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Aug 24, 2011 5:32PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Some big banks provide a product that's not quite as loathsome as a payday loan, but it's close, and it may become more widely available.

Jun 17, 2011 10:01AM on Smart SpendingBy doubleace

With the economy still sour, an online pawnbroker gets a cash infusion from some big names in an attempt to tap the middle-class market.

Jun 1, 2011 4:48PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Not all short-term loans from credit unions are created equal. Some are nearly as predatory as the loans from the corner check-cashing place.

Apr 4, 2011 1:13PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A new report says that a borrower remains in debt to the payday lender for more than half a year on average.

Mar 22, 2011 11:34AM on Smart SpendingBy doubleace

Not really, but reports indicate more Americans are being threatened with jail -- or jailed -- for failing to pay their bills.

Sep 17, 2010 12:25PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

New report details how large banks finance the payday loan industry.

Jul 22, 2010 9:37AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Arizona is one of 16 states that have set limits on interest rates for short-term loans. Is this the beginning of the end for payday lenders?

May 10, 2010 3:27PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

They're lobbying hard against proposals to regulate them, and asking their customers to speak out on their behalf.

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