loans
Feds crack down on payday loan ‘debt trap’ Federal regulators are proposing a major crackdown on payday lenders and other high-interest loan providers, saying borrowers must be protected from practices that end up turning into “debt traps” for many. Yet some consumer advocates Lenders offering payday loans and other small advances to cash-strapped consumers must […]
CFPB closes many payday loans – where will consumers go next?
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a final version of its rules for payday loans on Thursday. “CFPB’s new rule puts an end to the payday debt traps that have plagued communities across the country,” said CFPB Director Richard Cordray. “Too often, borrowers who need money fast find themselves trapped in loans they can’t afford.” […]