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Oct 01 2015

Military Members to Get Boost


By Texas Appleseed Texas payday and auto title loan alarming trend: borrowers trapped in debt at 500% APR or higher Active duty service members in Texas, their spouses, and dependents will be better protected against a range of consumer loan and credit products via the Military Lending Act (MLA) final rule. The final federal rule, by …

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Aug 07 2013

When personalized becomes predatory: Advertisers set their strategies according to damaging stereotypes.

What do you think of when you hear the words “internet surveillance”? If you’ve been following the news, you might be thinking about the National Security Agency’s PRISM spying program. Or maybe you’re recalling debates about the age-old battle between security and liberty and deciding where to draw the line. That’s not the whole story, …

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Apr 09 2013

State fails consumers: Predatory lenders to continue bad business

Statement from Joe Sanchez, AARP Texas Associate State Director for Advocacy, on the Senate Committee on Business and Commerce’s passage of Senate Bill 1247: “The Senate Committee on Business and Commerce took a step backwards today that will leave tens of thousands of Texans exposed to abusive payday and auto title loans. SB 1247, by …

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