EdPuzzle: Are Payday Loans Ever a Good Idea?
What do you do when you're out of cash and your bills aren't paid? You might consider taking a payday loan, but here's why you should think twice...
This video from TwoCents titled "Are Payday Loans Ever a Good Idea?" highlights how payday loans can trap borrowers in a cycle of debt and end up costing much more than they were advertised.
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Experience Payday Loans from the other side of the table and see how it feels in the NGPF Arcade game: Shady Sam.
Want to avoid having students loans overwhelm your budget and put you in financial stress? See how in the NGPF PAYBACK Challenge!
About the Author
Always enamored with learning, Dan’s parents affectionately nicknamed him “The Sponge” as a kid. After earning his Engineering Master’s from NC State University followed by six years of teaching, Dan joins NGPF to pursue his passion of inspiring financial capability in anyone who will listen. Having navigated seven years of higher education debt-free through scholarships, work, creative budgeting, and a whole lot of help, he recognizes the freedom that comes from financial independence and hopes to share that gift with others. In the (rare) times he’s not discussing finance, Dan enjoys running, reading, playing board games, spending time with his daughter, and being sous chef for his wife.
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