Monthly Archives: March 2021

10 future classic sneakers we’re betting on

The sneaker collector game has grown exponentially over the past decades, attracting a large number of new players, some of whom make careers through their knowledge and ability to copy and trade coveted versions. The tricky thing about sneaker versions, however, is that not everything goes as planned no matter …

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Get active with the ASICS Sunrise program for women

The Women’s Sunrise program, launched by ASICS EMEA, helps balance body and mind through simple and effective exercise. It addresses specific stress triggers and combines advice and exercises from ASICS athletes, as well as its network of experts. Eboni Usoro-Brown, an international netball champion, who won gold for England at …

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Representation of women in advertisements matters, but their absence also tells a story: Manisha Kapoor of ASCI

MUMBAI: The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) and Futurebrands have announced the launch of their very first deep and immersive dive into gender representation in Indian advertising. The study titled “GenderNext” aims to provide actionable information that can positively shape gender narratives in advertising. This is the first of …

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Vivienne Westwood’s new Asics trainer is inspired by her famous 1974 “Sex” collection

It’s easy to think of Vivienne Westwood’s new Asics Gel Kayano 27 as yet another futuristic-looking shoe. But the sneaker (the latest in her continued collaboration with the sports brand) is actually inspired by the past – in particular, the designer’s iconic “Sex” collection of 1974, a revolutionary line designed …

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Vivienne Westwood x Asics Gel Kayano 27 Release Info – Footwear News

It’s easy to think of Vivienne Westwood’s new Asics Gel Kayano 27 as yet another futuristic shoe. But the sneaker (the latest in her continued collaboration with the sports brand) is actually inspired by the past – in particular, the designer’s iconic “Sex” collection of 1974, a revolutionary line designed …

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Best Emergency Loans For Bad Credit (2021 Reviews)

Another well known market for bad credit emergency loans is CashAdvance.com. This online lending platform has been around since 1997, offering small personal loans through its extensive network of reputable lenders. If you are looking for quick financing, you can get CashAdvance.com products across the United States. Types of funding …

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“Almost eight in 10 adults will be in debt in 2021”

Study of UK adults commissioned by financial comparison experts money.co.uk Although the average amount owed has decreased from the previous year, the study found that the most common reason people go into debt is normal living expenses. According to the study of financial comparison experts money.co.uk, only 22% of the …

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Pandemic financial problems trigger credit surge – Forbes Advisor UK

Almost half (45.5%) of people have experienced financial difficulties and have resorted to at least one form of credit this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Two nationwide shutdowns, multiple business closures and rising levels of unemployment have left many people facing an uncertain financial future, prompting large numbers to …

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Is this money app targeting Alabama kids and young adults on social media?

Payday loans are no longer confined to run-down Highway 31 malls. They live on Snapchat and TikTok – they’re just a few clicks away in the App Store. Earnin, a phone money lending app, is under investigation by at least 11 states and Puerto Rico. Some southern states have joined …

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Predatory lenders attract new customers during pandemic in Illinois

By Zeta Cross Illinois’ latest consumer loan trends report shows predatory Illinois lenders attracted a 5% increase in new borrowers in 2019. Abe Scarr, of the Illinois consumer watch group PIRG, said the layoffs and uncertainty of 2020 will certainly push more desperate people to take out high-interest loan products …

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Everything you need to know about payday loans

If you’re a little strapped for cash and faced with a large expense, a payday loan might seem like … If you’re a little strapped for cash and faced with a large expense, a payday loan may seem like a viable option. Be careful, however. The typical fees and interest …

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Rising Prospects for Low Cost Small Dollar Loans

The country’s three federal bank regulators – the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), Federal Reserve Board and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) – are working together to find ways to improve access to small loans, raising hopes that more banks could offer loans affordable with small installments …

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Payday loan bill rolls out of Ohio Legislative Committee

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A House committee on Wednesday morning introduced a bill that would cap fees and interest rates on payday loan companies – after more than a year of bill freezing and less a week after House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger resigned amid an FBI Investigation report into his ties …

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Will the payday loan industry be extinct by 2023?

“New technologies such as the income stream, which allows workers to access their earned income between pay cycles, are now entering mass market adoption.” The number of payday loans issued fell 37% in the third quarter, according to data released by the FCA following an FOI request from the income …

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Nixes Payday Loan Apps on Google Play Store

High interest consumer loans – often referred to as payday advances – are now banned from having apps on the Google Play Store, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on Sunday (October 13). Apple does not have a similar ban, but the company told the WSJ it regularly reviews its …

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Jones criticizes CFPB’s proposal to rescind payday lending regulations

Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama, criticized the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposal to remove a key payday loan industry regulation introduced during President Barack Obama’s last year in office. The CFPB said on Wednesday it was reversing plans to put in place a rule to protect the most vulnerable payday loan …

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Some say that payday loans occupy a necessary niche; the proposed reform could have repercussions

(This is the second story in a series on the Las Vegas payday loan industry.) Las Vegas has plenty of flashing neon signs, but not all of them are for entertainment purposes – a signal hope for those involved in a $ 50 billion-a-year nationwide industry. Instead of flashing “girls, …

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96BM Credit Launches New Website, Strongly Condemns Usurers Who Abuse Their Name | Taiwan News

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – October 14, 2020 – As an authorized money lender in Singapore, 96BM Credit Pte Ltd wishes to clear the name of the company and strongly condemn any unauthorized money lender who misuses the name of 96BM Credit Pte Ltd as a licensed money lender. With …

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Will payday lenders sink or swim?

With lawmakers meeting in Washington and Austin, the next few years could be pivotal for Texas’ $ 5.8 billion payday loan market. In Washington, the industry’s future may depend on Donald Trump honoring his promise to empty the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In June, that federal agency proposed rules forcing …

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Fair lending organization praises Moorhead’s crackdown on payday loans

The group, mainly sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, met with city council member Heidi Durand, who is stepping down this week, as well as Mayor Johnathan Judd and new state representative Heather Keeler, to salute the city’s efforts. Moorhead has significantly lowered the interest rate on payday …

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Fort Worth Joins Other Major Texas Cities To Regulate Payday Lenders

Fort Worth was the only major city in Texas without payday loan regulations. City council on Tuesday imposed limits on the industry, though no one seemed particularly pleased with the outcome. Payday lenders offer small, short term loans that often carry high interest rates. Critics say payday loans are predatory …

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