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Pew Charitable Trust Scraps “Consumer Finance” Project After SPPI Debunks Pew’s Findings

Albuquerque, NM — The Pew Charitable Trusts has “archived” their Consumer Finance project and reassigned Alex Horrowitz as Project Manager of their Housing Policy Initiative. Earlier this year, the Pew Charitable Trusts released a study that claimed that six of the eight largest banks now offer affordable small loans. In another study, Horowitz wrote: “Pew’s […]

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RealClearMarkets: Need a $200 Loan? You’re Mostly Outta Luck

Originally published at realclearmarkets.com on June 21, 2023 In New Mexico, an interest rate cap on specialized emergency loans when into effect in January. Since then, big-bank promoters have endorsed the small-dollar short-term loan products offered by U.S. Bank, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Huntington Bank, and others as alternatives. Recently, those same activists have thrown in support for […]

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Report: No Loan for You, Too!

The unintended consequences of price controls on consumer access to credit.

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Report: No Loan for You!

How the war on specialized emergency loans has hurt New Mexicans.

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