In Georgia, Netroots Nation Experiences the Payday Loan Pit of Despair

Every year, thousands of activists gather for the annual Netroots Nation conference. In August, they converged on Atlanta, Georgia – a state where residents are freed from the payday debt trap, but still struggling to eliminate the car-title debt trap.

Attendees would find themselves in the payday loan Pit of Despair, thinking about escaping from the deep financial hole of triple digit interest loans.

Connecticuter Addys Castillo and others urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to issue a strong payday rule to #StopTheDebtTrap:

Wisconsinite Eric Finch thanked Stop The Debt Trap coalition partners for their work: