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Five Secrets To Know Before Taking A Payday Loan

Updated October 21, 2016 - Installment LoansPayday Loans

Payday lenders generally do not check credit and can deposit $1000 cash into a checking account over night. Sounds great, right? So what's the catch?

First, not all lenders are the same. Second, these loans are not cheap. Check out the secrets behind payday loans before you borrow.

Short term loans can help in a bind. They don't require good

Happy Holidays And New Year

Updated September 18, 2014 - Hound NewsInstallment LoansPayday Loans

The Payday Hound wishes you and your families a most wonderful New Year.

This year brought many changes to the payday lending landscape. In our opinion, the biggest impact was made by the NY Attorney General. Their cease and desist letter to payday lenders making loans in NY brought a lot of press but we believe real change was made

Great Plains Lending And Plain Green Loans Stop Marketing

Updated November 14, 2015 - Installment Loans

Great Plains Lending and Plain Green Loans have stopped marketing new loans pending the outcome of a court case in which the NY Attorney General sued another payday lender for offering loans in the State of New York. Both these lenders are operated by Think Finance as tribal entities under the premise that they can export their tribal laws into

What Are Direct Payday Loan Lenders

Updated September 18, 2014 - Installment LoansPayday Loans

Direct payday loan lenders make are companies that actually make payday loans. Understanding the payday loan process and other players in the process will help to explain this better.

The basic steps for making a payday loan are,

Direct Payday Loan Lenders generally manage all the steps listed above. Sometimes they do the entire process themselves and other times they

Do Payday Loans Affect Credit Score?

Updated December 01, 2014 - Installment LoansPayday Loans

Do payday loans affect credit score? The quick answer is yes. Payday loans affect credit score if you do not pay back your loan and the loan goes to a collection agency. It is important to note that taking out a payday loan and paying it back on time will NOT help your credit score.

To better understand this relationship