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Payday Lenders

A general view of a 'Speedy Cash' cash loans shop on Brixton High Street on November 1, 2012 in London, England. The recession has changed the face of the UK's high streets, which have seen a boom in bookmakers, discount stores, charity shops, cheque cashing (payday loans) and pawnbrokers as cash-strapped Brits struggled with their finances. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Sunnyvale Enacts Restrictions On Payday Lenders

SUNNYVALE (KCBS) – Sunnyvale has closed the window on payday lenders, enacting an ordinance Wednesday that caps the number of such businesses allowed in the city. The new law allows for six payday establishments, with […]

09/26/2013

(CBS)

Payday Lenders Reach $4.3 Million Settlement With SF

San Francisco’s city attorney announced details of a $4.3 million settlement with some payday lenders including Check ‘n Go that allegedly spiked interest rates as high as 400 percent.

12/27/2012

The storefront of a payday lender in San Jose. (CBS)

Santa Clara County Moves To Curb Payday Lenders

Santa Clara County has decided to rein in predatory payday loan outfits by imposing a moratorium that prevents more lenders from setting up shop.

02/29/2012