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More Americans come into the banking system

Sep 12, 2016
A report from the FDIC shows a decline in the rate of "unbanked" consumers since the recession.
Low-income people are starting to use traditional banks more.

Critics are split on proposed payday loan rules

Jun 2, 2016
Some say they will help stop predatory practices. Others fear compliance will put lenders out of business.
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Why borrowers turn to pricey payday loans

Mar 26, 2015
People need payday lenders because there is no alternative.
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