Online newspaper – Clatskanie Chief News http://clatskaniechiefnews.com/ Mon, 07 Feb 2022 22:56:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-15-120x120.png Online newspaper – Clatskanie Chief News http://clatskaniechiefnews.com/ 32 32 Is San Antonio FloatMe a Safer Alternative to Payday Loans? https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/is-san-antonio-floatme-a-safer-alternative-to-payday-loans/ Mon, 07 Feb 2022 22:56:22 +0000 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/is-san-antonio-floatme-a-safer-alternative-to-payday-loans/ FloatMe, a San Antonio tech startup that gives workers cash advances on their next paycheck, said it has increased $16.2 million from investors during its last fundraising. Overall, the startup has raised $49.1 million in funding since June 2019, including $25 million in debt funding, according to Crunchbase, which tracks investments in tech companies. FloatMe’s […]]]>

FloatMe, a San Antonio tech startup that gives workers cash advances on their next paycheck, said it has increased $16.2 million from investors during its last fundraising.

Overall, the startup has raised $49.1 million in funding since June 2019, including $25 million in debt funding, according to Crunchbase, which tracks investments in tech companies. FloatMe’s new investors include Iowa-based Active Capital and ManchesterStory.

“We’ve been under the radar,” FloatMe co-founder and president Joshua Sanchez said. “The funding is validation that we have grown significantly and allows us to expand.”

However, he declined to say how many customers use the app.

FloatMe, with 60 employees and an office in downtown Soledad Street, is part of a wave of online and mobile cash advance companies gaining traction during the coronavirus pandemic. They compete with payday lenders who sell high-interest loans to largely low-wage workers, a disproportionate share of whom are black and Hispanic.

FloatMe’s service is similar to financial technology, or fintech, offerings from companies such as silver lionwin and David.

Like its biggest rivals, FloatMe says it offers customers payday cash advances, not loans.

Customers pay a monthly fee of $1.99 and can request small advances – no more than $50 – which they repay when their next paychecks hit their bank accounts.

The startup Terms of use say users must be US citizens at least 18 years old and have a cell phone and email address. To create an account, customers authorize the company to access their bank account balance and transaction history.

They must also prove that they have received at least $200 in electronic payroll deposits three times before they can apply for advances.

FloatMe CEO Josh Sanchez markets his company as an alternative to payday lenders.

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Once approved, users can receive their advances through an automated transfer from the clearinghouse to their bank accounts in one to three business days. Or they can pay $4 for an “instant” money deposit within eight hours.

Fees for faster access to cash advances have caught the attention of industry watchdogs. Many workers who apply for cash advances are in financial straits and need money fast.

“This type of fee is meant to be voluntary, but really adds up for consumers,” said Yasmine Farahisenior policy adviser at the Center for Responsible Lending, a North Carolina-based nonprofit policy and research group.

FloatMe users can also receive offers from third-party companies for financial management services or products — if they choose, according to the startup.

According to the terms of service: “In all cases, you will need to register to receive these offers from partners, and FloatMe may receive compensation from these partners for referring you to them. FloatMe is not responsible for the products and services offered by these partners.

Payday debt traps

The Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau describe a payday loan as “a short-term, high-cost loan, typically $500 or less, that is usually due on your next paycheck.” Loans are available in storefronts and online.

If borrowers do not repay their loans on time or at all, lenders can withdraw money from their bank accounts, sometimes resulting in overdraft fees. Payday lenders also sometimes send collection agencies after delinquent borrowers.

Payday loans have long been a big business in Texas.

The Center for Responsible Lending has to analyse the average annual percentage rates, or APR, for a $300 loan with 14-day repayment periods in each state. Data shows Texans can pay up to 664% APR — the highest in the nation — because the state has no interest rate caps to protect borrowers.

“Payday loans are marketed as a quick financial fix, but they’re actually a long-term debt trap,” Farahi said. “People will take out a loan thinking it’s a one-time loan to deal with a short-term crisis. But with all the fees and costs, they end up having to take out another loan and another loan.

Like his peers, Sanchez says FloatMe is not a payday lender.

