On September 13, Instant Cash Loans (ICL) updated the information about the Scheme of Arrangement it is asking customers to vote on, saying: Over the previous weeks, we have been refining how we will assess complaints made to us in the Scheme, and there have been some important developments, which might affect how much consumers might get in the Scheme. This Scheme will affect the 2.6million … [Read more...]
Payday loans - easy to take out - hard to escape from. This page has all Debt Camel's articles about them, the most recent first.
If you think you were given a payday loan which was unaffordable - you could only repay it if you borrowed again soon afterwards, read How to ask for a payday loan refund which has step by step instructions and free template letter.
Tens of thousands of people have got a refund of the interest they paid on some of their loans using this approach!
QuickQuid (QQ) and its smaller brand Pounds To Pocket (P2P), which in February 2019 rebranded as On Stride, have been getting large numbers of affordability complaints from customers asking for refunds of interest. You may be able to get a refund if you had loans from QQ, P2P or On Stride you couldn't repay without borrowing again. You can get refunds for all type of loans, including instalment … [Read more...]
Curo Transatlantic Limited (CTL) had two brands: Wageday Advance (WDA), a mid-sized payday lender; and Juo Loans, a small guarantor lender. CTL entered administration on 26 February 2019 because of the number of payday loan affordability complaints they were receiving. They appointed KPMG as Administrators. SpeedyCash was also part of the same group as Wageday Advance. It was a … [Read more...]
UPDATE On September 13 ICL put an update on its website to say: Over the previous weeks, we have been refining how we will assess complaints made to us in the Scheme, and there have been some important developments, which might affect how much consumers might get in the Scheme. It has clarified how it will assess claims for refunds, accepting all loans over 6 years and more claims in general. … [Read more...]
Wonga stopped lending and went into administration on 30 August 2018, unable to pay refunds on all the payday loan affordability complaints it was getting. An unaffordable payday loan is one you could only manage to repay if you borrowed more elsewhere or didn't pay some bills. So you may have repaid a loan but still be able to claim a refund of the interest you paid if the loan was … [Read more...]
Some lenders responding to affordability complaints by saying your application wasn't accurate about your income or expenses when you took out the loans. They are doing this to try to put you off taking your case to the Financial Ombudsman. That may save them a lot of money! Let's see why applications may have been inaccurate and whether this is a problem for your complaint. The quotes … [Read more...]
When you get a payday loan, it arrives very quickly... so why does it take some payday lenders so long to pay out refunds for unaffordable lending? Especially as a few lenders are very fast? Thousands of people have left comments on the main How to get a payday loan refund page on the progress of their claims. This article summarises recent comments about the large and mid-sized lenders, … [Read more...]
Did your payday loans cost so much you had to keep on borrowing? The regulator says that means your loans were unaffordable and this was irresponsible lending. You can get a refund of the interest you paid on unaffordable loans. It's easy to ask for a payday loan refund using the free template letters here. The letters work if your payday loans were repaid or if you still owe … [Read more...]
SpeedyCash had several high-street stores which stopped lending in 2017. It was the trading name of SRC Transatlantic Limited which went into administration at the end of February 2019. SpeedyCash had c 183,000 former customers. If you borrowed from SpeedyCash, you may have a claim for unaffordable lending. An unaffordable loan is one you could not repay, or which you only repaid with … [Read more...]
In January, a reader told me about a loan he had for £650, with 18 monthly repayments of £147. This adds up to a total repayment of £2,650 - an eye-watering amount and more than four times what he borrowed. At first I thought this was probably taken out years ago. But in fact, it was borrowed in late 2018 from Loans2Go. Loans2Go also offer logbook loans, but this article is just about their … [Read more...]