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A Closer Look at Payday Loans

Never underestimate the tenacity of a consumer who wants something.
Yes, payday loans are horrible, but research shows they meet a need.
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Taking the Leap

Consider how your CU can help members find happy financial landings.
‘The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it.’
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Patrick Adams

Crossing the Line to Fight the Good Fight

CU collaborates with local bank for good of the community.
‘The problems in St. Louis are bigger than any rivalry between banks and CUs.’
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Getting a Good Stretch

While CUs bend over backwards to serve members, many employees are stretched thin.
Many consumers are over-extended with payday loans.
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CUNA Urges CFPB to Provide Reg Relief

Agency says it will develop recommendations to address regulatory streamlining issues.
CUNA cites need to address a number of issues, including ATM disclosures and HMDA triggers.
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Payday Lending

CUs keep recession-ravaged members out of the debt trap.
CUs aren’t waiting for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to change how payday lenders operate. Instead, they’re offering financially distressed consumers affordable borrowing options.
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Intent to Confuse

The typical payday loan borrower is indebted for more than half of the year.
I tend to get suspicious when the name of a trade association doesn't accurately describe who it represents.
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CU Develops Workplace-Based Payday Loan Alternative

Income Advance Program offers quick, small emergency loans.
NorthCountry FCU finds that reaching members of modest means requires moving beyond traditional lending methods.
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