“FloatMe is all about transparency,” he said. “We charge members $1.99 per month to access our personal finance management tools, overdraft alerts and other budget management features. Members can access the floats without having to pay the $1.99. There is no credit check. There is no interest and no hidden fees.

“We do not collect or store sensitive information (personal information),” Sanchez said. “We work with a third party to simply connect a member’s bank account. We do not sell any user data.

The company’s website says it uses Plaid, a California-based financial services company, to connect to customers’ bank accounts.

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Koho gets $210 million for an alternative to payday loans https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/koho-gets-210-million-for-an-alternative-to-payday-loans/ Wed, 02 Feb 2022 01:48:23 +0000 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/koho-gets-210-million-for-an-alternative-to-payday-loans/ Koho Financial, an online financial services provider, has raised $210 million in venture capital as it tries to expand its services to offer a new alternative to payday loans in Canada, The Globe and Mail reported on Tuesday. February 1st. Koho’s mobile app provides a savings account at no cost, and it has grown its […]]]>

Koho Financial, an online financial services provider, has raised $210 million in venture capital as it tries to expand its services to offer a new alternative to payday loans in Canada, The Globe and Mail reported on Tuesday. February 1st.

Koho’s mobile app provides a savings account at no cost, and it has grown its user base to over 500,000 since the pandemic. The app allows users to accumulate savings in a way akin to a regular high interest savings account, but at no cost.

Users can spend funds with a prepaid card, and the company derives its revenue from transaction fees collected from retailers. According to the report, this new funding will see Koho lean more towards loan products that can give free early access to his next paycheck, several days before payday.

Through a partnership with Automatic Data Processing (ADP), users will also be able to access up to 50% of their salary at any time, interest-free.

According to the CEO Daniel Eberhardgrowth shows there is more demand for ways to manage money and digital options for those who don’t want to go to a physical building.

“About half of Canadians are living paycheck to paycheck, waiting two weeks to get paid,” Eberhard said. “We want to be able to help individuals access the money they’ve already created and not have to turn to payday loans or go into excessive debt.”

The funding round was led by new investor Eldridge, which is a Connecticut-based holding company that invests in technology, insurance, asset management, mobility, sports and gaming, media and real estate, among other industries.

There were also commitments from returning investors TTV Capital, Drive Capital and Portage Ventures, a wing of Power Corp.’s alternative investment arm, Sagard Holdings. The round also included investments from the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan, Round13 and the Business Development Bank of Canada.

In other Early Paydays news, Revolut launched a partnership with UK employers to offer similar services last fall, PYMNTS reported.

Read more: Revolut Intros Payday Early Access to UK Salaries

The service, simply called “Payday”, allows employees to debit a portion of their salary as they earn it, instantly getting the funds into their accounts.

Revolut founder Nik Storonsky said the company believes in “the importance of making financial wellbeing accessible to everyone, and that includes focusing on the impact of financial stability on people’s mental health. employees”.

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US MFIs to raise online payday loan rates https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/us-mfis-to-raise-online-payday-loan-rates/ Tue, 01 Feb 2022 23:10:50 +0000 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/us-mfis-to-raise-online-payday-loan-rates/ If you need money, but cannot borrow it from those around you (relatives, friends, co-workers, business partners), the only way to improve your financial situation is to become a member. of either loan program. This opportunity is open to everyone, but at high interest rates. According to the People’s News Agency, most US MFIs will […]]]>

If you need money, but cannot borrow it from those around you (relatives, friends, co-workers, business partners), the only way to improve your financial situation is to become a member. of either loan program. This opportunity is open to everyone, but at high interest rates. According to the People’s News Agency, most US MFIs will have to raise their daily rate to 3%. And this process is inevitable, as the global monetary policy (MP) tightening cycle begins around the world. Moreover, the rising inflation rate in the country.

You can instantly get cash on credit on HartLoan.com. Online personal loan it is the possibility of obtaining a loan at the old rate:

  • 100% online.
  • Handy loan calculator.
  • In just 10-15 minutes.
  • At any time of the day, weekends and holidays.
  • No guarantor or guarantee.
  • No calls to friends, relatives, colleagues.
  • No hidden fees.

Receive money directly on the card. You don’t even have to leave the house.

