3/26/2015 – Payday Loans – And Endless Cycles of Debt – Targeted by Federal Watchdog (NPR)

Mar 26, 2015 Comments Off by

For millions of cash-strapped consumers, short-term loans offer the means to cover purchases or pressing needs. But these deals, typically called payday loans, also pack triple-digit interest rates — and critics say that borrowers often end up trapped in a cycle of high-cost debt as a result. Now, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is preparing to unveil a framework of proposed rules to regulate payday lenders and other costly forms of credit.

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