Articles tagged: predatory lending
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
Last week, Democrats killed a bill that advocates say would have built up the ability of an important state agency to regulate consumer loans....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
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
Mayor Annise Parker took a step toward making Houston the fifth major Texas city to pass restrictions on payday loans....Read More