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There will always be lenders happy to fund customers at high interest rates. But alternatives are needed for the financially excluded. Image sourced from

Payday lending trap requires a credit supply rethink

The number of Australians getting caught in a repetitive cycle of payday loans is growing, but in many cases they have little choice.
Payday lenders can seem a necessity for many Australians. Flickr/taberandrew

Almost 3 million adult Aussies lack basic financial services

Almost 3 million adult Australians are entirely or severely excluded from mainstream financial services including bank loans…

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