Control sought over nuisance calls offering payday loans. One in eight Britons is being bombarded with nuisance calls every day offering high-risk financial products like payday loans, a charity has warned.
More than half (59%) of people surveyed for StepChange Debt Charity said they had received an unsolicited telephone call offering them high cost credit such as a payday loan, or the services of a fee-charging debt management company in the last 12 months. Meanwhile, 12% of people said they receive calls like this every day. Some 4% of people said they receive this type of call around once a day and another 8% said they receive more than one call a day. The survey was carried out among more than 2,000 people across Britain. StepChange also surveyed more than 1,100 of its clients and found they were much more likely than the general population to take out high-cost credit as a result of a cold call.
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Borrowing £100 for a month on a short term loan can incur charges of as much as £20, but taking the same amount from an unauthorised overdraft could see consumers stung for £100, Ffrees found. We are having trouble showing you adverts on this page, which may be a result of ad blocker software being installed on your device. Payday loans could face more restrictions - Story. If you want to take out a payday loan in Las Vegas, it's not hard to find a lender.
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