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Google restricts payday loan display ads

Kelly Dilworth

Google, the consumer financial protections advocate? Just weeks after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hinted at new regulations for payday lenders, search engine giant Google offered its own crackdown on predatory lenders. In a blog post on Google’s public policy…
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Is Google a credit reporting agency?

Kelly Dilworth

Creditors may not be able to see on your traditional credit report what you did more than 10 years ago. But there’s nothing stopping them from looking you up online and searching the public records information that Google makes so easily available.
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Nigeria and Ghana’s dangerous love of credit cards

Emily Crone

Residents of Nigeria and Ghana search for credit cards more than people in the US, UK or India, according to a new Google tool. But it’s not for the same reasons we want them.
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