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How To Avoid The Payday Loan Debt Cycle

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 09.30.2014 | Money
NextAdvisor.com

The premise is simple: borrow the amount you need plus a fee per $100 borrowed now, pay it back when your next paycheck arrives. Unfortunately, what often ends up happening is that the borrower can't pay back the amount borrowed within 14 days.

Are People Ditching Banks And Going Online For Loans?

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

In the past, if you needed a loan for your car, home improvements or to consolidate your credit cards, you would need to get dressed up and head down to the bank to beg for money. The Internet has made things a little easier.

Christina Wilkie

Jill Kelley's Sister Got Hefty Loan From Defense Department Lobbyist

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jill Kelley, a central figure in the sex scandal involving former CIA Director David Petraeus, tried to parlay her friendship with the g...

Woman Swindles $730,000 From Friends

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 10.31.2012 | Money

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Investigators say a $730,000 swindle started with a sweet pitch: an Iowa woman sent friends hand-written notes asking for loans so ...

What You Should Know About Personal Loans

Credit.com | Posted 10.22.2012 | Money
Credit.com

One option you may be considering is a personal loan, which can be used in a variety of different ways -- to help with a small business, finance a home renovation, consolidate debt or even pay for a wedding or vacation.

An Open Letter to America

Trisha Ocona Francis | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business
Trisha Ocona Francis

Why did the banks get billions of dollars in a bailout when many failed, but as a working, tax-paying citizen, my cries were left on deaf ears? How do I get out and become free again? I know everything is a risk including homeownership, and it comes with a lot of sacrifice.

5 Ways To Get Denied a Loan, Despite A Stellar FICO Score

Tim Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Chen

When it comes to getting approved for a loan, FICO isn't the only measure that matters. While important, it's also important to lenders that you fit a certain mold that tells them you won't default.

Financial Etiquette in the New Economy

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jason Alderman

For many people, 2009 was a bumpy ride. Although the economy seems to be rebounding, times are still tough for those dealing with significant financia...

Recession: We're All in This Together, Part 2

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Perhaps we could take a lesson from the prosperous: don't be ashamed to ask for money. There's nothing shameful about taking care of yourself and your family.

Sam Stein

Romney Dumped $35 Million Into Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney loaned his campaign a total of more than $35 million in 2007, according to the most recent filings of ca...