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1.
How good does your credit need to be in order for you to take out a payday loan?
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It doesn't need to be good. You don't need good credit in order to get a payday loan. Many borrowers do not have good credit.
2.
What are some things that a payday lender could do if you did not pay back a payday loan you took out?
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All of the above. All of these are possibilities.
3.
The interest rates on payday loans are _______.
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Higher than those of banks or credit unions. Interest rates on payday loans are generally much higher than those of other loans.
4.
If you take out $1000 from a payday lender, a credit card, and a credit card cash advance, which will charge the most interest?
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The payday lender. By far, the payday lender will charge the most interest. The dollar amount difference between it and the credit cards will be immense. It should be noted that there are also options that are even lower in interest than the credit cards.
5.
A payday loan is designed to _______.
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Tide you over until your next paycheck. A payday loan is set up to pay short-term bills and to be repaid with your next paycheck.