Your Rights As A Consumer Of Financial Services
I. BORROWERS TOO HAVE RIGHTS. Many people who borrow money believe that all of the rights and advantages of a loan contract go to the lender of funds. Certainly lenders have significant rights as they must have to be able to secure the return of their funds. If the lender is a bank or other […]Read More
Try These Alternatives to Payday Lending
Payday loans, or payday advances, are typically two-week loans between $100 and $500. A consumer provides a payday lender with a post-dated check and receives cash for the check amount instantly, minus a 15 to 30 percent finance charge. When expressed as an APR (annual percentage rate), this rate can exceed 600% in states where […]Read More
How Do Young Adults Establish Good Credit?
Establishing good credit is an essential step for young adults who are looking to purchase a car, a home and achieve other milestones. Additionally, many employers now review applicants’ credit histories as part of the hiring process. Establishing and maintaining good credit is vital to future success, but it can also be challenging. Here are […]Read More