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Outside a firm offering payday cash advances in Los Angeles.

Consumer bureau may go after payday loans

Jan 7, 2015
Reform could be coming to payday loan industry in the form of federal regulations.
Posted In: payday loans, interest rates, CFPB
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Payday lender accused of dodging state laws

Aug 12, 2014
Manhattan's District Attorney says company made illegal loans via the web.
Posted In: payday loans, New York City

Should the post office sell personal loans?

Feb 11, 2014
Providing basic financial services could bolster the post office's income
Posted In: post office, payday loans, lending

Why military personnel fall prey to payday lenders

May 17, 2013
The government provides countless resources to help military families with financial literacy and even offers low interest loans to help them in times of emergency. So, why are many troops opting to take out risky payday loans instead?
Posted In: payday loans, lenders, military, Army

Behind the photo: The unexpected job duties of a commanding officer

May 14, 2013
Mitchell Hartman describes the story of one soldier and how he helped others with financial challenges.
Posted In: payday loans, installment loans

Join us for a live chat on 'Beyond payday loans'

May 14, 2013
We're hosting a live chat on our investigative series "Beyond payday loans" and we'd like you to join.
Posted In: installment loans, payday loans

How World Finance makes a killing lending on the installment (loan) plan

May 14, 2013
World Finance has outperformed the market and financial stocks through the recession. But is World’s high-interest small-dollar loan business sound and sustainable?
Posted In: installment loans, payday loans

Behind the photo: A bankruptcy lawyer who identifies with her clients

May 13, 2013
Marketplace reporter Mitchell Hartman tells us the story behind one of the photos in "Beyond payday loans."
Posted In: installment loans, payday loans

Reporter's notebook: Behind 'Beyond payday loans'

May 13, 2013
We talk to the reporters who worked on the Marketplace and Propublica investigative story: "Beyond Payday Loans."
Posted In: installment loans, payday loans

What's the difference between payday and installment loans?

May 13, 2013
Both are predatory lending practices, but they're very different.
Posted In: installment loans, payday loans