Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council’s We Blog. Kerry Smith, Community Legal Services Warns regarding the Risk

Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council’s We Blog. Kerry Smith, Community Legal Services Warns regarding the Risk Ahead Observer — Pending Payday Lending Legislation: A Debt Trap for Military Veterans Kerry Smith, Staff Attorney, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, an advocate that is leading low earnings residents into the Philadelphia area, spoke into the Council at […]

Two banking institutions’ payday-advance financing attracts scrutiny

Two banking institutions’ payday-advance financing attracts scrutiny A move by two of Florida’s biggest banking institutions to the payday-advance-loan company is drawing fire from customer groups concerned about “predatory” financing by banking institutions trying to improve their earnings. Areas Bank and Fifth Third Bank are among a small number of U.S. banking institutions which have […]