Bashing Payday Lenders

A recent Wall Street Journal article discusses how Congress’s rush to punish banks and other financial institutions may actually be hurting those same low-income earners again by limiting payday lending.  Payday lend shops lend between $100 and $500 for short periods...
Montana Senator Sheds Light on Chippewa Cree’s Plain Green Loans

Montana Senator Sheds Light on Chippewa Cree’s Plain Green Loans

Because of growing restrictions on payday loans, banks and payday lenders are teaming up with American Indian businesses. Indian country offers a loophole, sovereign immunity, that shields companies from the U.S. government’s mandated interest rate caps and other...
Majority Believes U.S. Government has too many Regulations

Majority Believes U.S. Government has too many Regulations

70% of Americans Support Tribal Lending Rights; Overwhelming Majority Says Government Should Honor Native American Treaties UTICA, NY – Only 13 percent of those surveyed think Americans need more government regulations, according to a recent IBOPE Zogby International...
The Last Enclaves of Banking Freedom

The Last Enclaves of Banking Freedom

Huffington Post Bruce Fein Posted: 10/31/11 10:53 AM ET To a hammer, everything looks like a nail. To the army of regulators in the Obama administration, every lender looks like a potential problem that could mushroom into an A.I.G. debacle. They have spread their...
Prosperity Is Possible

Prosperity Is Possible

Five months ago, my tribe decided to partner with Think Finance to offer Plain Green. Plain Green makes short term installment loans and has experienced tremendous success since launching and I’m proud to say our tribe is already feeling the benefits. More jobs, more...

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