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Predatory lending
Kearney Hub
The financial meltdown of 2008 left unforgettable, devastating effects. Countless hard-working Americans lost their jobs and were forced to foreclose on their homes because of irresponsible and predatory financial institutions. In response to this ...

HSBC Says High Court Ruling Ends Predatory-Lending Suit
Law360 (subscription)
Cook County says HSBC North America Holdings Inc. targeted its minority residents with predatory subprime mortgages, whose foreclosures then wreaked $300 million worth of economic havoc. After the Supreme Court's city of Miami decision in May, which ...

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Our View: Living in a debt trap
Joplin Globe
One could say that the lenders are responsible for their situations. Oklahoma Sen. David Holt said, “I guess one man's predatory lending is another man's free market. If it's a bad product, it will not succeed.” That may be true, but people in ...

Reverse mortgages: predatory lending or valuable planning tool?
Cleveland Jewish News
In the subsequent decades, reverse mortgages have been criticized for many reasons, including confusing terms that make predatory lending a concern, high initiation costs, higher interest rates than conventional mortgages or home-equity loans, and ...

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

My Voice: Predatory payday lenders try sneaking back
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Because payday lenders unrelentingly attempt to skirt consumer protections in every state that has passed payday lending reform, the successful South Dakota ballot measure included language to prevent circumvention of the rate cap by indirect means.

Reporter's Notebook: CALCOE finds way to grow in new era
Yakima Herald-Republic
“It was something we need needed to do to change ourselves up to be able to survive,” she said. “So we can continue to sharpen our skills and become better lenders and a better partner to these (borrowers). The more we learn, the more we can help them.”.

West Virginia Record

Couple accuses Real Time Solutions, US Bank of predatory lending
West Virginia Record
BECKLEY – A Prosperity couple is accusing their mortgage loan servicer and holder of predatory lending practices. Paul and Lisa Smith filed a complaint on July 6 in the Raleigh Circuit Court against Real Time Solutions Inc. and US Bank NA as trustee ...

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Washington state secures debt relief for 2000 Corinthian Colleges student loan victims
Legal News Line
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges in 2014 for allegations of an illegal predatory lending scheme. Corinthian ceased operations in 2015, and Ferguson joined a coalition of attorneys general in urging the U.S. Department ...

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The Latest Predatory Banking Practice You Haven't Heard About: Auto Loans
The Nation.
With the value of the subprime auto-loan industry now worth about $26 billion—and shaping up to be the next finance bubble—Santander, along with other big lenders, has come under fire for unethical sales tactics amid the new subprime feeding frenzy.

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