Monthly Archives: March 2021

Grant County Organizations Create Loan Program to Replace Emergency Payday Loans

Ella Abbott Two organizations are teaming up to provide small loans to residents of Grant County, in an effort to discourage the use of high interest payday loans. The “Bridge the Gap” loan program aims to create better financial literacy and help residents lift themselves out of poverty. Grant County …

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July 4th of this year will be a dark event

What does a year make a difference, eh? Our last Independence Day celebration included parades, fireworks and family picnics. And although we were a divided nation, we collectively embraced the biggest event of the summer. This time around, we are all reluctant to leave home or gather in large groups, …

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Cash Converters affected by new claims

Another Cash Converters client had 30 group payday loans in four years, and some loans were issued after she was in default. Labor Senator Jenny McAllister.Credit:Dallas kilponen The case studies were presented to Mr Budiselik by Labor Senator Jenny McAllister shortly after she told the inquiry that Cash Converters had …

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Payday lender MoneyMe calls for tougher rules

“Lenders can use automation to help reduce the cost of providing loans. This should be reflected in the cost of the loan to the consumer,” he said. “Our view is that SACCs are not the appropriate product for consumers whose only income or up to 50 percent of income comes …

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GOP leader’s turn as Democrat remains unexplained

pazniokas brand :: ctmirror.org Bob Stefanowski, the ex-pat who came home UK Sky News highlighted the bolder aspects of Bob Stefanowski’s resume – administrator of the venerable Victoria and Albert Museum in London, visiting professor at Oxford, top investment banker – reporting his arrival in late 2014 as a new …

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