Loan sharks

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Working towards a fairer consumer credit market

This paper considers interest rate caps, what is known about their use and impact in other jurisdictions, and how might they contribute to a fairer consumer credit regime in New Zealand.
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Women and payday lending

Good Shepherd Microfinance commissioned Digital Finance Analytics (DFA) to examine how women access and use payday loans. The report found women are using payday lending more. In 2005 about 84,000 women had used payday lending, but this had grown to 177,000 in 2015, a 110%...