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The Federal Reserve raised interest rates in December 2016 for the first time since 2006, but rates are still at historical lows, which is good news for borrowers. If you're buying a new home or car you're in luck: You can take advantage of interest rates that haven't been this low in decades.

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The vicious debt trap of payday loans

Elliott J. Clark, 65, of Kansas City, MO, spent five years caught in the debt trap of payday loan interest when his wife's broken ankle began his high-interest cycle trap.
David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com
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The vicious debt trap of payday loans

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