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From Prison to Payday Loans to Entrepreneurship to CFPB Testimony

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

In February, I was given the unlikely opportunity to testify before Congress on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) proposed small-dollar lending rule. My testimony was unlikely because I grew up in public housing, spent time in federal prison for selling drugs – and I’m a satisfied customer of the payday lending industry. Now with […]