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My patience is wearing thin with the rogue lenders who still won’t play fair, The Money Blog

My patience is wearing thin with the rogue lenders who still won’t play fair

Payday lenders have been warned to get their act together by today, but few seem to have been listening to the Watchdog’s warnings

By | The Money Blog | Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 12:06 pm

Payday lenders: tough new rules but are they the same old unscrupulous firms?, The Money Blog

Payday lenders: tough new rules but are they the same old unscrupulous firms?

The Financial Conduct Authority is forcing high-cost credit firms to be more responsible, but new rules may not be tough enough

By | The Money Blog | Tuesday, 1 July 2014 at 8:05 am

Payday lenders: just when you thought they couldn’t get any more despicable, The Money Blog

Payday lenders: just when you thought they couldn’t get any more despicable

Misleading and unfair? Wonga’s pretend lawyer tactic costs it £2.6m in compensation

By | The Money Blog | Wednesday, 25 June 2014 at 11:12 am

Church’s credit union continues Welby’s ‘war on Wonga’ but more help for all needed, The Money Blog

Church’s credit union continues Welby’s ‘war on Wonga’ but more help for all needed

The church has vowed to help keep vulnerable people out of the clutches of predatory high-cost lenders

By | The Money Blog | Monday, 23 June 2014 at 11:12 am

Keep out payday lenders! Council bans payday loan ads from billboards and bus shelters, The Money Blog

Keep out payday lenders! Council bans payday loan ads from billboards and bus shelters

Plymouth has become the latest council to take action against high-cost credit companies

By | The Money Blog | Monday, 22 July 2013 at 4:29 pm

Newcastle campaigners unite to fight menace of payday lenders, The Money Blog

Newcastle campaigners unite to fight menace of payday lenders

Community action is hoping to battle high-cost credit companies

By | The Money Blog | Friday, 19 July 2013 at 3:53 pm

Payday lenders: are they targeting gamblers?, The Money Blog

Payday lenders: are they targeting gamblers?

Ed Miliband’s crackdown on payday lenders is long overdue. They’re already preying on vulnerable people.

By | The Money Blog | Monday, 8 April 2013 at 12:04 pm

Local communities can help crack payday lenders’ hold on the vulnerable, The Money Blog

Local communities can help crack payday lenders’ hold on the vulnerable

While MPs fail to control payday lenders, local groups are coming together to protect vulnerable people

By | The Money Blog | Wednesday, 13 March 2013 at 9:26 am

Payday lenders: helping victims get their lives back, The Money Blog

Payday lenders: helping victims get their lives back

The government has promised a crackdown on rogue lenders, but funding is desperately needed to pay for those who help vulnerable people suffering because of debt problems

By | The Money Blog | Wednesday, 6 March 2013 at 9:56 am

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