Additionally, benefits include loan amount flexibility – instead of a standard denial or approval, the service offers an increased or compromised loan amount. And in case of temporary difficulties in repaying debt, it is proposed to use the service of unlimited extension of payment – the postponement of the loan repayment period.

The authoritative news publication Forbes has repeatedly pointed out that HartLoan often offers permanent discounts and promotions, loyalty programs for regular customers. More importantly, HartLoan is the MFI with the highest loan approval rate in the United States.

Quick cash loan – cash in 15 minutes

First, you must be an adult US citizen and have a passport and tax number to prove it. You will also need a bank card or e-wallet number to which the money will be transferred. HartLoan no longer imposes any special conditions or requirements on its customers.

With these documents, it’s time to go to HartLoan.com. Create a personal account. There is a calculator that allows you to calculate the loan amount and repayment term. Then fill out the form with the required data. The request is then sent for review.

If the answer is positive, the loan contract must be signed. Soon the money will be credited to the card account.

It’s so simple, and best of all, you can quickly take a payday loan in line.

What to look for when taking out a microloan from an MFI?

  1. Take advantage of promotions

Many MFIs, in the hope of having a loyal client, grant the first loan either at 0% or at 0.01% per day. In addition, microfinance organizations often organize seasonal promotions and discounts: before taking out a microloan, study at least 10 offers – this way you are more likely to choose the most profitable one.

  1. Read the contract carefully

The contract may indicate certain nuances that will not be written on the site. For example, on insurance included in the cost of the loan. To avoid additional charges, we recommend that you carefully study the contents of the loan agreement.

  1. Calculate due date

Even a day late will affect your credit history. And that’s not the worst part: in some MFIs, a fine of up to 2% of the entire loan body can be charged for each day of non-payment.

Unfortunately, none of us can predict what awaits us in the future. Therefore, none of us can be sure that serious financial problems will not befall us tomorrow.

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Online Payday Loans Market Expected to Generate Explosive Revenues by 2026 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/online-payday-loans-market-expected-to-generate-explosive-revenues-by-2026/ Mon, 31 Jan 2022 17:16:46 +0000 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/online-payday-loans-market-expected-to-generate-explosive-revenues-by-2026/ Global Online Payday Loans Market Report – Professional Analysis of Production and Consumption (Impact of COVID-19) is the latest research study published by Market Intellix assessing the market, highlighting opportunities, risk analysis and supporting strategic and tactical decision making. The influencing factors of growth and regulations regarding the use of information, the availability of highly […]]]>

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Online Payday Loans Market 2021 Expected to Drive Growth Through 2028 – Oxford Spokesperson https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/online-payday-loans-market-2021-expected-to-drive-growth-through-2028-oxford-spokesperson/ Fri, 28 Jan 2022 09:44:37 +0000 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/online-payday-loans-market-2021-expected-to-drive-growth-through-2028-oxford-spokesperson/ Global online payday loan market research is an intelligence report with meticulous efforts undertaken to study the correct and valuable information. The data that has been reviewed takes into account both existing top players and upcoming competitors. The business strategies of key players and new industries entering the market are studied in detail. A well-explained […]]]>

Global online payday loan market research is an intelligence report with meticulous efforts undertaken to study the correct and valuable information. The data that has been reviewed takes into account both existing top players and upcoming competitors. The business strategies of key players and new industries entering the market are studied in detail. A well-explained SWOT analysis, revenue share and contact information are shared in this report analysis. It also provides market information in terms of development and its capabilities.

MR Accuracy Reports authored the report, titled Global Online Payday Loans Market 2021 is a methodical research study based on the Online Payday Loans Market analyzing the competitive landscape of the industry worldwide. Using effective analytical tools such as SWOT analysis and Porter’s Five Forces analysis, the report provides a comprehensive assessment of the Online Payday Loans market. Our large research team was able to capture all of the important chapters of the final report as they strove.

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This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current global Online Payday Loans market based on segmented types and downstream applications. Major product development trends are examined under the major downstream segment scenario. This report also focuses on the key driving and inhibiting factors affecting the market and the competitive landscape. Global and regional key players of Online Payday Loans industry are profiled in detail along with sales data and market share information. This report also includes global and regional market size and forecast, as well as a detailed analysis of the top 20 economies.

