Articles tagged: payday loans
An appeals court derailed a class action lawsuit aimed at keeping payday lenders from using the criminal justice system to file charges against debtors.
An appeals court in San Antonio derailed a class action lawsuit aimed at keeping payday lenders from using the criminal justice system to file charges against d...Read More
Ending predatory lending is a 'big jigsaw with a lot of pieces,' but one model, developed in the Valley, may solve part of the puzzle.
Commercial payday loans can carry interest rates in excess of 400 percent and must be repaid within months or weeks, often causing financially troubled customer...Read More
New research released this morning by Texas Appleseed shows that criminal charges against payday borrowers for missing payments is common in Texas, despite a ba...Read More
In Dallas and San Antonio, a payday loan business owned by state Rep. Gary Elkins faces criminal prosecutions for allegedly violating city ordinances....Read More
Not content to employ an army of former lawmakers and staffers, payday lenders are upset that "special interests" are saying mean things about them....Read More
Maurice Chammah joins us to discuss his recent cover story, "The Mystery of the San Antonio Four."...Read More
Texas Finance Commission Chairman William White and his company, Cash America, have been intimately involved in trying to undermine the efforts of Texas' big ci...Read More
Today, the Houston City Council voted 15-2 to join every other major Texas city except one (hello, Fort Worth) in regulating payday loan companies. ...Read More