In determining whether a loan is usurious
, the court considers the substance of the transaction, rather than its form.
The loss of pension benefits has caused more consumer debt, often with usurious
Discretionary spending disappears when people are trying desperately to meet mortgage and car payments and usurious
credit card debts and putting food on the table for their families.
Proof of that is they are currently only prepared to lend money to one another at comparatively usurious
rates of interest - the so-called credit crunch.
The nonprofit National Community Reinvestment Coalition helps free consumers from the trap of usurious
interest rates and exorbitant mortgage payments.
Acting on these issues in the special session promises to keep them from becoming the subjects of initiative campaigns, while also sparing legislators seeking re-election from being labeled as soft on usurious
lenders or pedophiles.
In San Clemente, California, a company known as Saving and Managing the Brazilian Amazon (Sambazon) is bypassing usurious
middlemen to buy acai directly from poor farmers, who also agree to designate part of their land as an ecological reserve.
Indeed, according to one western banker based in Beijing, CCB and the other large Chinese banks lend primarily to SREs, which in turn make small, usurious
loans to private companies--with the requisite bribes to the Communist Party officials involved.
In TEI's view, the equivalent of a 36-percent annual rate is usurious
, and, at the very least, a penalty so harsh should contain a reasonable cause exception.
Such hostilities were possible against co-religionists because Parisians tended to associate Italian banking activities with the usurious
practices of Jews; indeed, anti-Semitism and anti-Italianism were closely linked in that the members of both groups were accused of blood libel.
Just as the friendly governments of the region are soliciting more just arrangements with respect to their external debts, we want to apply that same philosophy internally and reconsider the entire debt Yacyreta has with the Argentine Treasury with usurious
rates," said Duarte.
She was literally starving, because in order to buy her raw materials she needed to borrow money flora a usurious
money lender--who was charging the equivalent of 10 percent interest a day.