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Stuff: Loan shark clampdown fast-tracked

May 1, 2020 2:48 pm Published by Comments Off on Stuff: Loan shark clampdown fast-tracked

The government has fast-tracked legislation to curb high-cost lenders in response to the financial impact of Covid-19. Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Hon Kris Faafoi has urged people to look at other options to high-cost lenders, including Good Shepherd...

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NZ Herald: Loan shark clampdown fast-tracked

May 1, 2020 2:45 pm Published by Comments Off on NZ Herald: Loan shark clampdown fast-tracked

The government has fast-tracked legislation to curb high-cost lenders in response to the financial impact of Covid-19. Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Hon Kris Faafoi has urged people to look at other options to high-cost lenders, including Good Shepherd...

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RNZ: Loan shark bill accelerated through Parliament

May 1, 2020 9:07 am Published by Comments Off on RNZ: Loan shark bill accelerated through Parliament

Jane Wrightson from the Commission for Financial Capability talked to Corin Dann this morning about the rules around high-interest loans, which were accelerated through parliament yesterday. Jane says there are good options out there for people who still need small...

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