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Self-employed? 4 tips for setting personal financial goals
Self-employed? 4 tips for setting personal financial goals
If you're among the 10.6 million Americans who are self-employed, you know that being your own boss brings some serious rewards. Steering your own vessel gives you a freedom and control that just can't be found in traditional employment. But there are ...
If payday loans go away, what replaces them?
If payday loans go away, what replaces them?
The lenders who advance poor people money on their paychecks charge exorbitant interest rates that often snare the most vulnerable customers in a cycle of debt, the industry's critics have long said. Yet even consumer advocates who loathe the industry ...
Lynchburg, Virginia, jury sides with pawnshop against sheriff's captain
Lynchburg, Virginia, jury sides with pawnshop against sheriff's captain
After deliberating into the wee hours, a Lynchburg Circuit Court jury in Virginia awarded more than $100,000 to a city pawnshop in a civil trial against a Lynchburg sheriff's captain. Capt. Buddy Gene Wade, 53, was accused by Lynchburg Pawn of sell...
What you need to know about the new payday lending rules
What you need to know about the new payday lending rules
Federal regulators proposed ambitious rules last week that would require payday lenders to consider borrowers' ability to repay and limit the number of repeat loans. When final, the rules would radically change the way lenders make loans to an estimate...