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Conclusions of Chapter 15

Segmented by type

Payment

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Segmented by Application

Staff

Big business

SME

Segmented by country

North America

United States

Canada

Mexico

Europe

Germany

France

UK

Italy

Russia

Spain

Asia Pacific

China

Japan

Korea

South East Asia

India

Australasia

Central and South America

Brazil

Argentina

Colombia

Middle East and Africa

Iran

Israel

Turkey

South Africa

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How ‘payday loans’ help wolves manage their money https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/how-payday-loans-help-wolves-manage-their-money/ Fri, 28 Jan 2022 09:41:22 +0000 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/how-payday-loans-help-wolves-manage-their-money/ Wolves received £23m in loan secured against future installments from Diogo Jota’s sale to Liverpool, helping Jeff Shi manage cash flow WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND – JULY 15: Wolverhampton Wanderers Technical Director Scott Sellars (L) and Wolverhampton Wanderers Executive Chairman Jeff Shi look on during a Wolverhampton Wanderers pre-season training session at Sir Jack Hayward Training Ground […]]]>

Clubs won’t use the same wording, but many regularly take loans from banks. It is very common in modern football.

Wolves are no different. In 2019, they took out a £50m loan backed by future TV revenue with Australian financial services giant Macquarie Group.

Last month, they then received £23million from the same group on a secured loan against the last two installments owed by Liverpool for the sale of Diogo Jota.

Financial jargon aside – Wolves essentially received £23m in December and when those future installments arrive from Anfield, due in July 2022 and July 2023, that money will then be refunded to the bank – with interest.

The reason? Cash flow. Clubs tend to receive huge sums of money at the start of a season, with advances from television contracts and subscription sales, but often have little revenue throughout a season.

They have to pay salaries and various other expenses, and that’s where bank loans come in.

“Good cash flow in any business is essential for survival and sustainability,” said football finance expert Kieran Maguire.

“Companies don’t fail because of a lack of profit, they fail because they don’t manage their cash flow well.

“It’s exactly the same as us. As individuals, we may be asset rich, in the sense that we have a car or a house, but if we don’t have the money to buy groceries for that week, we will starve.

“Having someone in a football club who can do cash flow forecasting and budgeting is essential for the survival of the club.”

If you or I have taken out a payday loan, the interest may be piling up and financial difficulties are on the horizon.

But with traditional banks reluctant to lend to football clubs, these specialist lenders step in with lower interest rates.

“I don’t think there is a danger of clubs taking out these types of loans,” Maguire added.

“If you get the money now, that will solve the problem and it could give you a cash flow problem in a year or two, or perhaps Wolves would have sold two more players or secured funding from other sources.

“So I don’t see that as a problem. It’s a cash management issue and it’s cheaper than other forms of borrowing because it’s secured by money transfers. The clubs could see an advantage in this.

“There is always interest on these types of loans.

“In the documents we have seen, the lender normally charges between seven and nine and a half percent interest per annum.

“It’s not prohibitive and it’s cheaper than a credit card. It’s cheaper than some owners charge for club loans, but it’s still important if we look at the money versus Diogo Jota’s transfer.

“We’re talking tens of millions of pounds, so the interest is potentially hundreds of thousands of pounds, but that won’t stop a club from continuing.”

The financial world of football was murky enough before the Covid-19 pandemic kicked in.

There are many examples, past and present, where this goes wrong and clubs cease to exist.

But for now, football payday loans will remain and the industry as a whole should thrive.

Maguire said: “The pandemic has certainly not helped clubs.

“The Premier League is financially insulating itself from the pandemic due to the strength of TV deals, but matchday revenue is still a vital part of a club’s finances. Therefore, this hole must be filled in one way or another.

“They like to call it bill discounting, but I prefer the term ‘glorified payday loan.’

“These types of loans are quite common in other industries, and those industries survive.”

