Monthly Archives: January 2021

Covid, payday loans, student debt

The headquarters of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, DC JHVEPhoto | iStock Editorial | Getty Images the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is expected to become a more aggressive consumer watchdog under the Biden administration and as the coronavirus pandemic poses financial challenges to millions of Americans. Consumer advocates …

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The real cost of payday loans

A payday loan can help cover expenses, but it can also end up costing you money. SAN ANTONIO – Many of us are in a different employment situation because of the pandemic. Many of us struggle to figure out how to cover rent, food and utilities. That means sometimes having …

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11 alternatives to expensive payday loans

When you are strapped for cash, the promise of a quick and hassle-free cash payday loan can seem like an attractive option. But is it your only one? The Center for Responsible Lending calls payday loans “predatory” – for good reason. The ease with which borrowers can get their hands …

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