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Payday Lending: How Congregations Can Help Victims

What can be done about payday lending? Answer: Your congregation can partner with a local credit union to offer small dollar loans to people who owe predatory lenders money. The Problem: With more than 20,000 payday loan shops in the United States, according to the Center for Responsible Lending, the predatory lenders are almost as […]

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Payday Lending: Five Actions You Can Take

Millions of Americans without access to traditional financial services rely on check cashers, pawnshops and storefront payday lenders to make ends meet. Payday lenders line the streets of many of our most economically challenged neighborhoods, with names like Easy Money, Always Money and Cash Express. According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, 12 million Americans use […]

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