LendUp to Refund $1.83 Million to Customers for Allegedly Falling Short of Payday Loan Promises

Personal Loans

LendUp to Refund $1.83 Million to Customers for Allegedly Falling Short of Payday Loan Promises

LendUp to Refund $1.83 Million to Customers for Allegedly Falling Short of Payday Loan Promises

If you’ve gotten a loan from LendUp, you might be entitled to a refund. Today, the San Francisco-based online lender Flurish, Inc., doing business as LendUp, was ordered to pay $3.6 million in refunds and civil penalties by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for failing to deliver the promised benefits of its products. The CFPB... Read More

Can I Fix My Credit in a Week?

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Can I Fix My Credit in a Week?

Can I Fix My Credit in a Week?

If you’re getting ready to apply for a car loan, mortgage or credit card, you may have heard it’s a good idea to check your credit before doing so. But, waiting until the last minute to check your credit before applying may have you surprised — if you find you have low credit scores for... Read More

4 Bank Perks You Probably Don’t Know About

Personal Finance

4 Bank Perks You Probably Don’t Know About

4 Bank Perks You Probably Don’t Know About

Whether you’ve got the big bucks or are working on it, it’s nice to know that some banks out there roll out the red carpet for loyal customers. Not only do they promise to manage your funds smartly, they offer a variety of services to make the experience that much better. Here, we’ve outlined some of... Read More

14 Amazon Shopping Hacks

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14 Amazon Shopping Hacks

14 Amazon Shopping Hacks

Almost everyone knows what Amazon is, even if they don’t shop online. The company has achieved enviable brand recognition and become the go-to site for online shoppers. If you are an Amazon shopper, you may think you know all there is to know about the site, but there are many lesser-known tips, tricks and benefits of which... Read More

Major Title Loan Lender TMX Finance Ordered to Pay $9M for Misleading Customers

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Major Title Loan Lender TMX Finance Ordered to Pay $9M for Misleading Customers

Major Title Loan Lender TMX Finance Ordered to Pay $9M for Misleading Customers

One of the nation’s largest title loan firms was fined $9 million for misleading consumers about their cost of borrowing, federal regulators said Monday. TMX Finance, the parent company of TitleMax, allegedly tricked borrowers into taking out longer-term, more expensive loans, and also used illegal debt collection tactics, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.... Read More

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