Only new borrowers will be hit by rising mortgage insurance premiums next month. But there's also a consolation.
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Payday loan stores are doing very well, and their customer base is expanding.
Need your refund quickly? There are better alternatives to refund anticipation loans.
Perhaps consumer lending is best left to the professionals.
Arianna Huffington says yes and is hoping you'll join her Move Your Money movement.
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