Wells Fargo’s Flex Loan program is a labyrinth of unclear eligibility requirements and a baffling case of vanishing funds.
The 2022 passage of House Bill 132, which set a stringent cap of 36% on interest rates for consumer loans, is having its intended and significant repercussions on New Mexico’s financial landscape. This was no accident: by restricting the interest rates that small-dollar lenders can charge, the rate cap effectively marginalized an entire segment of […]
Recent research has shown that health care consolidations not only lower costs for health care consumers but also improve multiple indicators of quality patient care.
In response to Fred Nathan’s (July 30) op-ed praising New Mexico’s efforts to end predatory lending, I must assert that the celebratory tone is premature and misguided. Two significant studies conducted by the Southwest Public Policy Institute — “No Loan For You!” published in March 2023 and “No Loan For You, Too!” published in June […]
The latest recipient of the Marianne T. Anderson Memorial Fellowship has been announced.
HB 3389 in Texas is critical for protecting consumers and businesses.
Jack Radomski and Brandt Kringlie are the inaugural recipients of the Marianne T. Anderson Memorial Fellowship.
Specialized emergency lenders play a crucial role in providing access to credit for individuals who may not qualify for traditional loans from banks or credit unions, and can be a lifeline for those facing unexpected expenses or a temporary financial setback.