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Governor, Legislature Shouldn’t Ignore Payday Loans | Remark https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/governor-legislature-shouldnt-ignore-payday-loans-remark/ Wed, 26 Jan 2022 04:00:00 +0000 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/governor-legislature-shouldnt-ignore-payday-loans-remark/ During the first week of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers introduced several bills that would lower New Mexico’s unreasonable 175% interest rate cap on small loans to 36%. But the Legislature won’t even be able to discuss such measures during the current 30-day session without an official “message” from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. So far, […]]]>

During the first week of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers introduced several bills that would lower New Mexico’s unreasonable 175% interest rate cap on small loans to 36%. But the Legislature won’t even be able to discuss such measures during the current 30-day session without an official “message” from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham.

So far, the governor has not indicated she is willing to send such a message. In 2021, the legislature nearly passed a bill that would have dramatically reduced excessive interest rates on small installment loans in the state. Last year’s Senate Bill 66 would have capped rates at 36%, as many other states do. The bill passed the Senate with a good margin. However, the bill derailed in the House of Representatives, which passed a watered-down version backed by a coalition of Republicans and Democrats – including a large number of progressives.

The bill died at the end of the session before a conference committee convened to attempt to resolve differences. New Mexico Ethics Watch recently released a report titled “The Big Interest in Small Loans.”

We analyzed the effect of storefront loan companies on their customers, how this state compares to others, the history of usury laws in New Mexico, industry campaign contributions, messages lobbyists for these companies and other aspects of installment lending.

So far, at least three bills similar to last year’s SB 66 have been introduced in the Legislative Assembly: Senate Bill 107 (Sens. Bill Soules and Katy Duhigg, both Democrats) ; Senate Bill 129 (by Senator Gregg Schmedes, a Republican); and house

Bill 78 (by Rep. Patricia Caballero, a Democrat). The three measures would reduce the interest rate to 36%.

Although the governor has expressed the idea of ​​ending high interest rates, a recent statement from his press office to reporters is not encouraging.

Its spokesperson wrote: “We are not prepared to compromise the importance of the issue by adding it to the agenda without a good faith consensus among stakeholders that will result in substantial action and protections for New Mexicans”.

However, seeking “consensus” here essentially means giving storefront lenders a veto over legislation that would essentially amount to a pay cut for their industry and still leave poor New Mexicans vulnerable.

“The longer we wait for good, common sense legislation to rid New Mexico of excessive interest rates, the longer the poor will have to suffer,” said Kathleen Sabo, executive director of New Mexico Ethics Watch. “We are calling on Governor Lujan Grisham to send a message and let the debate in the Legislative Assembly begin.”

Tony Ortiz is a retired public servant and attorney who has worked with New Mexico Ethics Watch since 2018. Steve Terrell is a retired journalist who also works for ethics in government.

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Using payday loans during the COVID-19 pandemic https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/using-payday-loans-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/ Mon, 24 Jan 2022 15:39:59 +0000 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/using-payday-loans-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/ On a day-to-day basis, paying bills can be a real challenge for most individuals and households. Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial situation has worsened, highlighting the need for most people to obtain emergency cash. Payday loans give you access to short-term funds, but usually at a higher interest rate. Most payday loans are […]]]>

On a day-to-day basis, paying bills can be a real challenge for most individuals and households. Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial situation has worsened, highlighting the need for most people to obtain emergency cash.

Payday loans give you access to short-term funds, but usually at a higher interest rate. Most payday loans are usually between $500 and $1,500 or less. In addition, your personal loan is due when you receive your monthly salary.

One could easily imagine that the pandemic will be helpful to the business of payday lenders. However, quite the opposite happened, as fewer people took out payday loans. This can be attributed to a number of factors.

First, at the height of the pandemic, most states made it easier for households to access cheaper loans. In reality, small business administration (SBA) has undertaken a Paycheck Protection Program to ensure businesses can access loans to stay afloat and keep employees working.

Also, with the federal relief and child tax credit available to many people along with other social benefits, the need for payday loans has diminished. Nevertheless, many finance experts believe that there could be an increase in demand for payday loans very soon. Although there are fewer lockdowns and restrictions, COVID-19 is still in full swing. So the pandemic lending rules may apply to most payday lenders.

Either way, here’s how to navigate getting and using a payday loan during the pandemic. In this article, you’ll also learn about the pros and cons of payday loans in these circumstances and whether it’s the best cash advance option for you.

How to get a payday loan during the pandemic

For starters, payday loans aren’t as popular as they were a few years ago. Only about 31 states allow payday loans while the rest have banned the loan structure at varying levels. So, you may need to check with your state loan policies to see if payday loans are allowed.

If so, you can visit payday loan stores near you or access a lender app from your mobile device. Applying for a payday loan can be done through an application form with the lender. Since payday loans are unsecured, you don’t have to worry about collateral when applying for a loan.

Applying for a payday loan during the pandemic, or at any time, requires that you have a current job. You will need to submit your payment stub and authorize your lender to transfer the amount electronically or you can write a post-dated check for this amount.

Common payday loan terms

Payday loans are a special form of financing because they differ from most conventional loans. Here are the common loan terms you should expect when taking out a payday loan during this pandemic.

  • A short payment period: Most people refer to payday loans as a two-week performance loan. Indeed, the time window for reimbursement is very short, generally not exceeding two weeks.
  • High interest rate: It is best to calculate the interest rate for payday loans using the annual percentage rate (APR). Most loans have an average APR of 400% or more, which makes them very expensive.
  • Single payment: Unlike most loans, you cannot repay your personal loan in installments. All payments are usually made in one installment on the next payday.

What happens if you can’t repay your payday loan?

Most of the time, borrowers are unable to complete the repayment of their payday loan. Usually, the lender tries to cash the check or make an electronic transfer. If you have an insufficient balance, your bank will charge you an overdraft as often as it happens.

If you continue to default, lenders may call endlessly, contact relatives, or hand you over to collection agencies. To avoid this, you can contact the lender to offer extended payment plans if you think you won’t be able to meet the payment due date. Most lenders are generally open to this feature. You can also take out a debt consolidation loan or declare bankruptcy if you are truly unable to repay the loan.

In extreme cases, after a long period of default, the lender may seek a settlement requiring the borrower to pay less than agreed. Since the interest is usually exorbitant, the lenders end up losing nothing. However, this can ruin your credit score.

Alternatives to payday loans

If you decide that payday loans aren’t the ideal pandemic option for you, there are several alternatives you can try. Here are some other types of emergency loans without the drawbacks of payday loans.

  • Bad Credit Loans: These loans are ideal for times of emergency, especially if you have a low credit rating. They are secured unlike payday loans and they have lower interest rates.
  • Cash Advance Apps: Cash Advance apps are mobile software that can offer loans in anticipation of future income. Although they also charge by APR, they are cheaper and won’t put you in a debt cycle.
  • Lending Circles: Instead of getting payday loans with ridiculous repayment terms, you can pool resources from family or friends with little or no interest.
  • Pawnbroker: This type of loan requires you to provide collateral in exchange for a loan. If you pay as agreed, your property will be returned to you. This process is less expensive than payday loans.

Final Thoughts on Payday Loans

While payday loans are undeniably useful for emergency financing, they leave you with more than just debt to settle. This is why many financial experts advise borrowers to avoid loans. If you’re already in this one and the pandemic is affecting your ability to pay, you can follow one of the recommended steps in this article. Otherwise, you better look for other emergency loan options.

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Topeka JUMP Holds Rally Against Payday Loans https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/topeka-jump-holds-rally-against-payday-loans/ Wed, 19 Jan 2022 21:50:00 +0000 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/topeka-jump-holds-rally-against-payday-loans/ TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – With payday lenders able to charge up to 391% interest in the Sunflower State, community leaders have called on Kansas lawmakers to change. Topeka JUMP says community members from local and state organizations came together to demand reform of payday lending practices across the Sunflower State on Wednesday, January 19. Kansans […]]]>

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – With payday lenders able to charge up to 391% interest in the Sunflower State, community leaders have called on Kansas lawmakers to change.

Topeka JUMP says community members from local and state organizations came together to demand reform of payday lending practices across the Sunflower State on Wednesday, January 19.

Kansans for Payday Loan Reform organized the rally to call the community and the Kansas Legislature to action.

