Financial Cents: Posts About Payday Loans

How to Fight Back Against Bad Loans

What do you do if a lender has been taking advantage of you? Don't admit defeat. Here are some actions you can take against predatory lenders today.

Posted on: June 04, 2018


Can a Payday Loan Be Good For Your Credit Rating?

While a payday loan isn't going to help your credit score, failing to pay one back can still hurt it.

Posted on: May 30, 2018


Can a Payday Loan Company Take You to Court?

You know a payday loan can hurt your credit. But can failing to pay one back actually put you in front of a judge?

Posted on: May 22, 2018


Could You REALLY Pay Off a 3-Month Payday Loan in 3 Months?

Sure, a longer payday loan means more time to pay the loan off, but it also means higher costs—with no additional benefits.

Posted on: May 04, 2018



What’s Worse: An Overdraft Fee or A Payday Loan?

You'd think that a payday loan would be much more treacherous than a service offered by your bank, right? The answer may surprise you.

Posted on: February 27, 2018



The CFPB’s New Payday Lending Rule is a Big Win for Socially Responsible Lending

Learn more about how the rule works, who it will affect, and how consumers stand to benefit.

Posted on: October 13, 2017


How to Money, Episode 6: What is a Payday Loan?

It’s October, which means it’s time to get a little scary. That’s why our new episode of How to Money is focused on one of the scariest financial products there is: payday loans!

Posted on: October 04, 2017


5 Alarming Payday Loan Statistics

This mind-boggling data on payday loan affordability, loan rollover, and APR will make you think twice before borrowing.

Posted on: September 22, 2017