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Title Lending: Grand Theft Auto

Remark: Recently released government data on small loans in New Mexico confirms what consumer advocates have known all along. Title loan borrowers might as well pay a thief to steal their car. Approximately 41,000 securities loans were made in New Mexico in 2014 and 10,000 vehicles were repossessed. As awful as that sounds, it doesn’t […]

Auto title loans offer quick cash for ho...

Scott Sweetalla, an auto loan customer, had his car repossessed by a lender due to high interest rates. “The money you would get from these people is not worth what happens later,” he said. (Photo by Erica Lang/Cronkite News) Advertisements and online listings for auto title loans make them especially attractive during the holiday season […]