Topeka JUMP Holds Rally Against Payday Loans

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – With payday lenders able to charge up to 391% interest in the Sunflower State, community leaders have called on Kansas lawmakers to change. Topeka JUMP says community members from local and state organizations came together to demand reform of payday lending practices across the Sunflower State on Wednesday, January 19. Kansans […]


Handbook on Recovery Institutions: A Guide for Recovery Leaders and Practitioners

Intended for anyone responsible for establishing, leading, supporting, or working with a government agency dedicated to managing disaster recovery after a catastrophic event, the “Handbook on Recovery Institutions: A Guidebook for Recovery Leaders and Practitioners describes institutional options, features, and management lessons based on actual disaster recovery operations experience. It is a useful planning tool […]


Payday loan victims only have days to get the last payment

Customers who have fallen victim to unaffordable payday loans only have days to ensure they get cash back before their lender goes into administration. Cash compensation is sent to thousands of customers who have taken out loans from Money Shop, Payday Express and Payday UK clients. But watch your bank account, because if you don’t […]


Universal Credit applicants can get an £812 advance if they feel the pinch in January

Those claiming Universal Credit and feeling the pinch in January can apply for an advance of up to £812. This is a “budget advance” and can be used to cover emergency household expenses. However, it is not free money and will need to be paid back, usually through discounts on future Universal Credit payments. Still, […]


CFPB gets payday rule restoration challenge

By Katryna Perera (January 14, 2022, 7:24 PM EST) – A DC federal judge on Friday dismissed a case against the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding the agency’s decision to repeal capacity underwriting requirements for reimbursement for payday lenders, despite arguments from community advocates that the agency used poor analysis to justify the rollback. […]


Cap on payday loan rates is bad news for those who need it

Kent Kaiser | The Detroit News Late last year, the so-called “Michiganders for Fair Lending” launched a ballot initiative that would do anything but make lending fairer in Michigan. They named this monstrosity the “Michigan Payday Loan Interest Rate Cap Initiative,” which would likely drive Michigan lenders out of business, hurting working-class Michigan residents. To […]


Dan Young’s Proven Handbook for Overcoming Stress and Depression

07 Jan 2022, 14:54 is updated: 07 Jan 2022, 14:54 ist There are two silent killers in the modern world whose victims are more and more numerous every year. Their names are stress and depression, and they have caused unspeakable misery for generations. Yet while their hold is fierce and their power overwhelming, there are […]

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Local Lingo: A Ski Town Dictionary – Buckrail

Editor’s Note: Every year, Best of Jackson Hole asks you to vote for your favorites: favorite foods, favorite adventures, local hangouts. It’s a celebration of the businesses, culture and people that make Jackson so special. To ring in the nominations season, which kicks off next week, we’re sharing evergreen content from the Best of Jackson […]