Reverend reunited with laptop stolen in Shrewsbury thanks to ‘magpie PC’ – shropshirestar.com


Reverend reunited with laptop stolen in Shrewsbury thanks to 'magpie PC'
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"As an auctioneer I'm sure this is the first time he has ever been so grateful for valuables to be returned to him!" The role of magpie officer allows police across the West Midlands to forge strong relationships with second hand and pawn shops to ...

Cleveland Heights lifts payday loan moratorium, pushes state to keep interest … – The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com


Cleveland Heights lifts payday loan moratorium, pushes state to keep interest ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
A customer enters a Payroll Advance location in Cincinnati in this 2008 photo. Cleveland Heights is lifting a moratorium on new businesses that issue payday loans without a license under the state's Short-Term Loan Act, which caps interest limits at 28 ...

Jewelry, car stolen from Watertown home – Waterbury Republican American


Jewelry, car stolen from Watertown home
Waterbury Republican American
TC's Pawn Shop in Waterbury reported taking in the jewelry at an earlier date. With the help of TC's Pawn Shop, investigators recovered the stolen jewelry and identified Luis Ortiz, 23, as a suspect in both the theft of the jewelry and the credit cards ...

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How financial ombudsman is trying to stop payday loans spiral out of control – The Guardian


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How financial ombudsman is trying to stop payday loans spiral out of control
The Guardian
On one side is a borrower who takes out a payday loan of £100, makes no attempt to repay it and does not answer the lender's calls. On the other is the lender who not only nearly trebles the debt by adding £175 in default charges but also makes 128 ...

Education Department renegotiates contracts with student loan servicers – Inside Higher Ed


Education Department renegotiates contracts with student loan servicers
Inside Higher Ed
The department may also hope that the changes help reset its relationship with a chorus of student, labor and consumer groups that have grown increasingly frustrated with how the department has administrated the federal direct loan program in recent years.
EDITORIAL – Loan policy changes are long overdueThe Collegian

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Payday loan woe as problems rocket, StepChange reveals – Evening Standard


Evening Standard

Payday loan woe as problems rocket, StepChange reveals
Evening Standard
StepChange said that between January and June 2014 it handled more than £72 million worth of payday loan debt that people were having difficulty repaying, up from £51m in the first six months of 2013.The number of people it helped in the period rose to ...

Payday loan hardship cases up 42%, says StepChange charity – BBC News


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Payday loan hardship cases up 42%, says StepChange charity
BBC News
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to a debt charity. The charity StepChange is asking the City regulator to take further action to protect consumers who suffer from such financial hardship.
Payday Loan Hardship Cases Rocket 42%International Business Times UK
Payday loan crisis: Number of debt-ridden families struggling to repay what ...Mirror.co.uk
Payday loan problems soaring, says debt charityThe Independent
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