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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Payday lending should be restrictedmore than 15 percent. But if you get a payday loan in Kansas, you’ll be slapped
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
more than 15 percent. But if you get a payday loan in Kansas, you’ll be slapped with an interest rate of 391 percent. Alex Horowitz is a consumer finance researcher with the Pew Charitable Trusts, and he explains just how bad this deal is for... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Legislative committee won’t recommend restrictions for payday lendersbased on the borrower’s income and cap associated fees. Borrowers could only ha
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
based on the borrower’s income and cap associated fees. Borrowers could only have one outstanding loan for $500 or less. Alex Horowitz, a consumer finance researcher with the Pew Charitable Trust, said U.S. borrowers spend more than $30 billion... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas legislative committee could recommend restrictions on payday loansof the industry was eliminated in Colorado, imagine what the impact would be in
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
of the industry was eliminated in Colorado, imagine what the impact would be in Kansas with this bill,” Townsend said. Alex Horowitz, a consumer finance researcher with the Pew Charitable Trust, said U.S. borrowers spend more than $30 billion... Read more
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Market Watch
The CFPB is shutting down a lot of payday loans — where will consumers go next?a statement. The final version of the rule is “a major improvement over the pr
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
a statement. The final version of the rule is “a major improvement over the proposal” the CFPB originally developed, said Alex Horowitz, a senior research officer for The Pew Charitable Trusts. “It’s tailored to cover the most harmful loans while... Read more
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