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The FTC says a business that claimed to expedite loans actually used information provided online to raid thousands of victims' bank accounts, to the tune of $5 million.
New York state sues one lender over its usurious rates, but consumers keep getting taken in by predatory loan companies. There are better options, even if you have bad credit.
If you're down on your luck and can't pay the bills, paying 400% interest isn't going to help. Here are some alternatives.
In a bind? If you borrow from any of these lenders, you'll probably end up worse off.
A new study says borrowers typically obtain payday loans to cover regular living expenses rather than an emergency expense.
Consumer watchdogs want to stop banks from offering short-term, high-cost advances on paychecks and other direct deposits.
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