Activists would you like to draw focus on several of the most predatory monetary businesses.
By George Zornick Twitter
August 12, 2014
Activists rally outside an Advance America outlet in Columbia, Missouri tuesday. The business may be the largest payday loan provider in america. (picture by Ryan Betz of GRO Missouri)
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Just as much of America turns its awareness of the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, activists are bringing focus on a various sorts of predator—payday loan providers. This week, targeted actions outside payday loan outlets aim to highlight the debt traps that so often plague their clients in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri.
At one event morning in Columbia, Missouri, activists rallied outside an Advance America “cash advance center, ” tuesday
That provides residents short-term, high-interest loans for reasonably smaller amounts of cash. Advance America may be the biggest payday lender in the us.
Activists held signs reading “the bad can perhaps perhaps not manage to spend more” plus some dressed as sharks, based on pictures evaluated by The country, while a Navy airman described being caught by a loan that is payday. Further actions are prepared this week in Diverses Moines, Iowa and Springfield, Illinois.