Competing with Payday Lenders, and Winning

Location: Salon F
Date: Wed, May 31
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Predatory lenders thrive where people have few other options, traditional banking services are not available, and access to short-term credit limited. Placemakers know these services can drain communities and families of resources and leave them worse off. Some have taken the fight to the payday lenders on their own turf, the market. See how some organizations have developed market-alternatives to payday loans, undercutting their business with better short-term loan alternatives.

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Slides - Matt Hull

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