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Here's The Dodgy Payday Lender Behind That 'Grassroots' White House Petition

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Every good idea in American politics eventually becomes a vehicle for corporate lobbying. When the Obama administration unveiled its "We...

Amanda Terkel

In Texas, Toll Collection Outsourced To Payday Lender | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you want to set up an account to use the new toll road in El Paso, Texas, you may have to first stop by a payday lender. The El P...

William Alden

Bailed-Out Banks Finance 'Legalized Loan Shark' Lenders, Says New Report | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Big banks that received TARP bailout money are funding payday lenders -- companies Senator Dick Durbin (D - Ill.) termed "bottom feeders" -- and which...

Millions In U.S. Do Their Banking Without Banks, According To FDIC Survey

NPR | Sam Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

About 60 million adults do their banking at places other than banks, according to a new survey by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation....