As the cost of everything keeps going up – rent, medical bills, child care, groceries, and on and on – more Americans are turning to short-term loans to make ends meet. But not all loans are created equal, and there are more than a few bad actors out there peddling loans that may make a precarious financial situation even worse. Keep reading for tips on how to spot – and avoid – predatory loans.

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