CFPB publishes framework of payday loan rules

[ad_1] The new payday loan rules being considered by the Office of Consumer Financial Protection would require lenders to guarantee the borrower’s ability to repay a loan, limit short-term credits to 45 days or less, and establish a time limit of 60 day reflection for borrowers on three loans in …

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Payday loan laws drive traffic to pawn shops

[ad_1] While short-term loans usually have a pretty tough reputation, pawnshop is the most frowned upon arena in an already unloved category of consumer loans. By definition, a pawnshop offers loans on items that are not accepted as collateral by banks or traditional lenders. Items that typically appear in pawn …

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41 black-owned hotels to plan your next trip

[ad_1] Jnane TamsnaMarrakech, MoroccoOn a lush nine-acre plot outside of Marrakech, this quiet boutique has five houses and swimming pools, each uniquely designed. Seku BiDakar, SenegalThis intimate boutique offers French colonial villas, contemporary African art, and a quiet location in the Dakar-Plateau district. CuriocityDurban, Johannesburg, Cape Town; South AfricaA network …

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A women-only hostel where safety comes first

[ad_1] The state of gender relations in Bangladesh is in such a precarious position that the experience of all women, regardless of their stratum, is filled with fear, anxiety and even paranoia. The outrage currently plaguing the country over rape and gender-based violence is an indictment that the problem is …

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