Financial Cents: Posts About Payday Loans

To Payday or Not to Payday? (1 of 3) – Skipping the Drama of Payday Loans

Everyone needs money (and help) from time to time. But when you find yourself in need, ask yourself: Is a payday loan what you need, or is it what you really need to avoid? Here are the top three reasons you should dodge the drama of a payday loan.

Posted on: May 16, 2016


Escape the Payday Predator (3 of 3): Fact-Checking the Payday Lenders

Predatory lenders have a much-deserved reputation for twisting the truth, lying by omission and generally being deceptive about their loans. Here are the cold hard facts about payday loans you deserve to know.

Posted on: April 28, 2016


Escape the Payday Predator (2 of 3): 3 Common Tactics Meant to Trap You in Debt

Payday lenders use three primary tactics to trap borrowers in debt. Knowing these tactics will help you identify and avoid predatory lenders who use them, saving you a lot of money and stress.

Posted on: April 27, 2016


Escape the Payday Predator (1 of 3): Identify a Predatory Lender with these 5 Warning Signs

Payday loans are never safe. Here are five warning signs you may be dealing with a predatory lender.

Posted on: April 26, 2016


The Politics of Payday: Why Netflix’s House of Cards and Payday Lenders Deserve Each Other

While neighborhood payday lenders may not have the social savvy of the Washington DC powerbrokers on House of Cards, they’re both deceitful operators willing to do anything to get what they want. Let’s break it down…

Posted on: March 04, 2016