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Straight Talk from an Installment Lender (Part 4)

March 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Straight Talk from an Installment Lender (Part 4)

In the last post in a four-part series, Andrew Morrison, a NILA member from Sun Loan Company, deliberates on wrong-footed policymaking, unintended consequences and the importance of safe, affordable small-dollar credit…. PART 4: TECH, TECH, [...]

AG Small Loan Letter to the FDIC Disappoints

February 19th, 2019|Comments Off on AG Small Loan Letter to the FDIC Disappoints

In late January, 14 State Attorneys General sent a letter to the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) in response to a request for information on small dollar lending. NILA feels compelled to comment on this [...]

Majority of Americans Aim to Strengthen Financial Well-Being in 2019

February 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Majority of Americans Aim to Strengthen Financial Well-Being in 2019

Last month, the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) released results from its annual survey on consumer expectations, finding that almost eight out of 10 (79 percent) of U.S. adults will set a financial goal [...]

“Live Checks” AFSA Letter to the Editor of American Banker

January 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on “Live Checks” AFSA Letter to the Editor of American Banker

A recent letter-to-the-editor of American Banker by AFSA's Bill Himpler dealt with the issue of so-called "live checks" otherwise known, more accurately, as loans-by-mail: January 2, 2019 Robert Blackwell Editor-in-Chief American Banker SourceMedia LLC [...]

Financially Literate Customers are Good Customers

December 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Financially Literate Customers are Good Customers

NILA members have applauded the recent announcement that U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Doug Jones, D-Ala., have introduced legislation to establish a competitive grant program at the U.S. Department of Education [...]

Straight Talk from an Installment Lender (Part 3)

November 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Straight Talk from an Installment Lender (Part 3)

In this four-part series, Andrew Morrison, a NILA member from Sun Loan Company, deliberates on wrong-footed policymaking, unintended consequences and the importance of safe, affordable small-dollar credit….. PART 3: IT’S THE PRODUCT NOT THE [...]