Payday advances draw a hefty cost, hefty critique

Payday advances draw a hefty cost, hefty critique

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With nearly fourteen days until payday, Roberta Koert of Ferndale required $100 on the go to pay for her phone bill. In the place of face disconnection, she went along to always check `N carry on 10 Mile in Oak Park and composed a check for $116 in return for $100 in money.

The price of that two-week wage advance loan is the same as an approximately 400 per cent annual percentage rate, but Koert does not consider it like that. To her, having to pay $16 for an instant loan is $34 not as much as it could price to obtain the phone re-connected and $9 lower than her bank would charge for the bounced check.Read more