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Guest comment: 'Payday loan ads should be banned before the watershed'

15 September 2014

The Children's Society is calling for a change in law to ban payday loan adverts from TV and radio before 9pm

Payday loan debt problems soar

2 September 2014

The number of people struggling to cope with payday loan debts has risen by more than 13,000 in the past year

Complaints about 'payday loan middlemen' soar

19 August 2014

Complaints about 'Payday loan middlemen' sites that take money from people's accounts have doubled in the last year

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15 July 2014

Payday loans cap will slash costs, regulator says

The FCA says the cost of payday loans and other high-cost short-term credit will fall 'significantly' under its plans

15 July 2014

Tell the regulator: Has it got payday loan cap right?

Today, the FCA is proposing a cap on payday loans to stop excessive charges being passed on to customers

14 July 2014

Payday lender The Money Shop lent thousands too much money, watchdog rules

Over 6,000 borrowers who were lent more than they could afford are to be refunded a combined total of more than £700,000

8 July 2014

'Stigma' stops payday loan complaints, Ombudsman says

Complaints about payday lenders have more than doubled in the last two years but the 'stigma's' holding others back

4 July 2014

300,000 graduates sent fake debt collection firm letters by Student Loans Company

The Student Loans Company's letter purports to be from a debt recovery firm called "Smith Lawson & Company"

1 July 2014

Payday lenders face rollover crackdown from today

Payday lenders will no longer be able to roll over loans more than twice from today

27 June 2014

Is it just Wonga? Send us your debt demands from fake lawyers

MoneySavingExpert is calling for you to email us copies of any letters you've received from fake lawyers chasing debts

25 June 2014

Wonga to pay £2.6m after threatening borrowers with fake lawyers

Wonga pressured 45,000 customers into repaying payday loans by sending letters from non-existent law firms chasing debt

13 June 2014

Martin Lewis OBE: Congratulations from the MSE team

Martin has tonight been awarded an OBE in the Queen's birthday honours list

11 June 2014

Church of England releases rap song to highlight payday loan dangers

The Church of England's released a rap song featuring Martin Lewis which warns of the dangers of taking out payday loans

10 June 2014

Bill to curb TV payday loan ads comes to Parliament

A Bill calling for payday loan adverts to be banned between 5.30am and 9pm has been heard in Parliament

28 May 2014

Speedy Cash 'photos with Santa' flyer branded 'irresponsible' by watchdog

The ASA has told payday lender Speedy Cash not to target ads for its in-store events at families with children

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