Auto Title Loans Riskier Than Payday Loans, New Report Says

By Herb Weisbaum, NBC News Digital When you’re desperate for cash and have run out of options, you might be willing to risk your car to buy yourself some time. That’s what happens with an auto title loan. You keep your car, but sign over the title to the lender who uses the vehicle as […]

Governor Terry McAuliffe appoints VPLC’s Christie Marra to Child Support Guideline Review Panel

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration today. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will build a new Virginia economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth. Secretariat of the Commonwealth Board Appointments Board for Professional Soil Scientists, […]

Wiggins: It’s a New Day in the Struggle Against Bad Lending Practices

By Dana Wiggins, Richmond Times-Dispatch Op-Ed Last week, Richmond became the latest battleground in the fight over high-cost loans and the predatory practices that go with them. On Thursday, March 26, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) held a public field hearing on small-dollar payday, car-title, open-ended line of credit, Internet and installment loans. This […]

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