28 Mar 15

Proposal creating new loans from payday lenders hits snag

PHOENIX A proposal allowing payday lenders barred from operating in the state under a 2008 voter initiative to offer a new high-interest loan product has hit a major snag in the Arizona Senate. Republican Rep. JD Mesnards bill was set for a hearing in the Senate finance committee Wednesday, but it was scratched from the agenda. Since this is the last week for House bills to be heard in all but one Senate committee, the » read more.


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28 Mar 15

Credit Debit Consolidation Loans Updates Application Software to Fast Online …

Credit-Debit-Consolidation-Loans.com has transformed their loan application process, using the latest technology to create an online only loan application system with instant decisions from top lenders. Tualatin, OR — (ReleaseWire) — 02/25/2015 — Loans are still considered an essential means of living in western society, we are expected to incur debt to have something now that we pay for later. This system has however left some people in over their heads, earning black marks against their » read more.


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28 Mar 15

Hawaii Needs To Get Out of the Payday Loan Trap

Right now in Hawaii, it is legal to charge families 459 percent APR on payday loans. That is 12 times more than the worst credit card I’ve ever had, and almost 100 times higher than most mortgage rates. Eighteen states and Washington, DC, have either capped their interest rates at 36 percent or made Payday Loans illegal altogether. Back in 2006, the federal government made it illegal to charge military families more than 36 percent » read more.


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27 Mar 15

Universities pushing students to complete FAFSA

Every year high school and college students lose millions of dollars in financial aid simply because they neglect filling out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Colleges and organizations are taking the initiative to ensure more students fill out their FAFSA by creating educational events and campaigns. FAFSA is the application used by almost all colleges and universities to determine eligibility for federal, state and college-sponsored financial aid, including grants, educational loans and » read more.


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26 Mar 15

SSS, DSWD partner to provide benefits to social welfare contractual workers …

SSS, DSWD partner to provide social protection for contractual, job order employees BAGUIO CITY, March 18(PIA) – – The Social Security System and the Department of Department of Social Welfare Development -Cordillera Regional Office have partnered to provide social protection and benefits to contractual and job order employees of DSWD CAR thru a memorandum of agreement signed last March 13. For the SSS DSWD partnership under the AlkanSSSya micro savings program, 477 DSWD employees will » read more.


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26 Mar 15

Wisc. Judge Trims Claims Over Tribal Payday Loans

By Andrew Westney Law360, New York (March 18, 2015, 4:58 PM ET) — A Wisconsin federal judge on Tuesday dismissed claims by one of two state residents in a proposed class action alleging CashCall Inc. violated state usury law in servicing their loans from payday lender Western Sky Financial LLC, ruling that Eric Williams loan agreement required him to go to arbitration when a tribal forum wasnt available. US Magistrate Judge William E. Duffin said » read more.


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25 Mar 15

Lendmark Financial Services opens new location in SoBo

Lendmark Financial Services, LLC opened a new branch location in South Boston on Feb. 25. The branch is located at 4126 Halifax Road, South Boston in the Greens Folly Crossing shopping center shared by Verizon. Lendmark Financial Services provides a variety of financial services including personal loans, automobile loans, debt consolidation loans and merchant retail sales financing services.  Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm 


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25 Mar 15

ASIC: Poor records make depth of payday loans crisis a riddle

Payday lending has grown a whopping 125 per cent in the past seven years. In the year to last June, loans hit about $400 million, new figures say. The Australian Securities Investment Commission on Tuesday foreshadowed a crackdown on shonky practices, amid concerns that the most vulnerable are being lent money they cant repay. But ASIC deputy chairman Peter Kell stopped short of calling for a ban. In just about every jurisdiction in the planet » read more.


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24 Mar 15

Fig offers an alternative to payday and pawnshop loans

JESSICA GRIFFIN / DAILY NEWS STAFF John Li is co-founder of Fig Loans, which will provide small loans at lower rates than payday lenders.


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24 Mar 15

J.D. Wine: Democrats know value of education

Education is one of the gateways to economic advancement and is a necessity in our increasingly complex society to be able to function and make well-informed decisions. Why is it that those who have hijacked the Republican Party don’t recognize this, don’t try to improve education and educational opportunities, and, actually enact programs to do just the opposite? Their policies and actions appear formulated to create a two-class society — those who can afford to send » read more.


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