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Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

Payday lenders prey on the working poor by providing extremely high-interest loans (for example, a 10-week loan for $200 could cost an additional $200 in interest and fees). This issue was so serious
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009

The big push to block reform and protect profits

They were kicked out of North Carolina, are constitutionally banned in Arkansas and heavily regulated in Minnesota. The Bush-era Department of Defense found that they are a threat to members of the military. What do these folks know that we don’t? Payday lenders thrive...
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
The Brewery Credit Union (BCU) has more on tap than just savings accounts and car loans. The community not-for-profit organization also offers BEER, or Brewery Employees Education Resource programs. “We always strive to educate,” said Marketing Director Mikal Gilliat, who noted that BCU’s seminars for first-time home...