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Zach Carter

Republicans Already Under Fire For Voting To Block Predatory Lending Protections For Troops | Zach Carter | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last week, a host of House Republicans voted to block predatory lending protections for American soldiers. This week, the Democratic Par...

Zach Carter

What Do Chase Bank, Condoms, The Tea Party, And Petty Fraud Have In Common? | Zach Carter | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

In mid-March, a division of JPMorgan Chase rejected an application to process payments for the fledgling New York City condom company Lovability, citi...

Authorities Hammer Sketchy Payday Lenders

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Business

Dec 2 (Reuters) - New York State's financial regulator, Benjamin Lawsky, sent subpoenas to 16 lead generator websites that sell sensitive consumer d...

Usury Is Alive And Well

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 05.11.2012 | Religion
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

The emergence of practices like "payday" and "predatory" lending deserve the scrutiny of religious leaders and people of faith.

Arthur Delaney

From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc. | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Montana voters on Tuesday approved a ballot initiative to cap interest rates on short-term credit at 36 percent, effectively banning payday loans -- p...