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Mar 12, 2013 12:05PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

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.

Sep 21, 2012 8:51AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

In a bind? If you borrow from any of these lenders, you'll probably end up worse off.

Jul 23, 2012 9:31AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A new study says borrowers typically obtain payday loans to cover regular living expenses rather than an emergency expense.

Mar 6, 2012 11:36AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Consumer watchdogs want to stop banks from offering short-term, high-cost advances on paychecks and other direct deposits.

Dec 14, 2011 2:23PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

The new CoreScore report and a new credit score based upon it will tap information the three major credit bureaus don't. Is it fair to consumers?

Nov 1, 2011 6:47PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

That first easy loan can lead to an endless cycle of ever-growing payments before you know it. Make sure you don't slide down this slippery slope.

Sep 8, 2011 1:47PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

The question remains whether recipients -- who have already been scammed -- will think the refund checks are fraudulent and toss them.

Sep 2, 2011 2:18PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

If you can pay it off quickly, a payday loan may be the way to go. Be careful, though.

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