“Predatory lending puts people who are already economically disadvantaged even further away,” said Rabbi Moti Rieber of Kansas Interfaith Action. “It takes money out of the pockets of the hard-working poor.”

KIFA joined the coalition because members wanted to ensure borrowers are protected from outrageous lending practices that charge up to 391% interest and fees in the state of Kansas.

Elizabeth Lewis, Director of Maternal and Child Initiatives for March of Dimes, said his organization was concerned about the burden that poverty places on mothers, babies and families. She said the MOD’s national strategic plan aims to disrupt economic insecurity across the lifespan, which negatively impacts the financial well-being of families and contributes to the abuse of mothers and babies.

“These types of short-term loans are linked to people of color, people living in poverty, and single-parent families in need of money for food and medical expenses,” Lewis said. “There is scientific evidence that increased stress can contribute to low birth weight, malnutrition and other health issues like high blood pressure, obesity and shorter life expectancy.”

Currently, JUMP said payday lenders are allowed to charge Kansans up to 391% interest. He said borrowers can borrow up to $500, but many are forced to re-borrow to save money for rent, bills, food and gas.

The gathering was held virtually with key speakers and stakeholders gathered at Grace Episcopal Cathedral.

To watch the rally, click HERE.

To view the coalition’s petition, click HERE.

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Capitol Drive Loans offers payday loans in Milwaukee, WI https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/capitol-drive-loans-offers-payday-loans-in-milwaukee-wi/ Wed, 19 Jan 2022 16:34:48 +0000 https://clatskaniechiefnews.com/capitol-drive-loans-offers-payday-loans-in-milwaukee-wi/ Milwaukee, Wisconsin- The pandemic has created an environment of uncertainty and financial need, especially for people in Wisconsin who have lost their jobs and suffered pay cuts/reductions. As things slowly return to normal, individuals/families still need basic necessities, medical bills, and other urgent needs that cost money, a problem Capitol Drive Loans seeks to alleviate. […]]]>

Milwaukee, Wisconsin- The pandemic has created an environment of uncertainty and financial need, especially for people in Wisconsin who have lost their jobs and suffered pay cuts/reductions. As things slowly return to normal, individuals/families still need basic necessities, medical bills, and other urgent needs that cost money, a problem Capitol Drive Loans seeks to alleviate.

Since its inception, Capitol Drive Loans has helped local Milwaukee residents meet their short-term cash flow needs, allowing them to pay their emergency bills on time. The professional, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable team leverages their knowledge of the financial industry to help clients understand the process of taking out a payday loan and guide them through the process.

The payday loan company serves clients who may need loans for dental bills, unexpected medical bills, emergency home repair costs, house/rent payments, unexpectedly high utility bills , broken appliances, car repair costs or any other unforeseen expense. Applying for a loan at a bank takes time, requires a guarantee/co-signer, an individual’s credit review and other guidelines before the money is released. However, Capitol Drive Loans provides loans to people with good or bad credit within 24 hours, an approach that has contributed to its longevity as a Best payday loan company in Milwaukee WI.

In addition to credit checks, the loan company serves customers who have filed for bankruptcy, those who do not have a paycheck directly deposited into their account, and those who have been approved by SSI. Knowing that finances are a sensitive issue, the team respects the privacy of its clients at all levels. They also keep confidential all personal information and information regarding transactions.

To apply for a payday loan from Capitol Drive Loans, a client needs a verifiable income and an open/active checking account. With this, they can start the application process over the phone, online, or at one of the company’s convenient locations. Once their request is received, they go through a quick approval stage before a customer can withdraw their money or check their bank account balance. During this process, the team offers advice on how to repay the loan and is available to answer any questions or concerns.

Capitol Drive Loans was founded over 20 years ago and has grown into a trusted loan provider with customer interests in mind. The managers and entire team of financial experts go above and beyond to make life easier for every client, regardless of their current situation, an approach that has earned them numerous 5-star reviews and positive testimonials.

To take advantage of these benefits, apply now for milwaukee payday loans on the company’s website. Capitol Drive Loans is located at 6512 W Capitol Dr, Milwaukee, WI, 53216, USA. For any additional inquiries, call 414-240-2543 to speak to an expert.

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