Financial Literacy: The Banking Industry & Loans
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Avoid Traps in Your Financial Future

How to Get a Fair Loan

The banking industry can be a tricky market to navigate. Be an informed consumer and know which predatory practices to steer clear from. This section discusses banking "red flags" and gives you tips on how to obtain a fair loan.

The Banking Industry

Competing Banks - When banks compete, you lose. Learn about how competition in the banking industry can hurt consumers.

Bank Failures - We've all studied the Great Depression in grade school, but bank failures aren't just a "thing of the past".

Getting a Loan

Choosing a Lender - Shopping for a personal, home or car loan? Know what to look for when in a lender.

Your Consumer Rights - Know your rights and don't be afraid to exercise them.

Predatory Lending - This is the financial buzzword of the decade. Learn how to recognize predatory lending warning signs.

Lending Tips:

Payday Loans - These loans have a bad reputation for a reason. Uncover the truth behind payday loans.

In the News: - Payday Loans to the Military Outlawed

Peer-to-Peer Lending - This phenomenon has caught on big. Discover the benefits and know the pitfalls to peer lending.

Lending Tips:

  1. Peer-to-Peer Lending for College Loans

Abusive Overdraft Loans - The name should scare you. These loans could get you into a heap of trouble you never saw coming.

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