Debt, rather than earnings, is being used to cover living costs, writes Carl Packman.
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It’s no longer fair for consumers to bear the large, usurious costs associated with loose regulation.
Carl Packman examines Respublica’s new report on civic finance and the commercial potential of Community Development Finance Institutions.
By 2015, the coalition will have landed another right hook on the collective jawbone of students and graduates with the planned privatisation of student debt.
Mainstream banking facilities have all but disappeared from low income areas. The Bank of Salford offers an alternative model.
The campaign to tackle the payday lending sector has been gifted another small victory today as the Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills publishes a report calling for more focussed regulatory attention to the sector.
In the UK 12 per cent of people do not have access to a bank account.