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Student-loan borrowers' biggest defender in the government is in jeopardy

The Supreme Court is about to take on a case challenging the funding structure of the CFPB. The sta…

Ayelet Sheffey   


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Payday lenders target communities of color. But fintechs offering small-dollar loans and flexible wages may help break the debt trap.

Fintechs offering small-dollar loans and early access to wages could help break minority communitie…

Shannen Balogh   


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DeSantis is now a millionaire. Unfortunately, he still has student loans to pay off.

"The Courage to be Free" was on the bestseller list, and DeSantis, 44, made $1.25 million from the …

Kimberly Leonard   


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A millennial tried out the TikTok-famous cash stuffing budget method and said it helped her pay off a $19,000 car loan ahead of schedule

Berenice, 29, said it used to feel like her money "just went down the drain." Now she uses an old-s…

Jacob Zinkula   


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Only 32 student loan borrowers - ever - have qualified for full forgiveness through an income-driven repayment plan

Federal repayment programs were first introduced over two decades ago, but only 32 student loan bor…

Lauren Frias   


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The young lawyer who became the 'Don Quixote' of canceling student debt

Austin Smith has argued that courts systematically misinterpreted the bankruptcy code in student le…

Cezary Podkul   


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6 Outrageous Facts That Show How Payday Lenders Screw Consumers

Payday loan stores tend to aggregate in areas with higher rates of poverty. The six counties in Cal…

Hayley Peterson   


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I paid off $40,000 of student loans in 2 years thanks to 3 smart habits

By putting every spare dollar toward his student loan debt, he was able to pay back his student loa…

Eric Rosenberg   


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How Marketers Use Big Data To Prey On The Poor

"The products companies described to the Committee include consumer profiles characterizing consume…

Aaron Taube   


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4 things I've done this year to take control of my money and get on the path to building wealth

My mother opened a savings account for me when I was in the first grade. Now a college graduate, I'…

Bria Overs   


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Thousands are flocking to a credit card that helps people repair their bad FICO scores and avoid payday loans

Without access to credit cards or traditional bank loans, these people have turned to alternative l…

Alex Morrell   


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Fed Chair Powell says a double-sized rate hike is 'on the table' in May, making mortgages, car loans, and credit-card interest even more pricey

The Fed usually raises rates by 0.25 percentage points at each meeting. With inflation at 41-year h…

Ben Winck   


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In unearthed audio, payday lenders were caught discussing how to raise money for Trump's reelection in order to thwart new regulations

The webinar opens a window into the payday lending industry's strategy as it attempts to fend off t…

Joseph Zeballos-Roig   


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I repossess private yachts worth up to $20 million when owners default on their loans. Here's what happens when I track them down.

"I had one guy who chained the propeller of his boat to the dock in the hopes of causing damage to …

Jenny Powers   


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Britain's biggest payday lender is getting destroyed by regulation

"Following the end of the financial year we secured a €30 million debt facility, a major vote of co…

Matthew Nitch Smith   


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Bankers on the Disney-21st Century Fox deal are set to make a $150 million payday

It's shaping up to be a very lucrative month for dealmakers at Goldman Sachs and Centerview Partner…

Alex Morrell   


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How to use a personal loan to pay off your credit cards

The first thing you need when working on any payoff plan is a good list of all of your debts. Creat…

Eric Rosenberg