Fair Financing: Expanding Small-Dollar Short-Term Credit for Albertans
This paper examines small-dollar credit alternatives to the current payday-loan
product in the province of Alberta. While we recognize that most people
have credit requirements from time to time, the unbanked and underbanked
who can least afford to do so are forced to obtain credit under the...
Publication Date: March 31, 2016
Topic: Consumer protection
Author: Ellen M. Dungen, Randy Coutts, Rhiannon MacDonnell
Publisher: EMD Consulting Ltd.
Content Type: Research
Format Type: Report
Tag: Alternative financial services, Canada, Consumer behaviour, Consumer protection, Debt, Financial education, Financial health, Lending, Low income, Mainstream financial services, Payday lending, Regulation, Small dollar credit, Social enterprise, Unbanked, Underbanked
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