The Wheel of (Mis) Fortune OR Why You Should Avoid Payday Lenders

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Aug 08, 2014

Want to explain to your students about the dangers of payday lending?  This is not a bad place to start.  This process flow is taken directly from ACE’s training manual (recently fined $10 million by CFPB) and demonstrates the cycle of misfortune that comes from payday lending:

 

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Tim Ranzetta

Tim's saving habits started at seven when a neighbor with a broken hip gave him a dog walking job. Her recovery, which took almost a year, resulted in Tim getting to know the bank tellers quite well (and accumulating a savings account balance of over $300!). His recent entrepreneurial adventures have included driving a shredding truck, analyzing executive compensation packages for Fortune 500 companies and helping families make better college financing decisions. After volunteering in 2010 to create and teach a personal finance program at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, Tim saw firsthand the impact of an engaging and activity-based curriculum, which inspired him to start a new non-profit, Next Gen Personal Finance.

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