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CDF to be honored by the American Constitution Society on April 26 in SF!

CDF will be one of four organizations honored at the event below — please join us!

Financial Parasites Are Still With Us, But Hopefully Not for Long

Originally published on The Huffington Post.

Almost four years ago, I wrote about a new non-profit check cashing and payday lender that opened in the Fruitvale area of Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. This alternative to private sector financial parasites, for-profit check cashers and payday lenders, has not […]

Online Lender SoFi Seems To Push Back IPO Plans, Raising $1 Billion

Via Techcrunch on 9/30:┬áSoFi has expanded from Student Loan refinancing to other types of credit, including personal loans and mortgages. It will be interesting to see how the Majors react as these “marketplace” upstarts continue to make noise…

 

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CDF to be honored by the American Constitution Society on April 26 in SF!

CDF will be one of four organizations honored at the event below — please join us!

Preliminary Study Results: Payday Loans, Debt and the Underbanked

Interested in how Payday loans compare to the other financial issues faced by underbanked populations? You’re in luck! In the following draft PDF, CDF founder Dan Leibsohn shares draft research conclusions from data generated through CDF’s flagship Community Check Cashing nonprofit money services storefront.

Click to view or download via PDF: Payday Loans, Debt […]

Experian hack exposes 15 million people’s personal information

Via The Guardian on October 1, 2015: We’ve created a world where personal data gets passed back and forth between credit agencies, data brokers, and corporations, and we’re obviously not doing a great job of designing and safeguarding those pathways. A system out of control!

Online Lender SoFi Seems To Push Back IPO Plans, Raising $1 Billion

Via Techcrunch on 9/30:┬áSoFi has expanded from Student Loan refinancing to other types of credit, including personal loans and mortgages. It will be interesting to see how the Majors react as these “marketplace” upstarts continue to make noise…

 

Financial Parasites Are Still With Us, But Hopefully Not for Long

Originally published on The Huffington Post.

Almost four years ago, I wrote about a new non-profit check cashing and payday lender that opened in the Fruitvale area of Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. This alternative to private sector financial parasites, for-profit check cashers and payday lenders, has not […]