A little cash can be costly.
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Use of installment loans has grown dramatically in recent years – all without the regulatory scrutiny that tamped down on abuses in the payday loan market.
Taking a loan has never been easier thanks to the proliferation of mobile lending platforms.
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Mobile loan platforms have given Kenyans access to easy loans, but they come at a high price.
Life insurer Let’s Insure trained its staff to use customers’ fear of loss to drive sales.
We are seeing widespread financial exploitation because of cultural, economic and political factors that haven't been addressed. Regulators should do more.
The subprime mortgage scandals hit Baltimore hard.
Predatory lending and the subprime mortgage crises as well as a history of economic injustice fueled the Baltimore protests.
In the new uncapped fee environment, there seems little to stop door-to-door sellers targeting the ill-informed.
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The federal budget proposal to uncap university fees could be taken as a blank chequebook for both universities and self-accrediting colleges offering higher education services. On the ABC’s 7.30 program…