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Prestige Predators: Private Equity Cashes In On Payday Lending
In 2017, poverty is big business.
"Underbanked" Report Shows Need For Postal Banking
Imagine if We the People were allowed to do all this without paying large fees or worrying about getting scammed Wells Fargo
Don't Be Fooled: Payday Lenders Do Target Communities of Color
The largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organiza...
If the product was working correctly, people would take out a loan and pay it back within the loan timeframe, which is typically
NCLR Action Fund Calls For Stronger Anti-Payday Regulations
UnidosUS Action Fund
Working to empower the Latino community nationwide.
We know that payday lenders are predatory, disproportionately choosing to set up shop in communities of color. We know that Latinos are more likely than the general population to use a payday loan.
The Banking Fight We Can Win Right Now
George Goehl is co-executive director of People's Action and P...
There's a big banking fight in front of us right now. It's a fight that could result in a huge win for families and a death knell for the predatory practices of an entire industry -- payday lending.
Wasserman Schultz Has a Change of Heart, But Too Little, Too Late
You can be deaf to the public's shouts for only so long. The insurgency of popular discontent that has upended politics this year will continue no matter the results in November. For much too long now it's been clear that money doesn't just rule democracy, it is democracy. Until we prove it isn't.
The Obama Administration Cracks Down On Payday Lenders
It will get harder to trap people in unaffordable debt.
Democrats Can't Unite Unless Wasserman Schultz Goes!
Rep. Wasserman Schultz is facing a primary challenge for the first time this year, her opponent a law professor, activist and progressive Sanders supporter named Tim Canova. But the primary's not until late August, long after the Democratic National Convention.
Payday Loans: The Worst Abuse Is Not Regulated
Professor of Finance Emeritus at the Wharton School of the Uni...
The internet is a cost-effective way of identifying and soliciting potential clients for payday loans. Potentially, it could also be a way to regulate the worst abuse of payday lending.
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Insurgent Democratic Candidate Ups Ante In Call For Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Resign
Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman accused the DNC chair of colluding with payday lenders.
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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Is Taking A Ton Of Heat For Helping Payday Lenders
Democrats are not happy.
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DNC Chair Joins GOP Attack On Elizabeth Warren's Agency
Payday lenders get a new ally.
The Limits Of Obama’s Favorite Economic Theory
Sometimes a nudge isn't enough.
Hot Take: If We Crack Down On Payday Lenders, The Terrorists Win
"Nice country you got here, be a real shame if something happened to it."
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Here's The Dodgy Payday Lender Behind That 'Grassroots' White House Petition
The "We The People" petition was pushed by a company that has paid millions in penalties for its illegal debt collection practices.
Payday Lenders Hoping for a Grand Old Party in 2016
Syndicated Columnist and Longtime Political Strategist
Payday lenders spent more than $15 million during the last election to lobby and elect Members of Congress. If the CFPB comes down hard on the industry with tough new rules as is expected, you can bet they will spend even more during this election.
Pro-Payday Loan Study Was Edited By The Payday Loan Industry
The payday loan industry was involved in almost every aspect of a pro-industry academic study, according to emails and other documents reviewed by The Huffington Post.
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